The translation for basket in the Nigerian dialect, igbo , is ǹkàtà. It is the inspiration for these socks. In Nigeria and other African countries, baskets serve an everyday use. Walk the streets and you can easily see baskets being utilized for ease of transporting goods and other resources. At home, they are used for cooking as well as storage purposes. In many African cultures, baskets are also used in traditional celebrations like weddings, for gift offerings.