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Just Four Short Years Ago

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Just Four Short Years Ago

I recently shared a blog post about how I became a dyer, which was a fun trip down memory lane. (You can read that post Here.) This week marks the fourth birthday of Sew Happy Jane as a hand dyed yarn business. Some of you may remember when SHJ was a sewing business and I made and sold all kinds of useful, pretty things for the home. When I started my business I had no idea that I would soon abandon sewing to become and knitter, followed by a spinner, followed by a dyer. I've evolved, but the name still makes...

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Easy Like Sunday Morning

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Easy Like Sunday Morning
Since childhood I've had a favorite day of the week. More specifically a favorite day and time of the week, and it's always been Sunday Morning. I'll tell you why...

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How Did I Get Here?

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How Did I Get Here?

Story time, friends.  Have you ever wondered how I ended up dyeing yarn for a living? It's a fun story. I was busy working away as a music teacher, doing the work I thought I was meant to do forever when suddenly my friend asked me if I wanted to learn to dye yarn. I had been dabbling in dyeing yarn, but I also had a thriving music studio and two young girls when the call came. A career change was nowhere on my radar. Even though I had barely any free time, I knew in my bones that I...

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Nourish Your Maker Soul

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Nourish Your Maker Soul
What feeds your maker soul? For me it's the simple act of making something by hand. A pot of soup, a simple knitting project, a beautiful new colorway, or a new take on a familiar colorway. There's more than one way to nourish a maker's soul.

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2020 4 Day Knit Along with Olive Knits

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2020 4 Day Knit Along with Olive Knits

 

Everything you need to know to order yarn for the 4 Day KAL with Olive Knits.

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