Riin

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Date registered: March 18, 2010

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  1. A new shawl pattern and a fiber festival — August 13, 2014
  2. Are you ready to register for Spinzilla? — August 4, 2014
  3. New pattern: Starry Night Socks — July 28, 2014
  4. SPINZILLA is coming! — July 24, 2014
  5. Save 25% on Local Wool Project Yarn & Fiber — June 29, 2014

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A new shawl pattern and a fiber festival

I met some great designers at TNNA this year, and a lot of them wanted to work with Happy Fuzzy Yarn! This pattern is the result of the first collaboration. The Bird’s Eye Shawl, designed by Diane Zangl exclusively for Happy Fuzzy Yarn, features neck shaping so it sits comfortably on your shoulders without slipping …

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Are you ready to register for Spinzilla?

Are you excited about Spinzilla? Are you ready to register for the Happy Fuzzy Yarn team? REGISTER HERE (this link will go live at 10am EDT, Monday, August 4). I need to empty my bobbins! P.S. Want to follow along on Ravelry? We’ve got our own thread in the Spinzilla group here.

New pattern: Starry Night Socks

Loosely based on Vincent van Gogh’s painting “The Starry Night,” Starry Night Socks is a sock pattern using Happy Fuzzy Yarn Corrie Sock in two colors (Cobalt and Vincent) and size 2 needles. It uses stranded knitting (fair isle type knitting) and includes a color chart to work from. Written for a women’s medium. PDF …

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SPINZILLA is coming!

Spinzilla is coming, and yes, Happy Fuzzy Yarn has a team! What does this mean? If you’re a spinner, it means you can join our team, get discounts on HFY fiber, spin as much yarn as you can, support a program that teaches kids about spinning and other fibery goodness, see everyone else’s spinning, and …

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Save 25% on Local Wool Project Yarn & Fiber

There are some new yarns I would really like to add to my line, but before I can add anything, I really need to free up some space. So everything from the Local Wool Project is 25% off. No coupon needed. The prices are already marked down. The yarn is 75% Washtenaw County wool/25% Michigan …

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18 new colorways

I just wanted to let you know I’ve done a massive shop update. There are 18, count them, eighteen, new yarn colorways! This is Corrie Sock in Magic Carpet. In the next few days I’ll also be adding four new combed top colorways and making some general changes to the website, but I need to …

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Good News, bad news, good news, and good news

Ok! First the good news! Corrie Sock is back in stock! Yay! Now the bad news. I’ve managed to keep most of my prices steady for a long time, absorbing my rising costs. Yeah, I can’t do that anymore. Not if I want to do frivolous things like pay the mortgage and eat. So I …

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Dyeing like a Crazy Woman

Wow. Well, this has been a crazy month. Actually this whole year has been crazy so far. I dyed 640 skeins of Corrie Sock for Yarnbox. Actually that started last year. And it was supposed to be 900 skeins, but my supplier was waiting more yarn from their supplier in the UK, and that supplier …

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Teeth: a sale

No, I’m not selling teeth. That would be weird. Ew. I’m writing this because my sweet bunny Roxanne is at the vet recovering from surgery. She had to have some of her teeth trimmed, and several teeth removed because they were infected at the roots. The infection was so bad, it had gone up into …

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15 minutes

Today I’m playing catch up! Thing 1 I’ve been meaning to tell you: There was an article about me in the Detroit News Homestyle section, “Fiber artist takes dyeing skills to whole new level,” this past Friday. You can read it online here. That link will stop working at some point, so I’ve archived it …

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