Design Museum Academy Young People Workshop

Design Camp: Crochet Your Own Phone Pouch

Join a creative workshop and learn to crochet with designer Peju Obasa.

This workshop is suitable for young people at secondary school, aged 11-14 of all levels, from beginners to advanced.

Phone case by Peju Obasa

What to expect

Learn how to read and follow crochet patterns, practice stitches and basic sewing finishing techniques to create your own phone pouch to wear yourself or give as a gift.

What will be taught?

– Crochet terminology

– How to follow a crochet pattern

– How to use a crochet hook

– How to knit

– Basic sewing finishing techniques

Please note that all equipment, materials and light refreshments will be provided, but you must bring a packed lunch.


Peju Obasa

Obasa is a Womenswear designer specialising in knitwear and crochet, whose work takes influence from her vibrant Nigerian roots and old traditions in craftsmanship. The namesake womenswear and accessories label embraces printing and dyeing and tenacious knitting techniques to create innovative pieces. At the core of the brand is a conscious attitude towards sustainability and exploring materiality.

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Booking information

Young person: £70
Early bird Young Person: £64
Members: £56
Early bird Members: £51

Early bird deadline: Sunday 29 January

Capacity is limited, please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Check out the Design Museum Academy refunds and cancellations policy here.

Other Design Camps

Learn more about our programme of activities designed for young people to get creative.