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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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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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Woot! It’s a new hat pattern!

I finally finished it! Woot! It’s absolutely ridiculous that I’ve been working on this hat pattern for two years, but I originally wrote it for sport weight yarn, and while a stockinette stitch hat out of sport weight yarn might be warm enough for some people, I would get frostbite on my ears in that, …

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Cool stuff is afoot!

You know what’s cool? Cool is when you’re a dyer and someone wants to use your yarn for not one, not two, but for seven designs. So yeah, I’m pretty excited. You know Heather Ordover, of What Would Madame Defarge Knit? and CraftLit? Behold her latest project. It’s a young adult novel called Grounded, about …

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STITCHES Midwest and a Pattern

Merino/Tencel fingering weight yarn "Macaw"

Are you going to STITCHES Midwest? I’ll be there! Come see me at booth 327. I’ve been busily dyeing, spinning, and carding, so there will be lots of new stuff! My newest yarn may still be a little damp, but you don’t mind, do you? My photo area is totally buried right now, so here’s …

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