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Head Gardener's Log, April 8th, 2023

Can you believe that it's my Sweet 16 Anniversary as the Head Gardener here at YG? It's true! And I want to celebrate with you! Join me next Thursday, April 13th for a Sweet 16 Stitch In from 4p - 7p... there will be a free gift with every purchase made that day (both online and in store), plus some sweet treats. The party will be held upstairs in the 131 Event Space (take the the stairs outside the back door!), so bring your current project and help me celebrate our Sweet 16 Anniversary. I'd love to thank you in person for your support!
(Note: Jason will have the shop open downstairs until 5:30p, and we can always come downstairs to shop after that, if needed!)
On Saturday, April 29th, the Spring Maker's Fest will bring a shopping experience to Eaton County for modern makers in the fiber world. Do you have this exciting day marked on your calendar yet? It's going to be a great day in Charlotte! Plan to swing by YG first for LYS Day festivities, then spend the rest of the day down at the fairgrounds, shopping our region's best fiber arts vendors. This includes indie yarn dyers (like Gnome River Yarns!), fiber producers, woodworkers, project bag makers and more! There will be a food truck vendor on site, along with the Maker's Lounge, where you're welcome to hang out and stitch a while on your current project (or maybe cast on a new one!).
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New Shop Models!
Olivia did a fabulous job modeling the Andrea sweater from Juniper Moon Farm, didn't she? The sweater was knit with Cirrus Rainbow plus a coordinating shade of Cirrus. It is so soft and light!
And Mom finished knitting the adorable baby sweater (just behind Olivia's head in the picture) called Spelt, out of one ball of Cirrus Rainbow.
Astria Shawl Kits
Ambah O'Brien's newest shawl design really caught my attention when she used a ball of Yukata and striped it with another fingering weight yarn. If you watch my Feature Friday video on Facebook Live from yesterday (April 7th), you can see several color combination ideas using Camper from Kelbourne Woolens as the contrast color. The design takes 1 dragon egg of Yukata and three hanks of Camper.
What's on my needles
My current adventure sock! I'm almost to the toe on sock #1. The yarn I'm using is from Julia at Knitterly Things and she'll have a booth at our Spring Maker's Fest!
I'm so close to being done with my Op Art shawl! I'm using a "boring" color of Pima Soft (#4621 Slate; 3 balls) with a fun, sassy color of Summer Sesame (#5252 Kaleidoscope; 1 ball). The idea is to make that Summer Sesame really pop!
Your Head Gardener,
Lindsay Potter


Yarn Garden Michigan LLC Return Policy


Returns are subject to a record of sale, either by the original customer providing a receipt or the original customer’s account history.


Option 1:

90-day return on yarn ONLY for store credit based on current store selling price.   – minus shipping charges when applicable, and - minus a 5% credit card processing fee when applicable. (Yarn must be in original manufactures condition)

Option 2:

30-day return on yarn ONLY for a cash refund based on current store selling price – minus a 20% restock fee and – minus shipping charges when applicable. (Yarn must be in original manufactures condition) Cash returns may be in the form of cash, check, credit card, or PayPal at the owner’s discretion.

No returns

We do not accept returns on trunk shows, limited edition kits, club yarns, or non-yarn related products, such as needles, notions, bags, patterns, digital downloads, gift cards, books, shawl pins, jewelry, tools, etc., or any items sold on sale or at a discounted price.

Yarn purchased more than 90 days prior to the current date.

Yarn that is no longer in original manufactures condition

Yarn that is currently obsolete

Any Item that was special ordered

No returns are accepted without proof or record of purchase. No returns on behalf of someone else.

Any other returns are at the discretion of the owner.

Class or Special Event Fees

If Yarn Garden cancels or reschedules a class or event for any reason a cash refund or store/class credit will be issued (This will be determined on a per customer basis)

If a customer/student/participant cancels or does not show up to a class or event for any reason within 3 days leading up to the scheduled event time; No store/ class credit will be issued. If the cancellation occurs more than 3 days or more prior to the class or event; store/class credit will be issued.


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