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Andrea Myklebust

North House Folk School photo of instructor, Andrea Myklebust

Andrea is a shepherd, weaver and sculptor who became interested in flax and linen for its history and its potential as a local textile fiber. She recently completed a two year USDA SARE research grant to grow, process, and sell flax fiber and yarns. Born in Minnesota, she is a recent transplant to southern Vermont.

Current Courses Offered by Andrea Myklebust

3½ Days
Teaser image for Flax to Linen Intensive

Flax to Linen Intensive

This course is an intensive introduction to the ancient textile fiber: flax; and the cloth made from flax: linen. Students will explore all aspects of this traditional material, from seed selection, planting and cultivation, through harvesting, retting, hand processing, spinning, and weaving. We discuss flax’s place in traditional hand textile…
Thu, Jul 9th, 2020  –  Sun, Jul 12th, 2020
Day 1: 5-8pm; Days 2-4: 9am-5pm
Instructor: Andrea Myklebust