Riin

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Date registered: March 18, 2010

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  1. Fiona says… — September 30, 2014
  2. Can you help me win a grant? — September 25, 2014
  3. 5 Happy Things — September 18, 2014
  4. Did you forget something? — September 13, 2014
  5. To ply or not to ply — September 2, 2014

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Fiona says…

Fiona says, “Vote for Happy Fuzzy Yarn!” You wouldn’t want to disappoint a sweet, adorable bunny, would you? Make Fiona happy and vote here: https://www.missionmainstreetgrants.com/business/detail/40627    

Can you help me win a grant?

I applied for a grant which would help me grow my business. Can you vote for me? Every day? And ask your mom to vote? And your neighbor? And your cousin’s hamster? Thanks!  

5 Happy Things

I have five happy things to tell you today! First, we’ll be at the Midwest Festival of Fibers/Wool Gathering in Yellow Springs, Ohio this weekend! It’s a great show, and we’ll have lots of stuff, so if you’re in the area, stop on by! Second, I’ll be doing a trunk show Saturday, October 4 at …

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Did you forget something?

If you’re like me, there are things that you mean to do, but you think about them at 2am or when you’re in the shower or when you’re out for a walk. Times when you can’t do them. So you keep meaning to do them, you may even write them on your to do list, …

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To ply or not to ply

A lot of times I’ll be at a guild meeting or on a spinning forum and someone will show a singles they’ve spun and ask, “Should I ply this?” Each time I cringe a little bit inside. Why? Because the time to decide whether you want to ply your yarn is before you start spinning …

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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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