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Archive – 2020

Growing Flax for Linen

Posted August 14, 2020
by Christine Novotny
I was lucky to take a class last year with Andrea Myklebust, owner of Black Cat Farmstead,…
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Community Supports Craft

Posted July 30, 2020
by Elise Kyllo
Felting, like any craft, can be intensely solitary and for someone who thrives on social interaction, this…
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Wordslöjd & Jargoncraft: an Intern Dictionary of Discovery, Part 4

Posted July 17, 2020
by Jake Fee
Click the link for Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.  Aggy-jagger. When the lake is cold, the sun…
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Time, and Harvest Time

Posted July 10, 2020
by Emily Derke
Right now it’s harvest season. That means that it is the season to collect some specific materials…
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Envisioning the Next World

Posted June 26, 2020
by Christine Novotny
“Our imaginations are typically governed by the creative content that we take in, and that creative content…
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Becoming Intimate with the Characters of Wool

Posted June 12, 2020
by Elise Kyllo
One of my favorite woolly characters is the Abominable Snowman from the Rudolph the Rednosed Reindeer movie. …
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North House Narratives: Mark Hansen Traded a Sleeping Bag for a Pony

Posted May 28, 2020
by Nia Zekan
Mark Hansen and his pony I first met Mark Hansen on the cusp of covid, before phrases…
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BioBlitz Kick-off Webinar

Posted May 26, 2020
If you missed the BioBlitz kick-off webinar, not to worry! It's not too late to participate. Check…
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Milling My Own Lumber

Posted May 21, 2020
by Josh Tolkan
One of my aspirations as a boat builder is to create my own lumber.  I am motivated to…
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Webinar Replay: Celebrating Norwegian Handcraft with Harley and Norma Refsal

Posted May 15, 2020
This is a recording of the Celebrating Norwegian Handcraft from Sámi North to Wooded South webinar with…
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