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Artist to teach the Swedish way of 'tramp craft'

Today there is a resurgence of interest in making useful, handmade items from scraps.

We call it “repurposing.” In Sweden, it is called “luffarslöjd.” Artist and maker Faith Clover will be visiting the Cloquet Public Library at 6 p.m. Friday, May 10 to show some examples of luffarslöjd. Participants will be able to try out the craft by making a hook or two from wire. Traditionally, items were made out of scrap wire people had around their farms and homes.

Please register for this event by calling 218-879-1531 or by stopping by the front desk at the library. This program, sponsored by Arrowhead...