General Crafts

The crafts of Scandinavia have been handed down for centuries. From carving to rosemaling, from knitting to hardanger, these Nordic traditions are still being practiced today. You can find crafts at our store here, needlework here, and knitting here.

Read about some of our favorite makers and methods:

Woodturning With Phil Holtan

This week on Friday and Saturday Ingebretsen’s will be welcoming Phil Holtan, a professional woodturner, to our store to demonstrate ...
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Teacher Profile: Kate Sterner with Singlade bollar

Kate with a handful of the many singlade balls she has stitched. There is a basket on a table in ...
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February is National Embroidery Month

This blog will give you an overview of embroidery and some links where you can learn more. Ingebretsen’s carries numerous ...
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Erik and Michele Vevang – Teaching mindfulness through spooncarving

Ingebretsen’s presents classes on crafts, cooking, needlework, knitting, and Nordic culture. Periodically, our blog will feature profiles of our teachers ...
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On the close of St. Distaff Day

Settle in with your spindle this evening to mark  St. Distaff Day. Yes, a distaff is an object, not a ...
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We Wish You A Marius Christmas

This is the Marius pattern (shown here on a dishtowel). It is the most popular pattern for sweaters in Norway, ...
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Steller Quality

Julie Steller’s beautiful up-cycled mittens, bags, and denim jackets will be at Ingebretsen’s, along with the textile artist herself, this ...
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Neanderthal string and snorgaffel cord

Humans would be in pretty sorry shape if we hadn't learned to make string.  Certainly, we would have been very ...
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Liz Bucheit: Telling Stories In Gold And Silver

On Saturday, October 6, from 10 to 2 (2018), Liz Bucheit  of Crown Trout Jewelers will be at Ingebretsen’s for ...
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The Care and Feeding of Hardanger and Other Hand Needlework

It's June, and for a lot of people, that means cleaning everything, including linens and any needlework items that see ...
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