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Fri, 25 Nov


Tai Tam Reservoir Road

Feral Fridays - Plant Fibre Magic: String, Cordage and Jewellery making

This week we learn how to forage, harvest and make cordage & rope straight from plants. Use your hands to twine fibers together to make strong and natural cordage that can be transformed into a bracelet or necklace.

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Feral Fridays - Plant Fibre Magic: String, Cordage and Jewellery making
Feral Fridays - Plant Fibre Magic: String, Cordage and Jewellery making

Time & Location

25 Nov 2022, 9:00 am – 26 Nov 2022, 2:00 pm

Tai Tam Reservoir Road, Tai Tam Reservoir Rd, Tai Tam, Hong Kong

About the event

Learning to twine your own string from plants offers you a resourceful skill for many different situations and will change the way you observe and interact with Nature. 

You will learn not just to make string and cordage, but to master the ways in strengthening your string, in balancing the two sides that are woven together to add strenh and stability. You'll learn how our ancestors used to make fishing nets, baskets, bags and even clothing. Its not even about the string at all, its about the patience, the observation, the perseverance, resourcefulness, resilience and weaving all these parts together as the cord of life, all in balance with Nature. 

In making string, we will also have an opportunity to make a piece of jewelry from your handmade string and transform it into a bracelet or necklace. 

This workshop is suitable for beginners and all materials are provided for. The workshop will be held outdoors, under the shade of trees by a riverside. In the event of heavy rain, we will move our meeting to a sheltered, covered space. 

We hope to open the door to a new hobby and practice that will be rewarding for years to come. 


The Call of the Wild series offers 6 weeks of workshops on Earth Skills and Nature Connection Guidance. Each week we offer a different focus, with participants opting to join packages of 3 weeks or 6 weeks, with a limited number of drop in sessions available for one-off attendees. 

1 session drop-in rate: HK$780

Set of 3 sessions: HK$2080

Set of 6 sessions: HK$3880

The series is designed to build on from previous skills gained from joining over a period of time, which deepens connection, practice, and the community of people who gather together in learning these skills. 


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