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Willow Basket Weaving

Weave a Willow Basket in a Day
£50 pp
What happens in this class?

During this class you will learn two types of weave to create a round willow basket. The morning will be spent creating the base, using six thick base sticks and a pairing weave, then after inserting the uprights and 'pricking up' you will break for lunch.

After lunch you will learn a new weave, three rod waling, to complete the walls of your basket.

You will end the day and the basket with a fancy complex three rod wale border.

Learn lots of useful facts about willow and how to harvest and prepare it throughout the day.

Your finished basket…

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Things to remember

Please bring a packed lunch. Materials, tools and refreshments provided.

Booking Options
Private BookingFor groups of 2 to 9 guests

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Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.
Your Teacher

Wild Harvest School of Self-Reliance has taught natural crafts and simple living skills for 15 years. Empower yourself to provide for your own needs using the natural resources around you. Make leatherwork items, natural toiletries such as body butter, soap, toothpaste, tinted scented lipbalms and bath bombs, beeswax candles, willow weaving (items such as decorations, baskets, fences and garden planters), rag rugs, boho flower crowns, for the more adventurous you can even learn wild food foraging and instinctive archery with Wild Harvest School too!

Class Location
Wild Harvest School York
Boundary Farm