Products

Ingebretsen’s carries hundreds of items both in the store on Lake Street in Minneapolis, Minnesota and online via our website. The items we carry are chosen because they reflect the Nordic heritage we love and want to share.

Meet The Viking Dog

No not this kind of Viking dog .... We are talking about the Swedish Vallhund – an ancient, national dog ...
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Meet The Finnish Miss Marple

If you are looking for some great summer reading (or for that matter any other season) we suggest you get ...
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Spring Cleaning in Scandinavia: Squeaky Clean and Squeaky Green

Cleanliness is next to godliness, or so the saying goes; but for folks in the Nordic countries, it may be ...
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February is National Embroidery Month

This blog will give you an overview of embroidery and some links where you can learn more. Ingebretsen’s carries numerous ...
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Happy Birthday Elsa Beskow

Happy 145th birthday to Elsa Beskow.  Elsa Beskow was one of Sweden's best-loved writer and illustrator of children's books. “For ...
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Merry Moomin

Last May we wrote a blog introducing you to the Moomins (read it here). This blog is to tell you ...
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Add Some Peppermint To Your Holiday (And Everyday)

A wonderful Swedish treat for the holidays (and any other time of year) is Polkagris, a candy that was invented ...
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Liquorice – The Real Thing

Did you know that licorice (or liquorice) is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra from which a sweet flavor can be ...
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We Wish You A Marius Christmas

This is the Marius pattern (shown here on a dishtowel). It is the most popular pattern for sweaters in Norway, ...
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Reasons To Shop Local (As If You Need One)

The Friday after Thanksgiving is considered the official start of the Christmas shopping season. (Of course that has changed in ...
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