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(Waitlist) Watercolor Batiks: Iris – June 1, 2024

Jun 01, 2024 10:00AM—1:00PM

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

Try your hand at watercolor batik, a modern twist on the ancient Javanese art of batik. You don’t need to know watercolor technique or even how to draw — you’ll work from an image traced onto rice paper and then use melted wax and watercolor to create a final work of art. In this floral…

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Community Knit Night (All Ages) May 28, 2024

May 28, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

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

***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 (All Ages) May 21, 2024

May 21, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

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

***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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Weaving: 1 Warp-2 Colors-4 Napkins-16 Patterns (Ages 16+) 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

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 napkin will have 4 different patterns. Students will learn how to thread a loom with 2 threads in both holes and slots.…

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(Waitlist) Krokbragd Band Weaving – May 18, 2024

May 18, 2024 10:00AM—3:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

In this class, students learn how to read a simple Krokbragd pattern to weave a cotton band. Unlike plain weave patterns which utilize only 2 sheds (up and down), Krokbragd patterns utilize 3 sheds and so require additional setup and manipulation of warp threads. If you have taken Beth’s introduction to band weaving class or have some experience…

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Community Knit Night (All Ages) May 14, 2024

May 14, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

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

***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 Goldfinch Mounted with Flowers – May 11, 2024

May 11, 2024 9:30AM—1:30PM

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

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 for glass bead eyes, mounting, and hanging as an ornament. We’ll even add some paper spring flowers to the mounting. Participants will…

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Community Knit Night (All Ages) May 7, 2024

May 07, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

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

***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

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 the art of spinning wool. This class is for beginners and others who…

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Design Your Own Knitting Pattern: Scandinavian Mittens – May 4, 2024

May 04, 2024 9:00AM—1:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St. Croix, MN 55115

You will learn a step-by-step process to create your own bespoke designs for Scandinavian-style mittens. We’ll begin by taking vital hand measurements and deciding upon a yarn weight. Next, you’ll choose your own preferences from traditional Scandinavian styles. Do you want ribbed or hemmed cuffs? Afterthought or gusseted thumbs? What about the fingertip shaping? Finally,…

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Community Knit Night (All Ages) April 30, 2024

Apr 30, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

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

***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

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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How the Heck Do I Finish This? (Seams, Grafting, Buttons & More!) – Rescheduled: April 27, 2024

Apr 27, 2024 9:30AM—1:30PM

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

*This class has been rescheduled from its original date on April 6.* 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…

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Community Knit Night (All Ages) April 23, 2024

Apr 23, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

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

***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 (Ages 12+) April 20, 2024

Apr 20, 2024 10:00AM—1:30PM

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

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 (All Ages) April 16, 2024

Apr 16, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

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

***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

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 (All Ages) April 9, 2024

Apr 09, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

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

***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

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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Community Knit Night (All Ages) April 2, 2024

Apr 02, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

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

***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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Canceled – Community Knit Night (All Ages) March 26, 2024

Mar 26, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

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

***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

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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