Jan. 12th, 2009

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I try to buy this at my LYS whenever possible, because it keeps them THERE (support your local independent businesses!). Occasionally, I want yarn/patterns/whatever that they don't offer, and I turn to online stores.

I'm going to make 2009 my year for shopping at Eat Sleep Knit. I bought a sweater's worth of silky Malabrigo from them during their Black Friday sale, and was delighted with their service -- AND the goodies! They run a Yarnathon -- all yardage is applied to your "distance," with some power boost yarns giving a little extra help -- and my one purchase got me a *beautiful* shawl pattern and some very helpful yarn samples, and a Yarn Lotto card which revealed a $5 store credit. The further you run, the more goodies you get -- so I'm going to concentrate my non-LYS purchases there and see how far I can go!

(And yes, I get rewarded for pimping their site, so make with the clickies!) Srsly tho, FAB. Lurve.

August 2009

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