Category Archive: Knitting

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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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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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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Free shawlette pattern!

I have a gift for you! I designed a shawlette and I am giving you the pattern for free! It uses one skein of my Corrie Sock, or you can use two skeins and keep going if you want a full size shawl. I used the Budgie colorway. You can download the free pdf here …

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An Homage to the Stubborn people

I admit it. I am stubborn. It has its pros and cons. I am determined and I persevere, no? (I’ll just ignore the cons for now. La la la la la…) So when Heather sent me the pattern for the newest kit, I had to chuckle at the title. Justin’s Stubborn Socks. Yes, Justin is …

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Jasmine’s Ethereal Socks

I’ve got the fourth kit in the Grounded series available now, Jasmine’s Ethereal Socks. They’re pretty! In case you missed one of the other kits, you can see them all here. There’s a lot of behind the scenes stuff going on here chez Happy Fuzzy Yarn (dyeing, planning, designing), but nothing else to announce quite …

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Subtle Majiks!

Are you enjoying the sock kits? I’ve got the third one in the series now, Jenn’s Subtle Majiks! You get the printed pattern in a protective sleeve and a skein of Corrie Sock in Purple Kale, the yarn used in the pattern. Instructions are given for women’s sizes S, M, and L. Mmm…kale… I think …

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Second Kit and Third Coast

Hey, remember I said I have kits now? I have the second one in the series now, Izzy’s Bouncin’ Blues! I’ll have both kits and a whole lot of yarn and fiber and patterns available this Friday and Saturday at the Third Coast Fiber Arts Festival on the Wayne State University campus in Detroit. If …

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Hey! I have kits now!

My friend Heather Ordover, author of What would Madame Defarge Knit? and What (else) would Madame Defarge Knit?, has written a young adult novel called Grounded. The leading character is a knitter, and knitting features prominently! Grounded is the first book in a series, and I want the next book now. (NOW!!) To go along …

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Another pattern, new fibers, and a chance to win some yarny goodness!

Wow, I’ve got lots to tell you! Ok, first up, I finished the other pattern I’ve been working on! This is the Spiral Scrunch Cowl, which I designed to use one skein of DK Silk. It’s fast, easy, and luxurious. (cough, holiday knitting, cough) You can buy the pattern separately, or if you buy at …

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