Sweaters to Mittens!

  • September 8, 2018
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Details Price Qty
Early Bird Registration (register early and save!) $45.00 (USD)   Sold Out
Registration $55.00 (USD)   Sold Out

Do you have old woolen sweaters or coats taking up space in your drawers and closets? Maybe you just can’t part with them, or they have accidentally been shrunken? This class is your solution to giving that clothing new life in the form of attractive, functional, warm mittens!

Sweaters to Mittens


During this class, our goal is to complete at least one pair of mittens from beginning to end. The mittens can be made in a variety of sizes.

Sweaters to Mittens

The lining will be made from new non-pill polar fleece, and embellished with buttons. A variety of colors will be available.
I will also show you examples of other forms of embellishment that you may want to try later.

Come join the fun – every pair will be different!

Sweaters to Mittens

Registration Includes

We will provide all (or mostly all) materials:  Pattern, thread, buttons, non-pill polar fleece, and use of sewing machines, scissors, pins and needles and instruction. If you don’t bring your own old sweater or wool coat, you may purchase pieces during class for $5.00 or less.

Skill Level

The only skill needed is basic experience using a standard sewing machine.

Best for Ages…

18 and up

You should bring…

  • Bring an old sweater. Bring more than one if you want to combine colors/parts of each. Don’t use your very best sweater, since this is your first time, but it’s up to you. Pre-washed wool or partial wool is best, but, it doesn’t have to be. Avoid loose bulky knit cotton sweaters. A wool coat will also do the trick! If you don’t have a sweater or coat, the instructor will have extra pieces available to purchase for under $5.
  • Bring good fabric scissors, if you have them.
  • We will have a few sewing machines available to use, but if you feel more comfortable with yours, please bring yours.



1917 W Superior St, Duluth, Minnesota, 55806, United States


Our main campus is:

Duluth Folk School 1917 W. Superior St. Duluth, MN  55806 Duluth Folk School

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