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Fiber Week

Mon, Feb 14, 2022 - Mon, Feb 21, 2022
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Overview

The colorful tapestry of friends and fibers during Fiber Week weaves a wondrous story. Join us on campus for this special week-long event that celebrates all manner of fiber arts. Featuring speakers, demonstrations, community gatherings, and coursework from long-time North House instructors as well as new guest artisans; tuck in to the warm and woolly camaraderie this winter. Create your own fiber adventure spinning, knitting, felting, sewing, beading and more!

Fiber Friday, a fabulous feature of Fiber Week, will be February 18. We’ll host a day of speakers, demonstrations, open studios, and community gatherings free for all enrolled students. Meet your fellow students and instructors, expand your interests and enjoy our cozy campus learning atmosphere. Come early or stay late; you won’t want to miss Fiber Friday!

The full schedule of community gatherings and evening events will be available in early 2022. Registration for courses is open now!

Covid Updates

Our plans for Fiber Week 2022 remain fluid as the pandemic remains a presence in our lives. Keep an eye on this page for any schedule changes.

Course Offerings

The Unfinished Wardrobe: A Three-Day Sew Fest

Tue, Feb 15th, 2022  –  Thu, Feb 17th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Carol Colburn

Rya Weaving on a Warp Weighted Loom

Tue, Feb 15th, 2022  –  Thu, Feb 17th, 2022
9am - 5pm each day
Instructor: Melba Granlund

Nuno Felted Scarves and Hats

Tue, Feb 15th, 2022  –  Thu, Feb 17th, 2022
Days 1-2: 9am-5pm; Day 3: 9am-1pm
Instructor: Elise Kyllo

Knitting Skolt Sami Socks

Thu, Feb 17th, 2022
9am-4pm
Instructor: Laura Ricketts
a colorful patterened mitten knitted with red, green, blue, and yellow yarn

Sámi Knitted Mitten: False Entrelac

Wed, Feb 16th, 2022
9am-4pm
Instructor: Laura Ricketts

Shearling-Lined Celtic Cable Crochet Headband Online Course

Fri, Feb 18th, 2022  –  Fri, Feb 25th, 2022
2-4pm CST two Fridays, February 18 and 25
Instructor: Laura Berlage

Finger Crocheted Hat: Online Course

Sat, Feb 19th, 2022
1-5pm CST
Instructor: Teri Smith

Penny Rugs: Woolen Mosaics

Sat, Feb 19th, 2022  –  Sun, Feb 20th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Cheryl Larsen

Needle Felting & Bead Embroidery: Beads & Fiber Painting

Sat, Feb 19th, 2022  –  Sun, Feb 20th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Jo Wood

Yak/Merino Neck Gaiter

Sat, Feb 19th, 2022  –  Sun, Feb 20th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Becky Utecht

Exploring Color and Texture: Beginning Floor Loom Weaving

Sat, Feb 19th, 2022  –  Tue, Feb 22nd, 2022
Day 1-3: 9am-5pm; Day 4: 9am-noon
Instructor: Amber Jensen