Handicraft clubs


Handicraft clubs are long-term course packages. Registration for the clubs take place through the Taitokeskus that organizes the course. The club fee is 12€ per session + the material fee according to usage. You can also participate with our organization’s handicraft passport (85€ a year) up to 8 times without a fee. You can acquire your craft passport from the nearest Taitokeskus.


Kässä - crafting school for children and youth (starting Mon 28th August 2023)

Common studies 1-4 (ages 7-11) every Monday starting 28 August at 15-16.45.
Thematic studies 5-6 (ages 12-17) every Wednesday starting 30 August at 16.30-19.

Kässä curriculum follows basic education of general curriculum in arts for children and youth from age 7 to 17. Kässä fall semester begins in September and in late January – early February for spring semester. Pupils are placed in groups taking into accord their age and skills. The fee for a semester is 75 € plus spent material. Fall break is during week 42.


Aiku – crafting school for adults

Two groups for selection with similar content, whichever fits your schedule best. Aiku curriculum follows basic education of general curriculum in arts. The goal is to learn different handicrafts and techniques through interactive and experimental work. The fee for semester is 150 € plus spent material. Anyone over 18 can join adult groups.



Starting time Fri 1st September at 17–20.30 and Sat 2nd September at 10–13.30. Next meetings will be on 6th - 7th October and 10th–11th November and 1st–2nd December.


Starting time Fri 15th of September at 17–20.30 and Sat 16th September at 10–13.30. Next meetings will be on 13th –14 October and 17th –18th November and 15th –16th December.



Knitting club (starting on Wed 13th September 2023 at 17-20)

The knitting club assembles every other Wednesday starting on 13th September at 17-20 in café: Kauppaneuvoksen Kahvila. Join in early as exterior doors are closed at 17. The club consists of knitting with various techniques in changing themes.


Taito senior club (every Wed starting on 13th September 2023 at 10-13)

In our senior club, you get to learn new ideas to techniques whilst having a cup of coffee and relaxed small talk.


Spinning club (last Thu of every month starting on 28th September 2023 at 17-20)

Spinning club assembles last Thursday of every month 28th September 2023. In this club, you get to learn to use a spindle and a spinning wheel using different wools and fibers. This club meets in the classroom on the second floor of the brick house.



Taitokeskus Joensuu
Koskikatu 1, Taitokortteli
Tel. +358 50 315 6946


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