Category Archive: Knitting

New Yarns!

Hey! I started writing this post a week ago, but then I got the plague and had to sleep 20 hours/day. I’m not completely over it, but I’m a lot better than I was, so let’s see if I can finish it today! I’ve been wanting to introduce some new yarns for a while now, …

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Look Inside a Local Yarn Store: DocKnits in Port Elgin, Ontario, Canada

DocKnits, on the shores of Lake Huron, is a cheerful, friendly local yarn store for the beach community of Port Elgin in southern Ontario — a great place to take a vacation and buy some vacation yarn!  Owner Dr. Sue Gundrum shares her LYS story with us today. Happy Fuzzy Yarn: What did you do …

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Two new cowl patterns!

It’s cold and dreary here, the kind of weather that makes you want to wrap yourself in wool. Lucky for you, we have two new cowl patterns! Angelia Robinson‘s Jasper Cowl is our first crochet pattern! This cowl is designed using controlled pooling. Angelia shows you how to work with hand dyed yarn to plan …

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Year-End Sale, a Knit-Along, and a Spin-Along — What’s Not to Love?!

Happy Fuzzy Yarn is hosting a series of knit-alongs and spin-alongs in 2015 in our Ravelry living room — you should come join us! There will be chatting, and sales, and prizes! If you haven’t signed up for Ravelry yet, it’s easy to do and free. Joining the Happy Fuzzy Yarn group on Ravelry is also free. …

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An Interview with Riin

Want to read an interview with me? Penny Shima Glanz posted an interview with me on Little Acorn Creations. You can read the interview here.     Speaking of interviews, we’re soon going to start a series of interviews with LYS owners who carry Happy Fuzzy Yarn. Watch this space!  

What’s new?

I thought I should post an update of what’s new around here. First of all, I got enough votes to move to the next round of the Mission Main Street Grants Program. Thanks to all who voted for me! They will announce 20 winners in January, so I just have to wait until then. Keep …

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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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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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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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