Crochet for Nature: Bird Roost

Date(s) - 27 Nov 2016
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Fed up making blankets and shawls? Looking for something different to make with your crochet skills? We have just the course for you: Crochet Bird Roost.

crochet bird roostCrochet bird roost Using a pattern that she designed herself, Jan will teach you how to make a crochet roosting pouch to provide shelter for the little birds in your garden. The pouches are made from Jute twine and can be customised in a variety of ways to suit the needs of your birds.

You will need to be able to crochet some basic stitches before you do this course: double and treble crochet and chains. If you can start your crochet with a ‘magic loop’ that will be helpful, but if not you will learn this skill during the day. If you can make a granny square, you can make a roosting pouch! Come along to our Beginners Crochet Workshop on Sunday 30th October 2016 if you’d like to learn to make a granny square.

Please bring your own 5mm crochet hook.


crochet workshopTutor: Jan Martin

Jan has a doctorate in ecology and has been interested in conservation and sustainability for a long time, as well as being a scientific editor. She has extensive teaching experience and this workshop is a venture into teaching crafts a topic very close to her heart. 

Fee: £35 per person (plus £5 for printed pattern and materials – payable to the tutor on the day)

You may also be interested in other craft, conservation and sustainable living workshops at Denmark Farm.


Bookings are closed for this event.

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