Plastic bags have just been banned in WA from July 2018! Hurrah! Not only are they horrendous for the environment but they are an abomination to fashion.
In this workshop you will learn how to crochet a basic shopping bag using yarn made from 100% recycled products.
Suitable for both beginners and the more advanced crochet lover, you will learn to follow a basic crochet pattern as well the 3 basic stitches used throughout the pattern.
We will spend time practicing these stitches before moving on the creating our beautiful shopping bags. You will not likely finish the bag in the three hours unless you are a speedy and experienced crocheter but will have definitely gained the know-how to complete its last stages independently.
About the teachers:
Cass and Maddy met as neighbours 6 years ago and bonded instantly over their love of crafting and crochet. After many a crafternoon they decided to turn this crafty love into a business, blooming into their collective of Coral and Cactus at the beginning of 2017. Cass discovered a love for crochet whilst nursing her first kidlet and passed on her passion & knowledge of the craft to Maddy, teaching her to make her first granny square only 3 years ago and from that point on Maddy was as hooked as Cass for making everything from blankets, to teddies, to jumpers and more & more…!
- How to crochet a basic shopping bag
- How to follow a basic crochet pattern
- The three basic stitches throughout the pattern
- Yarn made from 100% recycled materials
- Stitch marker, Hook and Pattern
- Coral and Cactus pouch to put it all in
Please note, there is no parking directly adjacent to Workshop Freo. Parking is available at the J Shed, E Shed, Bather's Beach parking lots, and street parking is available in High Street, Cliff Street and Phillimore St. The use of public transport and local CAT buses is encouraged.
There is a PDF document attached to all booking confirmations with a map. Mrs Trivett Place is a sharp left just before Fleet Street. It looks more like a driveway than a road. Keep walking up the hill, past Walyalup Cultural Centre and the public toilets. You will then see our little green building, number 15, tucked beneath the Roundhouse, and overlooking Bather's Beach and the J Shed.
Access is also possible from the back steps behind the J Shed or the footpath behind the Roundhouse. It's a little tucked away and if in doubt, type in 'Workshop Freo' to Google Maps or call 0431774371 for some assistance!
- Maybe a pen and notebook in case you'd like to write anything down
Closed toe shoes preferred
Suitable for all levels
Vendor since 2017
Workshop Freo is a creative space located in the Bather's Beach Arts Precinct. We are tucked away, but when you discover our amazing, heritage, seaside location you will love it! We run workshops on weekends and weekday evenings. The space is available for hire and private workshops are available.
Workshop Freo requires one week's notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. The tickets are fully transferable. Email email@example.com to organise a refund.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes stuff happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via email and entitled to a full refund or credit.
Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Workshop Freo or organised by Workshop Freo must agree to these terms and conditions.
1.) LIABILITY WAIVER
Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property brought into Workshop Freo's premises.
Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class or event organised by Workshop Freo
I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Workshop Freo
2.) PHOTO & VIDEO
I agree to give Workshop Freo unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Workshop Freo classes and events or on Workshop Freo’s premises. (Don’t worry, we’ll only these use to show others how much of a rad time you’re having through social media, newsletters, blogs, website and general Workshop Freo promo material)
Workshop Freo requires one week's notice notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. The tickets are fully transferable. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to organise a refund.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes stuff happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 6 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via email and entitled to a full refund or credit.
5.) CLOSE OF TICKET SALES
For some classes ticket sales close a week out from the workshop, due the necessity for teachers to order and organise materials. If ticket sales are not sufficient (as above) the class may be cancelled.