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Destin Yarn Shop: A Florida Vacation Town’s Knitting Oasis

What started as a seventy-two-square-foot booth in a local mall has grown into a 1500-square-foot yarn mecca that is a top destination for vacationers and locals alike in Miramar Beach, Florida. Customers love stopping by owner Carol Williams’ homey, happy shop for a good time and an incredible selection of unique yarns. This selection includes Happy Fuzzy Yarn’s Corrie …

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An interview with the owners of Spun, Ann Arbor’s newest yarn shop

Meet Ann Arbor’s newest yarn shop: Spun! Husband and wife owners Carol and Pete Sickman-Garner opened the Kerrytown shop in December of 2015 with the goal of creating a fiber hub where folks could share “their creativity, their expertise, and their love for making things by hand.” Spun carries a finely curated collection of yarns, tools, …

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Look Inside a Local Yarn Shop: Criativity Ranch in Largo, Florida

Criativity Ranch in Largo, Florida, is a yarn store (by demand!), owned and operated by Alicia Chivers, a fiber artist and alpaca breeder. Happy Fuzzy Yarn: What did you do before you opened a yarn store? Alicia: I was (and still am) an alpaca breeder. HFY: How did you get into the business of owning …

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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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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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