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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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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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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D is for Duodji

Anessa Andersland is the guest writer for this post. Anessa is the North American marketing agent for  ČálliidLágádus / Authors’ Publisher, ...
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Hardanger Embroidery with Laurie Olson Williams

Laurie Olson Williams teaches Hardanger embroidery at Ingebretsen's. We asked her to tell us a little about the history of ...
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Wheat Weaving

Wheat Weaving with Bonnie Buzza

A couple of years ago I took a class in wheat weaving...and I got hooked! I love crafts of all ...
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