Tag Archive: LYS

Online Ordering is returning soon!

We are bringing back online ordering, but it will be slightly different from before. We are partnering with Quivers so that when you place an order, a Happy Fuzzy Yarn retailer near you will have the opportunity to fill the order if they have the item in stock. You can pick it up at their …

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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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Have you made anything with your Spinzilla yarn?

You may recall I spun some merino/yak yarn during Spinzilla with the intention of making super warm mittens since my hands get really cold during the winter. I made them, and then it was unseasonably warm for months. The first day of winter felt more like the first day of spring. But when I woke …

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Really big news you should read!

2016 is going to be a big year for Happy Fuzzy Yarn. It’s going to be our 10th anniversary. It’s going to be the year we get our 100th store. And it’s going to be the year we stop selling online. What?! It’s true. It’s time. Our online retail sales are very low, and maintaining …

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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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Pop-up at Knitche

If you’re in Downer’s Grove, IL, pop in for a pop-up at Knitche! You’ll find a large selection of Happy Fuzzy Yarn there through the end of this month. Go say hi to the yarn and take some home! Read more details here.    

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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18 new colorways

I just wanted to let you know I’ve done a massive shop update. There are 18, count them, eighteen, new yarn colorways! This is Corrie Sock in Magic Carpet. In the next few days I’ll also be adding four new combed top colorways and making some general changes to the website, but I need to …

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