Berry picking basket

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Learn how to make a berry picking basket with a pre-prepared willow bottom- a great basket for those developing their weaving style.

You will learn:

  • selection of rods for stakes & weavers
  • staking up
  • pull down wale
  • French rand
  • Trac border
  • working with a hazel hoop handle
  • trimming & tidying the basket

Perfect for beginners or those who have made a few roundwork baskets & want to develop style, control & learn new weaves.

If time allows we will make a base for you to take home for your next basket!

Please note:

  • this course is physically demanding & you need a good degree of manual dexterity.

What do I need to bring?

Glasses (if you need them for close-up work).
Notebook and pen if you wish to make notes, but e-notes and links will be sent after the workshop.
Old clothes, covered, flat shoes (no sandals or open toes), something to tie hair back with (if needed).

Course leader: Rachel Hutton
Level: Beginner / Intermediate
Lunch provided: Yes

Tea, coffee, soup and cake will be provided (GF, DF and VG friendly).
Please feel free to bring your own packed lunch.

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