Willow Workshop - Sweet Pea Basket

At Yateley Library 10am to 1pm

25 April 2019 10am to 1pm

Course aims

To make a conical plant support for your sweet peas with an integral cover for the pot.

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • learn a "3 rod wale" and complete 2 or 3 rows of it
  • complete a spiralling pairing weave
  • bind the top together with willow

About the course

Local basket maker Judith Needham will take you step by step through the process of building a strong, sturdy plant support 2 to 3ft tall. The techniques you will learn could be scaled up to make taller bean support in your garden. Pre-requisite skills include ability to distinguish right from left manual dexterity.

This course could lead to

Other willow and rush courses at Fleet, Yateley, Farnborough and Aldershot Libraries.