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Formerly Yarn Durango
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Staff

The staff at Yarn Durango is made up of true fiber addicts. Our commitment to customer service and knowledge of and passion for yarn is unsurpassed. We look forward to getting to know you and helping you create that very special project.
Shannon Hamlin

Raised in southern California, Shannon is much happier in this mountain environment. Her favorite “FO” (finished object) is a swing coat she knitted with Cat Mountain Fusion.
Education/Experience

B.A. in Business Administration, University of Phoenix

Addicted to fiber since the age of 7, thanks to her grandmother
Joy Caldwell

Joy Caldwell has been a fiber enthusiast since a young age and has knitters and crocheters on both sides of her family. She learned to crochet when she was 8 from her Grandma Adams. Since then she has learned to knit (10 plus years) and spin (5 plus years), and enjoys learning new techniques. She is currently a stay-at-home mom and keeps busy doing general transcription, homeschooling her wonderful one and only child, running after three feisty dogs, and teaching at Yarn Durango.

When she is not crocheting, knitting, or spinning, she can often be found reading or watching something online about the subject. Her other interests include reading, playing the piano, hiking, biking, and gardening.
Dana Gerrits

Mother of 5 children, and lover of animals of all kinds! Dana has been knitting, crocheting, sewing, and doing crafts of all kinds since she was a youngster. 

Her current passion is learning to spin yarn. 

B.A. in Educational Studies

Favorite project includes making anything for babies and toddlers! You can find her in her garden, surrounded by chickens,ducks, dogs, a cat, children, and dreaming of her next big project. You can also connect with her on Ravelry as IndyDana.