Basket Weaving – Northern Nights Market Basket

  • 05/11/2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn traditional basket weaving techniques and make the northern Nights market basket!

Saturday, May 11, 2019

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

$55.00 Adults & Teens 16+

All materials supplied to make this basket, plus use of instructor’s tool for the day.

Beginners or experienced weavers welcome!

Deadline for payment/registration:   May 4

Learn traditional basket weaving techniques to create a small market basket in dyed black reed.  Then capture a bit of the grandeur of the aurora by adding cascading curls in space dyed reed.  The gradations of color create the borealis – navy, aubergine, wine, teal and aqua.  Complete the basket with a coordinating dyed rim and inset ash handle.  Leave class with a completed basket ready to stain and enjoy all summer long.

Accomplished basket weaver and instructor, Dianne Mockler will coach you every step of the way.

Finished basket is approximately 11″ x 7″ x 5″ high excluding the handle.

Supplies needed to bring to class:

All materials will be included for weaving and use of instructor’s tools.

Bucket or dish pan and an old towel

Wear clothes that can get a little damp.

Bring a bag lunch and an old towel.

Wear clothes that can get a little damp.


 Planning on staying overnight in town for a LOLA Class?  Then stay with our friends at The Gateway Lodge and received 10% off your lodging!  Just mention that you are in town for a LOLA class or event at time of booking.

The Gateway Lodge is located at  4103 Hwy. B Land O’ Lakes, WI 54540.  Visit their website for more information about the historic Gateway Lodge and call (800) 848-8058 to make your reservation today!


Venue Phone: (715) 547-3950

Venue Website:

4262 County Rd B, Land O Lakes, Wisconsin, 54540, United States