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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

  Have you ever wanted to learn to crochet, but need a helping hand to get going? Or maybe you crocheted a long time ago and need a jump start to get you back into it. Whatever your experience level, you can benefit from this beginning crochet class with instructor Cara Corey.  First, you will…

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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

  This rigid heddle loom class is designed for any level weaver! Your guide is Lisa Peterson, weaver extraordinaire. You will complete a table runner or set of coasters, learning how to create patterns using color, fiber texture, and a few simple techniques. We may even find some truly natural fibers to incorporate into your…

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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

***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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(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

  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…

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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

  In this class, students will first make a paper template. Then they will embroider on wool with floss over wool felt applique. Instructor Natalie Norman will guide students as they try the most common stitches and slightly more unusual stitches (for those who wish to expand further). The goal is to use the basic techniques of embroidery…

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Community Knit Night – February 13, 2024

Feb 13, 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 – February 6, 2024

Feb 06, 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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Primitive Rug Hooking: Coasters (Intergenerational) February 3, 2024

Feb 03, 2024 9:00AM—3:00PM

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

  Students will learn rug hooking with wool fabric strips on a linen backing to create a pair of 4-inch coasters. Students will learn how to pull loops, hook straight and curved lines, and finish edges. At the end of the day, students will leave with at least one finished coaster, supplies for a second,…

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Needle Felt a Chickadee – February 3, 2024

Feb 03, 2024 9:30AM—1:00PM

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

We’re excited to welcome back Karen Englebretson for another needle felting class. In this fast-paced class, you will learn to needle felt a three-dimensional chickadee 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. Students…

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How to Make a Steek in Knitted Fabric – February 3, 2024

Feb 03, 2024 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

  Eek! Steeks! If just the thought of cutting into your knitted fabric causes you to hyperventilate, this class is for you. Have you ever wished you could knit turn a sweater knit in the round into a cardigan? Or a giant tube of colorwork into an afghan? Well, those brilliant Nordic knitters of long…

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Community Knit Night – January 30, 2024

Jan 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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Community Knit Night – January 23, 2024

Jan 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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Community Needle-Felting Night – January 23, 2024

Jan 23, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

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

***Registration is not required for this event, but you can register to let us know you’re coming.  Need some help or care to share your 3-dimensional needle felting project? Want to try out some simple needle-felting techniques? If you’re currently working on a project or have never tried needle felting, this is an opportunity to learn…

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Macrame Wall Hanging (Intergenerational) January 20, 2024

Jan 20, 2024 10:00AM—1:00PM

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

  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 decorative wall hanging.  Students will get lots of practice making lark’s head, square, half hitch, and other knots, then finish by combing out the ends. Creativity is encouraged, and students…

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Community Knit Night – January 16, 2024

Jan 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 Knitting Lace – January 6, 2024

Jan 06, 2024 9:30AM—12:30PM

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

  The appeal and versatility of knitted lace may take you by surprise! Lace is nothing but knitted fabric punctuated with strategically placed holes. It’s intricate but logical. Liz will teach you that logic, step-by-step, as you learn to read a lace chart, knit in the round, and ultimately create a cozy cowl. (The cowl will be…

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Tuesday Knit Night – January 2, 2024

Jan 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…

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