Herb gathering basket

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Learn how to make a, low but wide, herb gathering basket using with our amazing exclusive willow Buff Noir– a great basket for beginners or for those developing their weaving style.

We will be working from a pre-woven willow base so that you can concentrate on learning:

  • pull down wales
  • herringbone rope weave
  • continuous thickness herringbone wale
  • working with hazel- cutting, drilling, sanding & applying sealant/ polish
  • 5 behind 2 border
  • trimming & tidying the basket

Perfect for those who have made a few roundwork baskets on courses & at home & want to develop style, control & learn new weaves

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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