The Wicker Stitch is a great stitch for baskets and other woven items. For a realistic effect, try using one of our favorite threads: Straw Silk.
Because of the large repeat to the pattern, we suggest saving it for large open areas of canvas, like backgrounds. It also works well for borders.
The above example was done in Straw Silk.
It is a perfect thread for baskets and other woven objects. Shop Straw Silk by clicking here.