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Crafting for Charity

February 21, 2014

From chats on Facebook and many inspiring emails, I know lots of you Darn Good Yarners do lots of great crafting for charities of all kinds.  There are so many great places to donate knitted and crocheted items!  It’s great that so many people are inspired to give to great causes.

Here at Darn Good Yarn we are all about supporting people.  Supporting the families in India, Nepal and Chile that make our yarn, and supporting everyone that love and support us in every way that we can!  Now we have a whole new way in which we want to support everybody out there that is crafting for charity.

If you have a charity event that you are crafting for, or items that you are donating for a raffle – anything for a good cause – we’d love to give you a great deal on our fabulous Assorted Chiffon Ribbon.

You can get great discounts on packs of chiffon and make excellent projects that will bring in the money for charity.  Don’t know what to make?  We might have a few ideas… :)

Interested?  Want to get crafting for charity right away?  Just tell us all about it by emailing info@darngoodyarn.com, and we’ll let you in on all the great deals available!

Happy Crafting!

Marissa :)

Darn Good Creations! Fan Made Sari Yarn Jewelry – Darn Good Yarn

April 13, 2013

Whoa! These stunning items were made by Darn Good Yarner Tiziana from Italy. They’re absolutely breathtaking, and really let the recycled sari yarn really shine. Absolutely wonderful. Go like her Facebook Page too. I’ll wait. :)

Sari Yarn Necklace

Sari Yarn Necklace

Sari Yarn Necklace

Sari Yarn Necklace

Thank you so much for submitting these! I love how you integrated a little touch of beads here and there to really accent the yarn. :)

If you’ve made something from Darn Good Yarn, send pictures over to Jen (jen@darngoodyarn.com) and we’ll feature you on the blog!

xoxo,

Nicole Snow, President of Darn Good Yarn

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New Silk Sari Ribbon and Allergies Attack!

May 27, 2011

Victorian Rose Sari Silk RibbonHoly moly,

It’s finally Friday and just after 10am to boot…where did my morning go? Oh I know where…watch the video to find out! Also, have you seen the new Silk Sari Ribbon colors? If not, check them out here: New Sari Ribbon Colors

 

Also, the shop that was featured in the video below is

Taming of the Ewe
26 Public Square SW, Jacksonville, AL 36265 (256) 727-7081 ‎ taming-the-ewe.blogspot.com
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Way to go Detta!

 

Oh and if you’re interested, my new site that I just launched is called http://thecraftywiner.com

 

Have a wonderful day everyone!

xoxo

Nicole

120 gallons later– The Friday Darn Good Yarn Update

April 8, 2011

Sari Ribbon Winners almost announced!

April 4, 2011

I’m trying to get these winner announced for the Sari Ribbon Yarn naming contest at darngoodyarn.com for you by tonight… wish me luck-- you Darn Good Yarners rock!!!

xoxo
Nicole

Tuesday Update:I lost my marbles

March 22, 2011

It’s true. It’s Tuesday and my second, third and fourth winds have abandoned me and all we’re left with is one crazy owner of Darn Good Yarn.

I hope you get a laugh, I know I did…. I have been told I’m my own best friend…that’s a good thing right?

Much love!

Nicole

How to fix your yarn swift!

March 22, 2011

Hi friends!

How’s it going?

So, I just wanted to share a way to fix or reinforce your yarn swift! The one thing I wanted to note that I didn’t in the video below is that when you attach the zip ties, don’t make them too tight, you want them to be the same circumference of the loop of twine that was in its place. That will allow for flexibility and movement of those parts for different sized skeins.

xoxo

Nicole

J’adore Goulet Pens!

February 25, 2011

Bonjour mes amis!

So, if you’re hooked up with Darn Good Yarn then you’re a supporter of non-”big boxed” businesses. Many of us live in communities where these publicly traded companies have bled out the small “mom and pops”. This is why I wanted to bring another great company: The Goulet Pen Company: http://www.gouletpens.com

Go check em out!

xoxo

Nicole

Monday 2-21 Update: I am so outta here

February 21, 2011

Hello my sweets!

So, Darn Good Yarn’s site will stay open but orders won’t ship between Feb 26th and March 8 but will resume on the 9th. So if you are about to have a yarn crisis, please put your order in on or before Feb 25th!

xoxo
Nicole

Friday Update

February 18, 2011

Happy Friday everyone!

So, first order of business, amazingly, I had no idea it was Friday today. You should watch the video to hear the story.

And secondly, you gotta see the awesome necklaces I made last night with the new felt balls on the site. Click here to check out the new variety.

xoxo

Nicole