COCOON "Crafternoon" Workshops

Textile Workshops run in Brighton and other locations including Hove, Lewes, Farnham, Chichester, Manchester & Sheffield. From Macramé plant hangers, Crochet baskets to Jumbo Arm knitting. We offer a variety of skills, and where possible use recycled materials.

We also do private adult or kids (age 10+) parties, so if you have an event in mind please contact us for more details.


Arm Knitting Blanket Workshop

Made from extreme chunky vegan friendly yarn.

Join us for an afternoon of arm knitting & learn the simple skill to create your very own throw/blanket.

Perfect for beginners & knitters alike, Paula from Cocoon&me will guide you through the simple art of arm knitting to create this beautiful homeware accessory. It is so satisfying knitting with this giant yarn as your work grows quickly & you walk away with an amazing on trend throw!

Size of the blanket will be approximately 95cm x 1.30cm, makes a beautiful throw to snuggle into, or as a design feature at the end of your bed or sofa. A choice of colours are available so please choose when booking - please book 7 days prior to event to secure colour.

Cost includes all materials & refreshments.

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Macramé Water Bottle Bag

"I love my little Macramé bag & use it all the time carrying my reusable water bottle" Paula .

Join us for an evening creating this cute Macramé bag. Made from a soft, flexible & durable recycled cotton cord in a range of colours. You can choose how long to make the strap either opting for a cross body style or simply over the shoulder handle.

Perfect for beginners, Paula from Cocoon&me will guide you through the simple art of Macramé to create this beautiful & sustainable accessory. It doesn't only look good it is so practical. Perfect for summer & the festival season.

Cost includes all materials & refreshments.

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Macramé Plant Hanger Workshop

This workshop is designed for beginners, learn how to make your own bespoke macramé plant hanger. Paula from Cocoon&me will firstly show you a few basic knots and techniques.

Using your choice of 5 mm recycled cotton, you will then be able to design and customise your very own macramé plant hanger.

A macramé plant hanger will make a perfect gift or simply a beautiful and contemporary addition to your home mad by you!

Cost includes all materials & refreshments.

Plant not included.


Macramé Wall Hanging Workshop

Join us for our newest workshop. Designed for beginners, Paula from Cocoon&me will show you a few basic knots & techniques to inspire you to create your own bespoke macramé wall hanging. Made from a soft 5 mm recycled cotton rope in a choice of 4 colours & a choice of 2 copper hanging options, you will be able to design & customise your very own macramé wall hanging.

A perfect gift or a beautiful & contemporary addition to your home, hand made by you!

Cost includes all material & refreshments

Extra materials will be available to purchase on the day for you to continue creating at home.


Crochet Kitty Cat Basket Workshop

Learn how to create this cute cat basket to COCOON your kitty ! A crochet bed you can make for your cat or as a special gift.

Made from extremely chunky, roving yarn. This is a soft, vegan friendly material and machine washable.

You will learn how to make this basket using a large 35 mm crochet hook. The COCOON measures approximately 40 cm diameter. Please note, If you require a larger basket please email me prior to workshop to ensure you will have the correct amount of yarn and be given details to make the correct size.

Please also note that measurements are an approximate as everyone's tension can differ.

There is a choice of 6 colours available so please book 7 days prior to workshop to ensure you get the colour you prefer.

Cost includes all materials & refreshments.


PomPom & Prosecco Wreath

A fun workshop making PomPom wreath. Using a multi pompom maker you will be shown how to make multiple pompoms to attach decoratively to a copper ring. You will also be shown a simple macrame knot to hang the wreath from. Yarns will be provided, but please bring your own if you have particular colours you would like to use for your design.

If there is time, you will have the chance to make a simple pompom decoration for your Christmas tree or to decorate your gift wrapped presents.

Cost includes all materials & refreshments.


Crochet Plant Hanger Workshop

A great workshops for beginners, Paula from Cocoon&me will show you how to make a crochet circle & progress to creating a simple & stylish plant pot.

We use a recycled cotton cord & 10 mm recycled crochet hook. The COCOON planter also has a special plant pot included in the price. A choice of colours will be available on the day.

Extra yarn & hooks available to purchase at the end of the workshop.

All materials are included.

Cost includes all materials & refreshments.


Creative Craft Show Manchester

September - Thursday 5th, Friday 6th, Saturday 7th
Event City, Manchester
Arm Knitting blanket & Macramé plant hanger workshops to be held daily.
For more information & to book tickets for the show and to book places on the Workshops click on links below:

Creative Craft Show

Arm knitting Workshop

Macramé hanger Workshop


Everyone who attends or has attended a workshop is eligible to receive a loyalty card.