Tonttu Gnomes at Duluth Folk School
October 8, 2021

Tonttu Gnomes

  • November 11, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Join the fun and celebrate the holidays with your new Tonttu gnome family!

Scandinavian folklore says, “Tonttu protect the family from misfortune and bring good luck!”

In this class, you will make a set of 5 burgundy felt gnomes: three for the tree; one as a jacket pin; and one long skinny gnome to hang. Gnomes are decorated with bells and beards and noses. You will be gluing the felt and sewing on the bells.

Registration Includes

Instruction and all materials, which includes heavyweight burgundy felt, long fur beards, bells, and wooden beads for noses. All glue, sewing needles, and thread is included.

You will will go home with four gnomes to decorate your home, and one to wear as a pin.

You should bring…

Just bring yourself (and maybe a pair of reading glasses)!

Skill Level

No prior experience needed.

Best for Ages…

18 years old and older.

Additional Items for Sale

The instructor will have additional kits for sale at the end of class.



1917 W Superior St, Duluth Folk School Library, Duluth, Minnesota, 55806, United States


Duluth Folk School Library Classroom

Note: The Library is up one flight of stairs, and is not handicapped accessible.


Question or comment?


Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888


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