Riin Gill

About us

Happy Fuzzy Yarn is an artisan yarn and fiber company based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Riin Gill started Happy Fuzzy Yarn in 2006 after many years of dyeing, knitting, spinning, and designing as a hobby, and people stopping her on the street to ask if they could buy the sweater she was wearing. Her goal …

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Do you love our yarn and fiber? Do you want to be surrounded by it all day while helping our company grow? Take a look at the positions below and see if one of them screams “that’s me!” at you.

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About Riin

Hi!  I’m Riin Gill, the artist behind Happy Fuzzy Yarn.  And since everyone asks, Riin rhymes with green! I’ve been playing with fiber and with color for as long as I can remember. I spent my childhood doing needlepoint, embroidery, and crochet, and spiking the orange juice with green food coloring so my parents wouldn’t …

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Read what other people are saying about Happy Fuzzy Yarn! “Fantastic for socks, colour changes are beautiful”  — Knitty Yarn Roundtable “Dreamy and luscious”  –  Knittyspin Fiber Fiesta “Riin Gill’s colorways got me so excited at Yarn Con Chicago that I not only purchased a skein of this yarn, but wound it on my knee …

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Here’s a list of articles, blog posts and podcasts featuring Happy Fuzzy Yarn. Do you know of others? Please let me know! 2015 Tara Swiger interviewed me for her blog in Adventures in Business with Fiber Artist Riin Gill. 2014 Penny Shima Glanz interviewed me for Little Acorn Creations in Does yarn make you happy? …

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