The Yarn Basket opened its doors at 529 South Main Street in Philippi recently, staffed by owner Wendy Clark and her sister, Denise Gutwein.
The Yarn Basket features superior-quality yarns for knitting, crocheting, and weaving, all of natural fibers hand-spun and dyed. The business also offers specialized tools for knitting and crocheting.
Pictured from left are Denise Gutwein and Wendy Clark. Wendy, a graduate of, and member of the faculty of West Virginia Wesleyan College, earned degrees in art and art education, as well as a Fine Arts Degee in weaving. She was an art teacher for 30 years and has managed a weaving business for the past ten years. Sister Denise is a nurse.