Craftivism Taster : Yarn Bombing

Ref: C2527305

Find examples of other yarn bombed projects across the globe and create your very own Enjoy the satisfaction of expressing your creativity for others to enjoy when you have completed your project Have fun recycling and revamping old wool jumpers and anything else to create a impress display piece Never has there been the perfect time to showcase what can be achieved and how important Craftivism has been as always will be as we chose to recycle, reuse and save all while having fun

Course aim

The popular craze of yarn bombing is here! Learn basic techniques using wool, knitting & crochet skills to create a yarn bombing individual or group project Enjoy the social interaction with likeminded friendly people in a relaxed atmosphere

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • experience the satisfaction of expressing your creativity using wool and craftivism to complete a project
  • learn and support each other in knitting and crochet techniques making good use of the materials at hand being resourceful not wasteful so something wonderful can be completed within the group
  • Enjoy the social interaction and positivity with likeminded people as you create something for others to see and share and continue in your own time using the skills and ideas you have gained
  • work in a tidy and considerate manner in the classroom being aware of each others personal space and materials
  • Follow all health and safety regulations regarding sharp or hazardous material

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

We have a small amount of wool, knitting needles & crochet hooks to use in the class You can bring in your own materials to enable you to carry on with the project in your own time We will have some patterns to follow but you could do research & have ideas to start the discussion of the project

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Craftivism Taster : Yarn Bombing

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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