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  1. Jaen says:

    I would like to knit a kimono jacket but in more subdued colors… I’m 90 years young and wear a size 16 jacket. Would you be able to make up a kit with more subdued colors? Before I committ for the project I would like to see the colors of the fabric.

  2. Milissa - Boone River Rusticks says:

    Just finished my first project with this fabulous yarn! I will be posting pictures soon! It fits perfectly with our Boone River Rusticks mission to up-cycle and re-purpose when creating. And the fact that it is a Fair Trade product and helping others succeed in life makes it even more perfect! Thanks DGY!

  3. Vicki says:

    When and where can I see you guys at the NEXT yarn show or convention?
    I’ll go anywhere in the US…
    Vicki in FL

  4. arlene says:

    Love my sari ribbon, just looking at it makes me joyous!
    Thanks for providing happiness on both ends of your journey…………..

  5. Beth says:

    I love the yarn and have been looking for ideas on the pattern page of your site–but each time I click on a pattern photo to get the details, it says Page Not Found. Is ths because I,m on an android phone?

  6. Sally says:

    I bought 2 balls of the recycled sari silk that was on sale a couple of weeks ago. I want to try working with it and see what I can do. I am having trouble with the twists in the yarn. There are so many twists per inch that the yarn is corkscrewing as I pull it from the ball and try to knit a simple scarf. Is there something I should be doing to make the yarn work better? Should I pull it out to it’s full length or let it remain somewhat clumped? Appreciate the help as the yarn is lovely and I’d like to work with some of the other styles if I can figure out how. I like to knit garments. Are there more sweater, hat, etc patterns available for the yarn? If not how best do I calculate how much I will need for the patterns I like?
    Lots of questions, I know. Thanks for your time.

  7. Joan says:

    I love your featured yarn – Indian recycled yarn, but I wanted to see the pattern you spoke about. I couldn’t find Artic Snowball in your projects section. Can you send it to me, or give me an easier way to find it. How much yarn would I need to make the scarf??

    Thanks for your help,


  8. Lori says:

    I know you’ve probably answered this before, but I saw your 45 min scarf video and I want to make one, what yarn do you recommend.

  9. Laura says:

    Thanks for all of your patience in helping me to get my order right. Please have a great week!

  10. Kristine A. Watson says:

    I just viewed the FedEx site and saw your wonderful video! Not only was I touched by the great business you have developed, but the warmth and caring came across very clear and sincere. Your video started my wheels turning which is a good thing!
    Soooo I just wanted to say Kudos to you for the inspiration!

    Bless you for all you do,

    Kristine A. Watson from Rancho Cucamonga, CA

  11. Andrea says:

    Hi Nicole! I just received my order of 2# banana fiber. Thank you for sending it so quickly! It’s very beautiful!!
    I was wondering if you have any tips on how to prepare and spin it? I seem to be getting it into big clumps and knots. The yarn that the package was tied with is very nice, was that spun with the coreless coil technique?
    Thanks! Andrea

  12. Pamela Fisk says:

    Yesteday, your grandfather Mikkelsen was telling me all about your and your FedEx contest win. Congrats Nicole. You are a very impressive businesswoman who will go as far as she wants to go!


    Pompano Beach, FL

  13. Elaine Martineau says:

    Just received your yarn and I love the colors and texture. I will definitely be buying more. I am obsessed with this yarn!

  14. Loretta Sawyer says:

    Love your new newsletter sight! Sign up and log in was smooth and easy! ( :

  15. Sharyn says:

    Everything works great. I got interested in your store because I am a former Mainiac (lived in Greenville and Millinocket for almost 30 years). I will be ordering soon.

  16. Kate says:

    Your new newsletter site worked just fine. Absolutely no problems. Glad to be of help.


  17. Viviana says:

    Your newsletter works great!

  18. Charlene Stephens Robinson says:

    Good for you! Your shop is wonderful and your amazing!

  19. Nancy Claiborne says:

    The white sari silk yarn arrived yesterday, and was so beautiful I had to wind it during Downton Abbey. Do you know what it takes to distract me from THAT?

    I’ve shared the reclained linen and cotton with my stitching group, and the friend for whom I ordered two skeins of the linen oohed and aahed over it, so I’m hoping there will be some interest among the ten Freestylers in checking out more interesting yarn on your site. Fingers crossed!

    And congrats on the Fed Ex grant!

  20. Diane says:

    Grabbed my attention at first site. Can’t wait to explore it. Also, love that you deliver to Canada.

  21. Lynne says:

    I ordered a felted purse from your website just before Christmas… Oh the guilt!!! I have to tell you… I LOVE it! It is amazing! Everywhere I have gone people ask me about where I got it and I of course tell them about your website. Apparently they all visited your website and bought all the purses!!!! But I want another one. Or two. I am sick. I am addicted!!!!! Will you be getting anymore big felt purses?????

  22. Stacy says:

    I would love to see what the banana fiber looks like loose and un-spun. Is it like wool roving? Is there a sheen, or is it mat in appearance?

    It would be fun to incorporate like roving into projects, especially since it can be dyed!

  23. Liz Lind says:

    Holy Moley Nicole!!
    I just got my scarves and I can’t think of enough adjectives to describe how beautiful they are!! The softer ones I am donating to the oncology dept. at my local hospital. I think they will really look awesome on the ladies!. and thanks for the Yarn you put in.

  24. Debbie says:

    My mom loved the Over the Door Hanger and the 4 silk Elephant Pictures! Thanks for what you do and for the great customer service……..

  25. Kristie says:

    I just received my glorious yarn! I cannot express my awe for the yarn and your wonderful impact on the world. Namaste

  26. I recieved my silk ribbon today and i am thrilled with it, it is gorgeous. thanks, i will be back……

  27. lacey says:

    I am about to order the $49 grab bag…but in the description it states: The $50 pack will have 7 different yarns and/or ribbons (plus free US Shipping)

    Does free shipping not apply to the $49 grab bag?

  28. Jan Williams says:

    Dear Nicole,

    As I watch your site and learn more about you I am always amazed at your genorisity towards others.

    If your friend needs help, then I want to be there to help her. Tell her my prayers are coming her way.

    You are a great friend.


  29. Sandy Renshaw says:

    question = do you have a video showing how you “Recycle the Yarn”? What is the process, ect, ect….



  30. Caroline Prokein says:

    Absolutley love your yarn especially the sari ribbon. Super fast delivery to OCONUS APO. You made my weekend. I make jewelry and the sari ribbon is perfect. I especially like the fact that my purchase may make a difference in the lives of women and children in another part of the world. Great energy in your products, purpose and website.

  31. Cindy says:

    I just opened my order of the Sari ribbon yarn and I was expecting beautiful but it was beyone all my expectations! Absolutely wonderful rich color, packaged so nicely and I can’t wait to order more. I will be making crocheted bracelets with it as a fundraiser for a couple to adopt a child. So not only was your yarn recycled, helped a woman make an imcome but it will not help my son and wife adopt a child. Can’t wait to tell others and order more! Thank you!

  32. Mary Peterson says:

    Most beautiful yarn I have ever seen. The colors are so outstanding, can think of alot of things I could make wit it.

  33. This yarn looks really exciting! I will be ordering some as soon as my $$$ start coming in. Thanks for supporting those in need.

  34. Gay-Lynne says:

    Nicole, my order arrived today and the yarn is beautiful, as usual. Thanks for the treat, too!

    I love your company and your yarns.

  35. Hui Boon says:

    I really admire your concept. I bought your yarn a few years back and am about to make another purchase. I have a few questions:
    When will you get a resupply of the nettle yarn? Never used nettle before and therefore would love to buy it
    It’s wonderful what you are doing to support women in India and Nepal but how do you ensure that they really get a fair wage? Is it via some organization there? It would be nice to know.
    Lastly, some pics of how these yarns are processed would be lovely!

  36. Dixie Dickenson says:

    Will you be getting any more yarns that you have listed as “sold out”? Thank you.

  37. Liz says:

    I have fallen in love with your yarns. I would like to know if you have a waiting list for sold out yarns. If and when you get more of the silk yarn with the gold thread I would love to be notified. I made two scarves with it that I donated to a church project. I would like to make more for them. Thanks for the awesome job you do. Liz

  38. Joanne Clough says:

    Thanks so much for getting my order to me so soon. I know the scarf and hat don’t take long to knit, but I’m 81, with arthritis in both wrists, so I just don’t knit as fast as I used to! With two balls of the same color, I can get the hat and scarf done with just a little left over. (the hat takes one ball and just a bit off the second ball.) For our fair, I plan to put these out, with your pretty note card framed, and will make a large sign with info, and will make copies of the press release for people to pick up. I think it is important that our customers understand what this yarn stands for. Thanks again–can’t wait for an excuse to order again!

  39. Brenda hardie says:

    I knit a cowl with recycled revolution. I don’t know what to do with my darned in ends. They are unravelling. If it were a rope id have the urge to melt the ends. What to do?

  40. Scherry says:

    Just received my yarn. The colors are amazing. Can’t wait to start knitting. Love what the company stands for and love the yarn!

  41. brenda says:

    although not a bad name either, I meant recycled resolution.

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