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Hello Canberra

Posted on June 25, 2015 by Salihan Laugesen | 4 comments

Ecoyarns has seen several homes in its 9 years. It's lived in Budgewoi on the Central Coast then up to Newcastle, and now it's in chilly Canberra, rubbing shoulders with politicians. Well, not quite. But our former Prime Minister knits, so there is a super slim possibility that a politician might be wearing a scarf made from an Ecoyarns yarn! What a funny thought.

A winter morning by the lake

It's been a busy few months for us. Richard and I moved our young family to Canberra for personal reasons, and a week later we took over Ecoyarns officially. It was a lot to take on, unpacking our personal belongings and the shop stock simultaneously, while keeping the business running. There was a lot of "what was I thinking?!" kind of moments.

We had an extra pair of hands to help with the move and he flew in from Singapore! Thank you to my brother, Hakiim, for his tireless effort.

We had an extra pair of hands to help with the move and he flew in from Singapore! Thank you to my brother, Hakiim, for his tireless effort.

Sorting yarn outside all day when it was 1 degrees celcius!

I'm happy to say we have overcome the dip and are settling in nicely in our new home and roles. We're pretty dang proud of ourselves to say the least. So what does it mean to our customers? Firstly, we are now shipping orders in 1 to 3 business days. There is nothing stopping us from sending off these lovely yarn and fibres to their new homes pronto.

Office and packing room

Secondly, most parcels are being dropped off at the Canberra GPO and that means you will get your fluff mail even quicker!

Lastly, we are very focused on the business. We are going through everything with a fine tooth comb so as to improve your shopping experience. If you notice something not right on the website, email us at support@ecoyarns.com.au. Help us help you shop. We want your online shopping experience with us to be enjoyable.

Our in-house technical expert, Richard aka Mr Ecoyarns; From fixing web servers to setting up complicated ball winders, he's the man!

Our in-house technical and financial expert, Richard aka Mr Ecoyarns; From fixing web servers to setting up complicated ball winders, he's the man!

Happy making!

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Salihan
Salihan

December 02, 2015

Hi Tammy! I used to read your blog and even tried some of your recipes. I remembered you were from Canberra and it was on my to-do list to get in touch. Good to hear from you :) -Salihan

GirlsWearBlueToo
GirlsWearBlueToo

December 02, 2015

Hi Salihan! Welcome to Canberra. Congrats on taking over the business. x

Salihan
Salihan

December 02, 2015

Thank you Julie!

Julie Maloney@Country Living by the Sea
Julie Maloney@Country Living by the Sea

December 02, 2015

Good luck! Hope it all goes well. xo

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