Author: Ruth Baum Bigus

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Potion Yarns: Business grows skein by skein

Johanna Miller is a lifelong knitter. Starting at age 6, Miller took a break from the craft before returning to it at 19. “I like it because I get really fidgety when I don’t have something to do,” she said. These days, Miller has plenty to keep her busy—working as a full-time hairstylist and running Potion Yarns, her own hand-dyed yarn business. Miller started her company in 2016 with the…

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ABCreative: Combining play with learning

Designing the perfect playground for its customers is based on one very important element for ABCreative — listening to its customers and meeting their needs. “A lot of companies focus just on selling equipment as cheap as they can get it,” said ABCreative President Karen Herren. “We always consult our customer and look at what they want. We look at what they have and don’t have and design from there.…