"Hello There All! My name is Jamaica, and I am, as you might have guessed, the new face behind the conversion/checkout counter at Yarnia. My first recognizable trait: I'm a redhead. However, this does not mean I have a fiery temper. In fact, I'm rather quiet and easy going, and I love to help people with their knitting/creative inspirations. I've been living in the great, rainy Northwest for over a year (I'm enamored with the area), and came here by a convoluted route that started in the San Francisco Bay Area and went through Davis, CA, and Madison, WI.
"Besides working at Yarnia, I'm also a college student (at Portland Community College), a lab tech (also at PCC), a good friend, and a person who has way too many creative hobbies. I've been working in different yarn stores for the last 6 years, and the last two years I've taught knitting classes at a summer school program near Menlo Park, CA. I also know how to, with varying levels of skill, spin, crochet, weave, sew, cross-stitch, and dye fiber. I usually try and work some literary reference or scientific rule into my stitch count.
"So, here I am. I'm super-excited to be working at Yarnia (the