Riin

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Date registered: March 18, 2010

Latest posts

  1. Heading for Yellow Springs — September 15, 2016
  2. I did a thing — September 12, 2016
  3. Meet the Designer: an interview with Andee Graves — September 6, 2016
  4. Time to register for Spinzilla! — September 1, 2016
  5. What time is it? Michigan Fiber Festival time! — August 16, 2016

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Heading for Yellow Springs

Tomorrow morning we’re heading down to Yellow Springs, OH to set up for the 21st annual Wool Gathering. It’s one of our favorite shows, and we hope you’ll come see us there! The show is located at Young’s Jersey Dairy at 6880 Springfield Xenia Rd, Yellow Springs, OH. Show hours are Saturday 10-7 and Sunday …

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I did a thing

So I did a thing. I’ve been selling my handspun yarn since 2006 as part of Happy Fuzzy Yarn. HFY is mostly hand dyed yarn and fiber and almost exclusively wholesale now, and I’m not selling the handspun yarn wholesale. So…I realized I haven’t really been spinning that much in the last several months because …

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Meet the Designer: an interview with Andee Graves

This is the second in a series of interviews with designers who have worked with our yarns, whether we have published their designs, they’ve published the designs themselves, or they’ve been published elsewhere. Andee Graves used Happy Fuzzy Yarn Merino Tencel Fingering to design the Ebb and Flow Scarf. Happy Fuzzy Yarn: How long have …

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Time to register for Spinzilla!

I have no idea how it got to be September already. I think I lost a month. Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could get all the time we’ve lost back at a lost and found? Anyway, it really is September, and that means Spinzilla registration is open! You want to sign up for Team …

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What time is it? Michigan Fiber Festival time!

It’s that time again! Time to go to Allegan and fondle fiber and tell all the sheep and goats how cute they are! We have a much needed double space this year, so stop by the no longer claustrophobic Happy Fuzzy Yarn booth! We will be there Friday through Sunday in building 8B. Since we …

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Not in the Plans

After putting it off for over a year, I finally made an appointment for an eye exam. I have no idea why I kept putting it off, but I was getting tired of things being blurry so I finally made the call. I had my exam Friday. See that dark spot? That is a shadow. …

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Meet the Designer: an interview with Diane Zangl

This is the first in a series of interviews with designers who have worked with our yarns, whether we have published their designs, they’ve published the designs themselves, or they’ve been published elsewhere. Diane Zangl is the designer of two Happy Fuzzy Yarn patterns, the Bird’s Eye Shawl and the Burwick Tam. Watch for her …

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Looking for a sock pattern that’s easy but interesting?

Introducing Snakecharmer Socks! These top down socks are a delight to knit and to wear. Cables and reverse stockinette in a checkerboard pattern mix up the colors of the yarn and provide a stretchy fabric that fits well. These socks are very stretchy and elastic, allowing each size to fit a range of measurements. Instructions …

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Yes, it’s 1000 degrees outside, but in a few months you will want to wear this scarf!

I know it’s 1000 degrees outside, but in a few months it will be cold. Honest! You’ll want to wear a scarf then! If you knit a scarf now, you’ll have it when you want to wear it. Planning ahead. I know, it’s radical. Plus there’s always, you know, ahem, holiday knitting. Our newest scarf …

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Do you like cables? Do you like hats? Check out our new Ishtar Hat pattern!

If you like cables and hats, I have a hunch you’ll like our new pattern by designer Carol Ullmann. Ishtar is a Babylonian goddess, representing the forces of love and war. She is passionate, powerful, fearless, and feared. Carol’s friend Alison, who is both strong and incredibly nurturing, inspired the making and naming of this …

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