An Upstate NY native, Michaela loves writing, music, and the arts. Her hobbies include ice skating, reading, swimming, trying to play the guitar, archery, and crocheting. Her favorite colors include purple and green, and her favorite season is summer.
Your previous experience before DGY:
Before working as a Warehouse Associate and a Marketing Assistant at Darn Good Yarn, Michaela held jobs as a college writing consultant, an e-commerce copywriter, and an AmeriCorps member serving meals to at-risk children.
What about the mission of DGY hits home for you and why?:
Leading up to her time at DGY, Michaela was seeking an opportunity to use her time and talents for a cause that would benefit people around the world who were endangered by poverty and the larger issues that come along with it. Because Darn Good Yarn helps to provide sustainable employment for craftspeople and artisans in Nepal and India, she finds it to be an ideal fit. She is also enthusiastic about DGY's passion for encouraging creatives to use their skills, do what they love, and make the world a better, more beautiful place.
What is your favorite DGY product and why?:
Sari Silk Ribbon Yarn. This is an innovative product that makes uses of recycled materials to form an awesome alternative to traditional wide or chunky yarn. Because if its striking color and surprisingly soft texture, beautiful things can be made out of it with ease.