Example knotted wristband
Knotted Wristbands

Knotted Wristbands

40 Brunswick Square London WC1N 1AZ
19 Aug 2020 — 31 Dec 2020
  • Family
Create colourful wristbands and more in this simple activity for all the family.

Did you know some of the Foundling Hospital pupils learnt to tie knots? Taking inspiration from them, learn how to make a wristband, bookmark and more in this activity from artist Julia Deering. You will need:

  • Colourful wool or string
  • Books or other heavy weights


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