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Examples of Knitting
May 7, 2016

A Great Mother’s Day Gift!

Are you still trying to find just the right gift for Mom? A gift registration to our upcoming Knitting: Foundations and Fair Isle class would be a wonderful Mother’s Day gift! Our instructor, Melody David-McKnight is here to tell you more! In this class you will learn the rib and stockinette stitches, as well asContinue Reading
May 4, 2016

Bike Maintenance Class a Success

Our first class is in the books, and it was a success! Here are a few photos from the class: Everyone left with a bike that shifted a little smoother and ran a little quieter than when they arrived. It sounds like we might have another bike maintenance class coming sometime in June, so stayContinue Reading
Duluth Folk School Instructor Melody McKnight
April 28, 2016

Knitting Foundations and Fair Isle

Do you want to learn to knit? Would you like to learn to knit a lightweight knit hat for our crisp Northern summer mornings? In this class you will learn the rib and stockinette stitches, as well as how to decrease stitches. Already have the basics down? Knitters with some experience will learn the techniqueContinue Reading
Duluth Folk School Instructor Melody McKnight
April 26, 2016

Welcome to our Newest Instructor!

We are proud to welcome our newest instructor: Melody David-McKnight! Melody will be teaching an upcoming knitting classes, and has a few other classes up her sleeves. Melody is an outdoor educator and enthusiast, teacher, musician, and community organizer with a keen passion for perfecting the art of making everything she needs in her day-to-dayContinue Reading
Springtime Bike Maintenance Sold Out!
April 26, 2016

Springtime Bike Maintenance Sold Out!

Our Springtime Bike Maintenance class has sold out! If you are still interested in this class, please email and we’ll put your name on a waiting list. If there are any cancellations, we will contact folks on a first come, first served basis. Thanks for your support!
Duluth News Tribune Article
April 24, 2016

Duluth Folk School Interviewed by Duluth News Tribune!

We are so full of gratitude at all the kind words, the encouragement, and all of the enthusiasm that we have heard in the past few days. Most recently, the Duluth News Tribune asked us about our origins and motivations, and what we were hoping to achieve. Once the article hit the stands, things gotContinue Reading
April 22, 2016

Circular Saw Skillz

Would you like to build things out of wood, but are a bit uncomfortable with your circular saw (also known as a skill saw)? Here’s a chance to discover how to use your saw effectively, whether cutting 2×6 rafters or ripping plywood. We’ll learn how to adjust the saw, tricks make sure your material isn’tContinue Reading
April 19, 2016

Duluth Folk School Flyer

Someone told us that the Duluth Folk School needs to have flyers to put out in the community, to let people know that we exist. Good thinking! We pulled out the paper and pencil (just kidding – it was all Photoshop) and created this flyer: We’ll be distributing these at grocery stores and coffee shops.Continue Reading
April 15, 2016

Duluth Folk School Interviewed by KUMD

Duluth Folk School Co-Founder and Director Bryan French joined KUMD’s Lisa Johnson on KUMD 103.3 FM to talk about the genesis of the Duluth Folk School. You can view the post and listen to the interview here:     Thanks to KUMD for supporting our community of local builders and creators!


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


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