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What our customers are saying about us...

I appreciate you and I love the loving and friendly community I have found at the Yarn Haven.              ~l.o.

Kelora Goethe...















I come from a long line of artistic needle women. Perhaps I was even born with some kind of needle in my hand…sewing needle, knitting needle or crochet hook. As a little girl I could be found sitting on our front steps sewing doll clothes, by age 10 using Mom’s sewing machine to sew my own. About age 8, I branched out into  knitting and crocheting, again starting with items for my dolls.  Age 16 brought spinning and weaving into my life. Being a professional tailor and quilter has brought yet more fiber into our home. These days it is RARE to be found without knitting in my hands. My husband & I have 4 daughters and 3 grandsons, with more on the way!
Mimi Kezer...















After pursuing music and worship arts for 20 years, I have spent the last six years teaching, encouraging and empowering knitters in their own creative pursuits. I have been one of The Yarn Haven's in-house instructors as well as teaching at various fiber festivals, producing video tutorials, and designing for my own knitting line, Pastiche  Knitwear. I relish making the complex simple and enabling knitters to walk in new places of confidence in their work. I am hopelessly addicted to making colorful, beautiful things.
Roz Yenzer...
















In the 3rd grade my teacher  brought in some table looms  and taught us how to weave. It really made that year of school one of my favorite memories.  Mom got a lovely 4 heddle floor loom and I would help her put on the warp and get to weave some too.  I had dreams of creating beautiful woven materials.  In my 50s I inherited my mother's loom and looked forward to weaving...only first I needed to retire from 20 years of special education teaching.  First attempts at working on my own on the loom were comical disasters!  I moved to TN 5 1/2 years ago and found myself among many talented weavers. I joined the Tuesday Weavers at the Appalachian Arts and Crafts Center in Norris, and my skills as a weaver began to grow.  I am a very strong supporter of taking lessons and learning by doing.  A rigid heddle loom I got at The Yarn Haven allows me to weave smaller items.  I can now use up many of my yarn scraps and create different patterns with different textures.  Weaving has brought so much creativity and joy into my life.  Yes, dreams can come true!