Basket Weaving Day

19th Feb 2022
Location: Wild Harvest School of Self-Reliance, YO424TA
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Basket Weaving Course

Learn to Weave a Willow Basket in a Day!

Join Wild Harvest for a fun, informative day-course to learn to weave a beautiful round willow basket. On the morning you will create the base using a pairing weave and then insert the uprights before breaking for lunch (bring your own). On the afternoon you will learn a new weave called three rod wale, which you will use to create the walls. Finally finishing off with a pretty border, some people may get to add a handle, you will get to take your complete basket home that evening! What will you put in yours? During the day, Di will talk to you about this magical and versatile material and also explain how the skills you learn in the day can be taken into the garden to make planters and fences. All our willow weaving courses sell out so do get booked up today, our basket weaving course is the best value day course in the country. You will make a more complex prettier basket for less money at Wild Harvest as our mission is always to be affordable and not to make these crafts exclusive. Some courses will charge you £120 for a lesser experience and product! If there is’nt a date to suit please email in to and we can set a new date.

Why Learn With Wild Harvest:

  • In business for 16 years teaching rural skills and foraging
  • Previously ran walks for Forestry Commission
  • Member of the Association of Foragers
  • Qualified Adult Education Teacher
  • Calm and Patient
  • Wilderness First Aid Qualified
  • Archery GB instructor
  • Fully Insured with Specialist Outdoor Pursuits Insurer
  • Lived Off-Grid raising three children alone in a remote caravan
  • Asked to do talks around the country/media interviews on all aspects of self-reliance and natural lifestyle

What You Get for £63:

  • Comprehensive Tuition
  • All materials
  • Tool Use
  • Refreshments
  • Photos of the day to download
  • Ample Free parking
  • A basket for life!
  • The knowledge to have a go at home
  • The option to buy a bundle of willow at cost

We buy our willow from Somerset Willow Growers and wholeheartedly recommend them. They can be found HERE


  • Time: 10.30-5.30pm
  • Venue: Wild Harvest, new tipi site at YO42 4RJ
  • Free Parking and Loo available.

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