Prepare the Yarn Deck:
a. Shuffle the Yarn cards and Event cards together. This is the Yarn Deck.
b. From the Special Request cards, find each player’s Favorite Request (marked with a heart on their player board) and set these aside.
c. From the remaining Special Request cards and randomly select 1 per player. Put the cards that weren’t selected back in the box.
d. Shuffle the selected Favorite Special Requests and the randomly selected Special Requests together with the top half of the Yarn Deck and place it on the board.