Christmas Macrame - Hucknall Library -Adult Learning

Hucknall Library, Hucknall

Key details

Date -
Sessions Wednesdays: 9:30am - 11:30am
No. sessions 3
Venue Hucknall Library, Hucknall
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 12
Cost FREE - £12

About this course

Are you getting to Knotts about Christmas; then take time to relax with this Christmas Macramé mini course.  Macrame is relaxing and therapeutic craft, as it keeps your hands busy and gives your mind time to rest.   

You will learn the basic knots needed to get started with macramé and by the end of the course you be able to complete our own Christmas Projects – great for adding a natural touch to your Christmas decorations. 

There is no previous experience necessary to complete this course just a wiliness to have a try, as we will go over the basic knots. 

You receive a list of materials once you book the course. - this is project-based course, and these are difference projects to the 2022 course.

At the end of the course learners will have an understanding of some the equipment & materials available.  At the end of the course learners will had the chance to try some mini projects to create Christmas decorations 

What will learners achieve by the end of the course?   

  • Be able to Identity and demonstrate the basic Macrame Knots – Larks Head  
  • Be able to Identity and demonstrate the basic Macrame Knots – Square Knot 
  • Be able to Identity and demonstrate the basic Macrame Knots – Gathering knot 
  • Be able to Identity and demonstrate the basic Macrame Knots - Double Half Hitch 
  • Develop/Use counting skills & measuring – Be able to measure cord required for the projects 
  • Completed some Christmas Theme projects in Macrame 
  • Develop/improve their eye and hand coordination 
  • Analyse the benefits of creative activities to improved mental health  

Within the course learners will gain an understanding of; 

  • Macrame equipment 
  • Macrame knots 

None of the items are essential but the ones with (*)= recommend to get the best of the course 

Materials & Equipment Required: 

  • Macrame cord (*) - require 3 or 5mm twisted ply cord (requirements for projects) 
  • Alternative – Piping cord, Parcel String is great to practice with, alternative macrame cord, or jute cord 
  • (Details of cords to follow) 
  • General – detail one to follow 
  • Knotting Board/Cork board  
  • T – Pins or holding pins (useful but not essential – tutor has some to use in class) 
  • Bauble  
  • Curtain ring  
  • Large ring to make a wreath  (suggestion - 
  • Scissors 

Suggested Reading for the course  

  • Macrame : techniques and projects for the complete beginner, Wilson, Tansy. Shelf Number: 746.4222043 
  • Elemental macrame : 20 macrame and crystal projects for balance and beauty, Millar, Rebecca. Shelf Number: 746.4222 
  • Macraweave : macrame meets weaving with 18 stunning home decor projects, Mullins, Amy. Shelf Number: 746.42 
  • Macrame : the craft of creative knotting for your home, Zedenius, Fanny. Shelf Number: 746.4222041 
  • The knotting & braiding bible : the complete guide to creative knotting including kumihimo, macrame and plaiting , Wood, Dorothy, 1955- Shelf Number: 745.5942 
  • Micro macrame beaded jewellery : 30 stunning designs using crystals and cords, DeGroot, Annika. Shelf Number: 745.5942 
  • Macrame : 19 great weekend projects, Gentry, Jim. Shelf Number: 746.4222 
  • Macrame 2 Zedenius, Fanny. Shelf Number: 746.4222041 

Booking your place and fee information

If you are in receipt of certain benefits you will be offered the course for free, however if you have a financial barrier which may prevent you from enrolling on the course  please visit our webpage for further information

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

  • Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield 
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater London
  • Greater Manchester
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
  • West Yorkshire

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