A short'n'sweet Foundry Family hot-take love-letter to a single, perfect object/item/obsession. This week, 100 Words On...Chari Baskets.
Equal parts classic fishing creel and rattan fanny pack, these brilliant baskets are perfect for your dreamiest adventures. The cotton velcro loops on the back effortlessly mount to bike, scooter, canoe (see below!), and beyond. The brass side loops easily clip with the matching strap and can be slung over a shoulder, worn cross body, around the waist, or looped through the back loops to become a backpack à la Turnip. Ideal for toting both precious (or fragile!) treasures and everyday essentials and suited for adventurers big AND small—we love to take ours berry picking, roadside foraging, or woods-wandering.
Chari Baskets come in two sizes: Mini and Big . While both sizes are suitable for all humans, the Mini is specifically great for little kiddoes—and the small stature of their bike handles.
For reference, The Mini will hold ~(eventually) about two pints of mulberries:
and The Big can carry ~a large bird's nest and the makings of a small bouquet:
On the open waters: