Basketweave Crochet

basketweave crochet workshop

During the course of this one day workshop you will learn how to create the basketweave stitch and create your own gorgeous cushion, see the picture below. The basketweave stitch is a highly textured stitch and is very dense making it great for cushions, baskets and even rugs around the home.

A brilliant technique to add to your crochet repertoire. 

This workshop is led by Eleonora.

Cost

£65.00

Date

01 Mar 2023
Expired!

Time

9:30 am - 2:30 pm

What will we cover?

On this one-day workshop you’ll learn how to use the highly textured basketweave stitch to create your own gorgeous cushion. 

 

You will: 

  • be taken step by step through the stitch and pattern
  • understand the concept of ‘post’ crochet
  • look at variations of the basketweave stitch 
  • explore how to design your own pattern, allowing you to make a different size cushion cover.

 

How will I be taught?

You’ll be taught in our lovely studio by a friendly and experienced tutor, through demonstration and guidance as you work. 

 

You’ll also be able to ask questions, making sure everything is clear and that you’re getting the best results you can. 

Do I need any previous experience or skills?

Yes, you do need basic crochet skills to join this course. 

Are materials provided? Is there anything I need to source myself?

Please bring along your own hook and choice of yarn. After all, everyone has different tastes in colour and we want this to fit right in when it gets home. 

 

You’ll need 3 x 100g balls of an Aran yarn (also known as worsted weight yarn).

What will I take home with me?

You’ll leave with a cushion that’s well on its way to being finished and fabulous. 

Refreshments

Drinks and biscuits will be available but we recommend that you bring a packed lunch with you.

Photography

During all of our workshops photographs are taken for promotional purposes only. Please make us aware at the time of booking if you would prefer not to be included.

Tutor

Eleonora Tully
Eleonora Tully

Eleonora is a passionate crochet designer and blogger. Her Dutch mother crocheted her own wedding dress in 1974 and Eleonora was wrapped in crocheted blankets soon after she was born - it really has always been a part of her life! Eleonora lives with her husband, three children and family dog, a Miniature Schnauzer called Salty. As a designer she draws a lot of inspiration from the coastline where she lives, and shares this through her blog: www.coastalcrochet.com. Many of Eleonora's designs have been published in magazines including 'Simply Crochet', ‘Inside Crochet’ and 'Crochet Now', and she posts regular updates on her popular Instagram account @coastalcrochet. In her day job she works part time as a nurse and has hosted crochet workshops as part of local NHS wellbeing events.

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