Intro to Nålbinding (In-Person)

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street, Marine on St. Croix, MN

  Experience the joy of creation, and shaping things out of simple materials.  Explore this ancient form of textile construction. Nålbinding (needle stitching) can be traced back to the bronze and iron age. This fiber technique preceded knitting and crochet and is seen more recently in Scandinavian mittens, hats, stockings and milk strainers.  Students will…

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Make a Cozy Wool Wreath (In-Person)

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street, Marine on St. Croix, MN

  Learn how to crochet around a wire frame with your fingers to create a soft and cozy holiday wreath. Choose from 4 colors of merino wool roving yarn (undyed cream, conifer green, claret red or granite gray). The finished wreath is approximately 14 inches in diameter. We'll finish them by attaching a hanger and…

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Challenge Yourself Series: Introduction to Brioche Knitting (In-Person)

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street, Marine on St. Croix, MN

This is a two session class, spread out over one weekend, Saturday, November 13 and Sunday, November 14. Once you learn to brioche, you can truly declare that knitting is your superpower! Brioche is more than a trend; it’s a technique that’s here to stay.  And no wonder! Its light, fluffy texture is unequalled, it’s…

Intro to Nålbinding (In-Person)

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street, Marine on St. Croix, MN

  Experience the joy of creation, and shaping things out of simple materials.  Explore this ancient form of textile construction. Nålbinding (needle stitching) can be traced back to the bronze and iron age. This fiber technique preceded knitting and crochet and is seen more recently in Scandinavian mittens, hats, stockings and milk strainers.  Students will…

Sold Out $90.00

Make a Cozy Chunky Knit Blanket (In-Person)

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street, Marine on St. Croix, MN

Learn how to make a dreamy super thick and cozy knit blanket out of merino wool roving, plus tips and techniques for caring for these blankets. No knitting experience required! Knit and crochet designer Cara Corey will show you how to use a "table knitting" technique, forming the stitches with your hands rather than using knitting needles.…

Learn to Needle Felt! Acorns, Gnomes OR Berries! (In-Person)

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street, Marine on St. Croix, MN

  This class is designed to introduce students to needle felting with a simple, seasonal project achievable in two hours’ time. Perfect for beginners. No experience necessary. Felting is older than spinning or weaving and found in many world cultures.  Felting wool means to agitate the fibers so that they bond together into a non-woven…