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Celtic Cabled Crochet: Online Course

“That’s crochet?” your friends will ask when you show off your new project. Yup! With this Zoom class, you’ll learn how to transform stitches you already know into intricate, embossed patterning that looks like Aran knit and Celtic knotwork. We’ll start by launching a short scarf project, so students can…
Fri, Nov 6th, 2020
11/6 & 11/13: 2-4 pm CT; 11/20: 2-5 pm CT
Instructor: Laura Berlage
2 Days
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Felt Your Feet: Slippers or Boot Liners

Warm up winter by making your own woolen slippers or short boot liners. Using the ancient no-knitting wet felting technique, you will make a cozy, warm pair of slippers or boot liners. The craft hasn’t changed in centuries except we now use soap instead of ash or urine. It’s a…
Sat, Nov 14th, 2020  –  Sun, Nov 15th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Elise Kyllo
2 Days
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Felting for the Holidays: Online Course

A great class for beginners and fun for experienced felters. This class is composed of two sessions, three hours each on Wednesday December 2nd and 9th. In week one, students will learn about the tools, tricks and techniques of needle felting sculptural items while making a 3-dimensional snowman (or abominable…
Wed, Dec 2nd, 2020
2-5 pm each week
Instructor: Elise Kyllo
3 Days
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Handcraft A Wool Braided Rug

The three-strand wool braided rug is reminiscent of an era when rag rugs were considered an affordable way to reuse worn clothing and blankets to create a rug for the home.  Early American immigrants and rural pioneers handcrafted the rag rug and created a fiber tradition that has been passed…
Fri, Oct 9th, 2020  –  Sun, Oct 11th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Traudi Bestler
2 Days
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Intermediate Needle Felting: Mushroom House Online Course

Take your needle felting skills to a new level with this immersive intermediate level class. You’ll learn to work with both foam and wire armature, as well as shape and shade this charming piece that is great for imaginative play or just for fun.  Pairs well with Mr. and Mrs.…
Fri, Oct 16th, 2020  –  Sat, Oct 17th, 2020
10 am-1 pm CT each day
Instructor: Laura Berlage
2.5 Days
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Knitting the Night Sky: The Borealis Hat

Let the colors of the Northern Aurora Borealis sky inspire this delightful winter hat knit with traditional Icelandic wool. It is an intriguing design using Scandinavian stranded knitting techniques, corrugated rib and optional fanciful hat toppers that make every hat as unique and magical as the winter night sky and…
Fri, Oct 23rd, 2020  –  Sun, Oct 25th, 2020
Day 1: 4 - 6pm; Day 2: 9am - 5pm; Day 3: 9am - noon
Instructor: Annie Albertson
0.25 Days
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Needle Felted Critters: Online Course

Needle felting is fun and therapeutic...and who doesn’t have a little frustration to work through in a creative and positive way these days? In this virtual class with fiber arts instructor Laura Berlage, we will mail you a kit with all the supplies you need (just bring a scissors), including…
Thu, Oct 1st, 2020
2pm-5pm
Instructor: Laura Berlage
Thu, Oct 8th, 2020
2pm-5pm
Instructor: Laura Berlage
0.5 Days
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Needle Felted Santas Online Class

Needle felting is fun and therapeutic...and who doesn’t have a little frustration to work through in a creative and positive way these days? In this virtual class with fiber arts instructor Laura Berlage, we will mail you a kit with all the supplies you need (just bring a scissors), including…
Thu, Dec 10th, 2020
2-5 pm
Instructor: Laura Berlage
0.5 Days
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Painting with Wool: Owl Moon Online Course

Explore the magic of needle felting in a peaceful, nighttime scene and take your colorwork skills to a new level. In this class, students will learn how to stretch a felt backing onto an embroidery hoop and keep it tight for ease of use and how to transform the beautiful…
Thu, Oct 29th, 2020
Instructor: Laura Berlage
0.25 Days
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Printing and Painting with Natural Dyes: Online Webinar

Ever wondered about using natural dyes for screen printing, block printing, or painting on fabric? Join us for this live online webinar! Instructor Tasha Miller Griffith will demonstrate several techniques, using easy-to-source materials and tools, for vibrant, long-lasting natural colors in designs and patterns that are completely your own. She…
Wed, Oct 7th, 2020
7-8:30 pm CT
Instructor: Tasha Miller Griffith
1 day
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Sami Knitting Traditions: Skolt Mittens

What type of knitting is associated with the Sámi? The majority of traditional Sámi clothing is made of reindeer skin or wool felt. Very little is knit, except for mittens. This session will explore the knitting motifs of the Skolt Sámi, whose traditional homeland lies at the junction of Norway,…
Sun, Nov 22nd, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Laura Ricketts
0.5 Days
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Twined Knitting Intro: Let's Get Twisted

Dive into the special Swedish knitting technique of tvåändstickning, also called twined knitting or two-ended knitting. With this technique, the knitter works with two strands of yarn at the same time, traditionally from both ends of the same ball of yarn, twisting them between every stitch. While this type of…
Fri, Nov 20th, 2020
9am-noon
Instructor: Laura Ricketts
0.5 Days
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Twined Knitting, Advanced: Squared Off

Twined knitting, also known as the Swedish specialty knitting technique tvåändstickning, produces a lovely, dense, flexible cloth.We’ll begin with a brief overview of twined knit, twined purl, chain path, and other color work tips. Then, this class will focus on experimenting with two of twined knitting’s specialty stitches–crook stitch and…
Fri, Nov 20th, 2020
1pm-4pm
Instructor: Laura Ricketts
1 Day
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Winter Winds Hat

The Winter Winds Hat is a clever little sampler that allows an individual to experiment with what could be an intimidating technique in an unintimidating format: tvåändstickning, also called twined knitting or two-ended knitting. With this Swedish technique the knitter works with two strands of yarn at the same time,…
Sat, Nov 21st, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Laura Ricketts