Robbie LaFleur

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Wynne Mattila’s Krokbragd Class at the Weavers Guild of Minnesota

Every time Wynne Mattila teaches a rug weaving course at the Weavers Guild of Minnesota, the slots are gone in a blink.  She is an exacting instructor and also enormously … Continue reading

November 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Krokbragd Piece in the Vesterheim Auction

One of the series of krokbragd pieces that I wove after translating an article about a traditional pattern in Gudbrandsdal is available through the annual online benefit auction for the … Continue reading

September 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

More Historical Krokbragd Inspiration

The Osterøy museum sold a fabulous krokbragd book, Åklebragder fra Jondal og kring Folgefonna by Kristi Skintveit.  It’s a fabulous combination of textile history, weaving drafts, and inspiring photos.  Here … Continue reading

June 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

In Norway, You Don’t Look for Krokbragd Weavings; They Find You

Of the many interesting stops on the Vesterheim 2017 Textile Tour, none had a particular focus on krokbragd, a popular type of Norwegian weave structure.  Yet… they keep showing up. … Continue reading

June 22, 2017 · Leave a comment