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Knit a Spring Valley Shawl for Fall

The last of the patterns we debuted at TNNA, Carol Ullmann’s Spring Valley Shawl features a deep lace border along one edge of a large funky striped triangle. Three semi-solid colorways of DK Merino make it scrumptious and soft. it’s like wearing your favorite blanket, only it looks way cooler! Buy the PDF now on …

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Cata cata cata cata Caterpillar Girl

Caterpillar Girl, a shawl pattern by yours truly, is our first pattern with our recently introduced Merino Mono. I love its squishy softness and its singles texture, and I wanted to design something that would take advantage of that. A shawl! Caterpillar Girl can be worn three ways. You can wear it draped over your …

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Heal Thy Soles Sock Pattern by Rachel Russ

Anyone who knits knows that not all socks are created equal. Handknit socks are, of course, the best — made with love, wool, and someone’s bare hands, they embrace your hardworking tootsies like no commercially produced sock ever will. Knitwear designer Rachel Russ took it one step further.  While undergoing chemo for breast cancer, Rachel’s feet …

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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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Plan B: Fiberganza! The destash of the decade!

Remember that grant I applied for that would have allowed me to buy a bigger house with a much larger studio space? I didn’t get it. So, I wallowed in self pity for about 3 seconds, and then started forming Plan B. Plan B is making more space in the studio I have. There’s a …

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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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A new feature for local customers

We’ve added a new feature to our online store for our local customers. Now you have the option to pick up your order at our studio and save on shipping costs. Just choose “Pick up at our Ann Arbor studio” as your shipping method when you’re checking out. We will notify you when your order …

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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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Look Inside a Local Yarn Store: Yarn & Coffee in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Yarn & Coffee, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is the perfect combination for many of us: caffeine and wool…drinks and yarn…good cheer and warm fuzzies.  Call it what you will, owner Deborah Grossman calls it her local yarn store. Happy Fuzzy Yarn: What did you do before you opened a yarn store? Deborah: I worked …

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