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So long and thanks for all the tofu

I just sold the very last of the remaining inventory. Happy Fuzzy Yarn is now officially out of business since there’s nothing left to sell. What happens now? I’ll leave this site up until the domain expires so you can find retailers (though I have no idea which of the retailers have any remaining stock), …

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3 Day Going Out of Business Sale Jan. 13-15

Our Going Out of Business Sale is scheduled for: Friday, Jan. 13, 11am – 6pm Saturday, Jan. 14, 11am – 6pm Sunday, Jan. 15, 12pm – 5pm Items for sale include:       • Hand dyed yarn       • Hand dyed combed top       • Handspun yarn       • Project …

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Get ready, get set, shop!

After a huge amount of work, it’s here! Our online store is up and running, and while not quite perfect yet (we still have a bit of tweaking to do), you can now order our yarn and fiber from the comfort of your own home, whether you’re in Kalamazoo or Timbuktu! Or anywhere else! We …

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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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I did a thing

So I did a thing. I’ve been selling my handspun yarn since 2006 as part of Happy Fuzzy Yarn. HFY is mostly hand dyed yarn and fiber and almost exclusively wholesale now, and I’m not selling the handspun yarn wholesale. So…I realized I haven’t really been spinning that much in the last several months because …

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Do you like cables? Do you like hats? Check out our new Ishtar Hat pattern!

If you like cables and hats, I have a hunch you’ll like our new pattern by designer Carol Ullmann. Ishtar is a Babylonian goddess, representing the forces of love and war. She is passionate, powerful, fearless, and feared. Carol’s friend Alison, who is both strong and incredibly nurturing, inspired the making and naming of this …

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Swirly Curly Beret

Need to get started on holiday knitting but don’t want a lapful of wool? How about a hat? Swirly Curly Beret uses Happy Fuzzy Yarn DK Merino. It’s an octagonal beret, knit from the center out, using the magic loop technique. The first few rounds are tricky since there aren’t very many stitches yet, but …

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Knit yourself a Burwick Tam

Burwick is a small village and harbor in South Ronaldsay, the southernmost of the Orkney Islands, just off the northern tip of mainland Scotland. It’s also the name of this tam. The lower band of “bars” represent piers in the harbor. The motifs that follow represent the heather that grows near there, first at mid-range, …

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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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