For as long as there has been mankind, there has been baskets. In order to transports goods, belongings, and food, humans turned to the plants and fibres around them to create baskets. As civilisation progressed and began trading with one another, basket weaving techniques travelled with the goods in the baskets in which they were transported, spreading a variety of techniques throughout the world. Basket weaving is still done today, and can bring benefits to the practitioner. In this article, learn more on the benefits of learning basket weaving.