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April 2, 2013
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Yarn store builds tight-knit community

The colorful skeins of yarn stacked in the cubbies of a Minden Village suite represent a craft that’s been passed down from generation to generation. For Gardnerville residents Jennifer Huntley and Kim Christensen, the skeins also represent the building blocks of Pioneer Yarn Company, which relocated to a 1,900-square-foot suite in February. Huntley is the owner, Christensen the general manager. “The challenge now is bringing in new customers,” Huntley said on Friday. “How do we find new people and teach them to knit and crochet? How do we get more young people involved?” Like many who frequent her store, Huntley …

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