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(Waitlist) Intro to Entrelac Knitting – March 2, 2024

Mar 02, 2024 9:30AM—12:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Entrelac, highly valued for its 3-dimensional texture, has the appearance of a basketweave pattern comprised of knitted strips. However, it’s knitted in one piece! Instructor Carol Stec will teach you the secret to this mysterious technique. Students will start by casting on, then build tier upon tier of triangles and diamonds to get a good start…

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Community Knit Night – March 5, 2024

Mar 05, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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***This event requires NO registration! Come as you are and bring a knitting project — whether you’re in the middle of one, or have a project you’ve been meaning to start. If you don’t knit, bring your crochet or embroidery, spinning, or weaving. Find a new friend or meet up with an old one and enjoy…

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Intro to Spinning on a Wheel – March 16, 2024

Mar 16, 2024 9:30AM—3:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Learn to spin wool on a wheel and leave class with a skein of your own handmade yarn. Join Sharon Knutson from Knitting My Way Home and learn the basics of spinning wool into yarn. Sharon will provide you with the knowledge to begin or continue your life-long exploration of the art of spinning wool. This…

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(Waitlist) Intro to Band Weaving on an Inkle Loom – March 16, 2024

Mar 16, 2024 10:00AM—3:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Band loom weaving is easier than you may think and it is a great way to start weaving. There are endlessly fascinating weavings that can be created on an Inkle loom. The bands woven on an Inkle loom are versatile and very useful. This type of weaving has been around for centuries.  In this class, you…

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Community Knit Night – March 19, 2024

Mar 19, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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***This event requires NO registration! Come as you are and bring a knitting project — whether you’re in the middle of one, or have a project you’ve been meaning to start. If you don’t knit, bring your crochet or embroidery, spinning, or weaving. Find a new friend or meet up with an old one and enjoy…

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Rip It – Warp It – Weave It – March 23, 2024

Mar 23, 2024 9:00AM—2:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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What can you do with old fabric? WEAVE IT into a placemat or table runner. In this class, you will prepare fabric, warp the loom, and weave. This class is designed for any level weaver! Your guide is Lisa Peterson, weaver extraordinaire. Feel free to bring “fiber” to prepare. Lisa will also have plenty of fiber to…

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Community Knit Night – March 26, 2024

Mar 26, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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***This event requires NO registration! Come as you are and bring a knitting project — whether you’re in the middle of one, or have a project you’ve been meaning to start. If you don’t knit, bring your crochet or embroidery, spinning, or weaving. Find a new friend or meet up with an old one and enjoy…

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Community Knit Night – April 2, 2024

Apr 02, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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***This event requires NO registration! Come as you are and bring a knitting project — whether you’re in the middle of one, or have a project you’ve been meaning to start. If you don’t knit, bring your crochet or embroidery, spinning, or weaving. Find a new friend or meet up with an old one and enjoy…

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Needle Felt a Yellow Warbler – April 6, 2024

Apr 06, 2024 9:30AM—1:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Sweet, sweet, I am so sweet… the unmistakable early spring call of the Yellow Warbler. In this fast-paced class, you will learn to needle felt a three-dimensional yellow warbler that hangs from a cord and is perched on a branch of spring blossoms. You will also learn finishing details for glass bead eyes, mounting, and…

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How the Heck Do I Finish This? (When your knitting has you stumped) – April 6, 2024

Apr 06, 2024 9:30AM—1:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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After working many hours on your handknit project, give it the professional finish it deserves. As a former judge for knitting competitions, I have compiled instructions for the techniques you need to finish well. This class will consist of plenty of demonstrations, with opportunities for you to try out skills on swatches. (Swatches will be…

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Community Knit Night – April 9, 2024

Apr 09, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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***This event requires NO registration! Come as you are and bring a knitting project — whether you’re in the middle of one, or have a project you’ve been meaning to start. If you don’t knit, bring your crochet or embroidery, spinning, or weaving. Find a new friend or meet up with an old one and enjoy…

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Intro to Entrelac Knitting – April 13, 2024

Apr 13, 2024 9:30AM—12:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Entrelac, highly valued for its 3-dimensional texture, has the appearance of a basketweave pattern comprised of knitted strips. However, it’s knitted in one piece! Instructor Carol Stec will teach you the secret to this mysterious technique. Students will start by casting on, then build tier upon tier of triangles and diamonds to get a good start…

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Community Knit Night – April 16, 2024

Apr 16, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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***This event requires NO registration! Come as you are and bring a knitting project — whether you’re in the middle of one, or have a project you’ve been meaning to start. If you don’t knit, bring your crochet or embroidery, spinning, or weaving. Find a new friend or meet up with an old one and enjoy…

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Upcycled Coiled Baskets & More (Intergenerational) April 20, 2024

Apr 20, 2024 10:00AM—1:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Coiling has been utilized for centuries by many cultures to create basketry, often with plant fibers. In honor of Earth Day, we will put a modern spin on this craft, using plastic shopping bags (that so often get thrown away) as the filler for our coils. We will also use various yarns to do the…

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Community Knit Night – April 23, 2024

Apr 23, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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***This event requires NO registration! Come as you are and bring a knitting project — whether you’re in the middle of one, or have a project you’ve been meaning to start. If you don’t knit, bring your crochet or embroidery, spinning, or weaving. Find a new friend or meet up with an old one and enjoy…

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Embroidered Hearts – April 27, 2024

Apr 27, 2024 10:00AM—3:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine St. Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Come and be inspired by letting the hand and heart enjoy something new with help from needle and thread. Use the stitches you learn as samples for future projects. The goal of this class is to use the basic techniques of embroidery like stem, feather, and blanket stitches, adding French knots or couching to outline and…

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Community Knit Night – April 30, 2024

Apr 30, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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***This event requires NO registration! Come as you are and bring a knitting project — whether you’re in the middle of one, or have a project you’ve been meaning to start. If you don’t knit, bring your crochet or embroidery, spinning, or weaving. Find a new friend or meet up with an old one and enjoy…

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Intro to Spinning on a Wheel – May 4, 2024

May 04, 2024 9:30AM—3:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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*May and June classes will open to members on March 12 and non-members on March 14. Not a member? Sign up here. * Learn to spin wool on a wheel and leave class with a skein of your own handmade yarn. Join Sharon Knutson from Knitting My Way Home and learn the basics of spinning wool into yarn.…

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Macrame Plant Hanger (Intergenerational) May 11, 2024

May 11, 2024 10:00AM—12:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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*May and June classes will open to members on March 12 and non-members on March 14. Not a member? Sign up here. * For the love of knots, let’s learn about macrame! This class is designed to help beginners learn some basic knots in order to create a plant hanger with soft cotton cord.  You will…

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Needle Felt a Goldfinch Mounted with Flowers – June 3, 2024

May 11, 2024 9:30AM—1:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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*May and June classes will open to members on March 12 and non-members on March 14. Not a member? Sign up here. * In this fast-paced class, you will learn to needle felt a three-dimensional American goldfinch from core wool and apply lifelike characteristics using merino prefelt and merino roving. You will also learn finishing details…

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Boro Mending with Sashiko Stitches (Intergenerational) May 11, 2024

May 11, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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*May and June classes will open to members on March 12 and non-members on March 14. Not a member? Sign up here. * Boro is derived from the Japanese term ‘Boroboro’ which means something tattered or repaired. In this class, you will learn the ancient and gentle Japanese art of Boro using simple Sashiko stitches. In…

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Weaving: 1 Warp-2 Colors-4 Napkins-16 Patterns (Intergenerational) May 18, 19 & June 1, 2024

May 18, 2024 10:00AM—4:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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*May and June classes will open to members on March 12 and non-members on March 14. Not a member? Sign up here. * Join instructor Katherine Buenger to explore the magic of color and weave, using a rigid heddle loom. Weaving 4 napkins and using 2 colors, students will create at least 16 different patterns. Each…

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Past | Archive

Community Knit Night – February 27, 2024

Feb 27, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Intro to Crochet (Intergenerational) February 24, 2024

Feb 24, 2024 10:00AM—1:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Weaving on a Loom – February 24, 2024

Feb 24, 2024 9:00AM—2:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Community Knit Night – February 20, 2024

Feb 20, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

(Waitlist) Intro to Spinning on a Wheel – February 17, 2024

Feb 17, 2024 9:30AM—3:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Freestyle Wool Embroidery – February 17, 2024

Feb 17, 2024 10:00AM—3:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine St. Marine on St Croix, MN 55047