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Laura Ricketts

Rochester, IN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Laura Ricketts

Laura Ricketts lives in Indiana. She loves to play with color and design, and the knitting of the Sámi peoples in northern Scandinavia fits that bill while exciting her historically and culturally. She knits, crochets, spins and quilts. Lately, she has lectured and taught at Finnfest, Vesterheim Norwegian-American museum, ASI, and the Nordic Knitting Conference in Seattle. In between writing articles and patterns, she chases her three, school-age kids, shuttles them about and tries to attend all their events.

Current Courses Offered by Laura Ricketts

½ day
Teaser image for Quilting the North Woods: A Seasonal Block of the Month Quilt

Quilting the North Woods: A Seasonal Block of the Month Quilt

North House and the north woods are full of inspiring colors and patterns for the quilter. Laura Ricketts has designed a nine block wall-hanging with thematic blocks, as well as a North House central block. This North Woods quilt class will focus on triangles: dealing with bias in fabric and…
Mon, Jun 24th, 2019
Instructor: Laura Ricketts

Past Courses Offered by Laura Ricketts

Advanced Sámi Knitting Techniques

Karesuando Mittens: Swedish Sámi Mittens from the Far North

Sámi Knitting Techniques

Sámi Knitting Traditions- Skolt Sámi Sampler

Sami Knitting Traditions: Kautokeino Child's Mittens

Sami Knitting Traditions: Skolt Mittens

Skolt Sami Inspired Hat

Two-Thumbed Arctic Fisherman’s Mittens