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Lucet Braiding for Beginners

Course Overview

The lucet is a simple handheld tool that is used to create colorful square braids. These firm braids have been made since the Viking Era and used for embellishment, tying, and lashing. String, crochet cotton, wool and modern fibers all can be used for different effects. Once the technique is mastered, the useful and sturdy braids are created quickly, and experimentation with various fibers and colors can be explored.

Tom and Nancy will present a short history of the Lucet and students will have time to learn the skills it takes to create uniform braided cords. Students will finish class with their own wooden Lucet, thread, and the knowledge to continue using this handy tool.


Sat, Feb 17th, 2018

Course Details

Length: 1/4 day
Skill Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Hours: 2-4pm
Intergenerational age: 12+
Registration Cost: $40.00 *
* Early-Bird rate in effect until Sat, Jan 6th, 2018
Includes materials fee of $15.00


You will need the following tools for this class:

All required tools/materials are provided by your instructor and North House and will be available once the course begins.

Once registered, students will receive a confirmation packet in the mail that may offer additional optional tool recommendations and suggested reading.

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* Early-Bird rate in effect until Sat, Jan 6th, 2018
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