Beginner Youth Basket Weaving with DecArts Instructor

Learn to weave a lightship basket! It’s never too early to begin a lifetime practice of this Nantucket tradition. Students will weave a pencil holder in the tradition of the Nantucket basket. As students continue to weave in future sessions, other techniques will be added as they advance in the weaving process.

This session for first-time weavers 9 and older and is free, thanks to the generous support of the Nantucket Golf Club Foundation.

This class is for beginning youth weavers’ ages 9 and older.  Class is held after school starting at 2:45 pm – 4:30 pm.

For questions, please email

Registration is required. Space is limited and available for first-time weavers.

Maximum class size: 8

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