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Help me help the bunnies!

It’s almost Thanksgiving, and I’m starting to see ads for Black Friday. I want to do something different. A lot of you know I have rabbits. While rabbits are the third most popular pet in the US, they’re also misunderstood, and frequently abused and abandoned. The Great Lakes Rabbit Sanctuary provides a safe haven for …

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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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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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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. ┬áCall 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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An Interview with Riin

Want to read an interview with me? Penny Shima Glanz posted an interview with me on Little Acorn Creations. You can read the interview here.     Speaking of interviews, we’re soon going to start a series of interviews with LYS owners who carry Happy Fuzzy Yarn. Watch this space!  

New pattern: Starry Night Socks

Loosely based on Vincent van Gogh’s painting “The Starry Night,” Starry Night Socks is a sock pattern using Happy Fuzzy Yarn Corrie Sock in two colors (Cobalt and Vincent) and size 2 needles. It uses stranded knitting (fair isle type knitting) and includes a color chart to work from. Written for a women’s medium. PDF …

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An old year ends, a new year begins

Yes, I meant to write this post about two weeks ago, but time passed. But time passing is kind of what this post is all about, so hey, it’s appropriate. 2012 was a pretty good year. It was the first full calendar year of my being completely self-employed, and I still have a roof over …

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An abundance of awesomeness

Vogue Knitting Live!

This week is full of awesome things. Let’s play show & tell! Thing the first. Look what I got in the mail this week. Pretty exciting for me to see my tote bag in a national magazine! Thing the second. I’m going to Vogue Knitting Live! I was waitlisted, but they added more vendor spaces, …

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Videos and needles and knitweave, oh my!

Ok, kinda random today… Want to see a video with my studio in it? (It’s a mess, but we’ll get to that.) I entered a one minute video in a contest where the grand prize is a personal assistant for 6 months. I explain in the video why I could really use a personal assistant. …

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