Twined Basketry Techniques

Online Streaming of Twined Basketry

Live via Zoom


Jump online with Adrienne to learn the ancient craft of twined basketry. A challenging technique that Adrienne promises to deliver to you!. Adrienne will talk you through the starting point of the technique, adding methods and provide finishing possibilities . Adrienne will talk about grasses that commonly available from your garden that can be applied.

NEEDTOKNOW: If you cannot access native plants you can order paper twine online to weave with.. You will need at least two different colours of paper twine, and  pair of scissors. Alternatively if you can collect Dianella, Flax or Red Hot Poker,,, these can be used but please harvest 3 days before weaving with them and strip them into workable pieces.

In this class students can expect to learn a fundamental weaving techniques. The basketry technique of twining. Each stitch has an individual story, history and process which will be explained throughout the day. These techniques and can be used in creative sculpture and combined for infinite possibilities. Adrienne will set one tasks however expects the students will use the new knowledge in a plethora of possibities. This is a challenging course suitable for beginners.

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What you will learn

  • Participants will learn how to make one basket using twining technique
  • Participants will undestand how to manipulate their technique into sculptural forms if they wish.
  • Participants will learn how to recognize and harvest materials.

What you will get

  • One twined basket and the skills to create their own.
  • A learner guide handout

What to bring

  • A snack to share, a towel, comfortable shoes, and a pair of scissors comes in handy!

What to wear

Casual (Warning: This might get messy)

Appropriate for

Everyone interested to learn weaving also people interested in a warm, fun, safe and connected learning environment.

Adrienne Kneebone

Vendor since 2017

Adrienne Kneebone spent 12 years in the Northern Territory mastery the craft of weaving as well as working extensively with women from Western Arhnem land. She has a lot of skills, knowledge, and storytelling to share and finds enjoyment in the atmosphere of a weaving group. Her skills range from basket twining to native grass cobbling through to bush toy making. 

She now resides by the Yarra river in East Warburton where she has adapted to weaving with the local plant material. Her classes are light-hearted and enjoyable as she draws the creative spirit from people.

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4.5 (2 reviews)
28 March 2021Twined Basketry Techniques
I really loved learning a new weaving skill and loved Adrienne's knowledge of materials.
28 March 2021Twined Basketry Techniques
Great class. Wonderful weaving teacher! Friendly and good instructions. I was able to end the class understanding the weaving technique and make a small basket.

Refund Policy

Adrienne Kneebone requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer.  Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email Adrienne Kneebone to organise a refund or transfer

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You need to let me know two days before event if you would like a refund, many thanks.

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