Try This: Necktie Basket

Turn silk neckties into a soft basket perfect for storing small items.

2. You’ll need about 50 feet of cord or yarn. Cut it into10-foot lengths so it’s easier to pull through as you work. Folding the tie in half lengthwise as you go, coil it around the outside of the circle until you have two complete rounds of material. Now tie your cord onto this doubled circle and loop the cord around and through the circle 12 to 16 times. This binds the two coils of necktie together.
Photo By Susan Wasinger