Youth Weaving: The Nantucket Basket with Dale Rutherford & Judy Prohaska

It’s never too early to begin the lifelong skill of basket weaving. This is a Nantucket tradition that continues to be passed on to new generations of weavers.

This workshop is designed for youth ages 8-14 where each student will learn and execute all steps in weaving their own basket. Each student will learn all how to set up the staves, weave, add the rim and handle on their own 4″ basket with a handle.

This workshop is led by 2 experienced Nantucket weavers so students will have great instruction and assistance. All materials included.

Maximum class size: 8

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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