march, 2023

2023sun05mar10:00 am3:30 pmCrochet with Raffia: Beach Bag (MARCH DAY SCHOOL)£83 - Come to this relaxing, fun and informative day school and make your own beachbagColeridge Community CollegeDay:Sunday length of course: 1 day


(Sunday) 10:00 am - 3:30 pm


Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

1 day


Course details

Brief Description:

Get Hooked on Crochet!!

Raffia is a fibre made from plants, usually palm leaves, and has the texture of paper. Recently raffia accessories such as hats and bags, have come back into fashion. This course will guide you through the complexities of working with raffia yarn and help you to produce a simple beach bag.

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?

Not suitable for beginners. You will need to be fluent in all the basic crochet stitches, understand the increase/decrease stitches and be able to read a basic crochet pattern.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn how to handle Raffia yarn
  • Create a beautiful summer accessory

Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment:

No additional costs required. This course is fully kitted.

For the first session you will need to bring:

Yourself, a positive mindset and lots of patience!

On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

You can continue to practice with Raffia yarn, creating other small projects such as place mats, coaters and baskets.

Adult Learn and Train offer courses through-out the year.
Try similar courses or maybe look at learning something completely new.
You will find provision on some Saturday and Sunday’s, you will also find courses available in the day and evening at different venues in Cambridge. Courses vary in length from one-off sessions to 10 weeks or more


£83 – Please contact the office on 01223 712340 to make payment


Sarah PonsonbySince graduating in 2012 with a BA in Fashion, I’ve been working with some of the well-known Highstreet fashion brands in the UK developing new products and looking at fabric innovation. In 2019 I started my business, Stitches, teaching various textile classes around Cambridgeshire. It’s a real joy for me, giving others the ability to express themselves in a creative way and seeing my pupils work come to actuality


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