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How to Crochet a Bag or Basket

Course Outline

If you’ve ever wanted to make a crocheted basket, here is your chance. This class teaches you all the basics of making crocheted handbags and/or baskets. We will learn how to turn a granny square into a base for a basket or handbag. We will also learn how to make a circular base!!
We will then design the shape of the bag/basket, learn to increase and decrease, making reinforced handles and how to finish.
This is a super easy, fun project for any crocheter. Modifications will be provided for those who want to make it more challenging. Each participant is provided with the opportunity to learn a new crochet technique and use this technique to make a project at home. The course notes include detailed instructions, patterns and various other tips to help participants achieve their goals. The course is aimed as a teaching module and the patterns are demonstrated in class. Project suggestions are provided so students feel free to attempt small or large projects in their own time.

• Learn how to make a base
• Learn to build upon your stitches using tips and tricks for strength and stability
• Learn to decrease and increase
• Design the perfect size to suit your purpose
• Make reinforced handles (long or short)
• Learn to finish your project
Course Outcome

• Learn an easy project using basic beginner crochet skills
• Master colour change with no mess
• Learn how to design with Granny squares
• Learn to read a pattern
• Learn how to conceptualise a project using stitches and shapes
• Learn to finish your project properly

Please bring:

• Crochet hook set – if you have one
• Pair of scissors
• Pen and pad

Payal Bhargava
M: 0402012528

Student Feedback

"The teacher was friendly, enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and very helpful."
"Payal was helpful, and through in her delivery and her notes. she was happy to help no matter the skill level of participants."
"Excellent & enthusiastic teacher."
"The tutor is very passionate and knowledgeable about crocheting. She makes learning a new skill very enjoyable."
"Very passionate about the craft, caring and attentive of students."

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Contact us

Community College Annex: 1525 Pittwater Road
North Narrabeen NSW 2101
Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113