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skNYC
12-02-2006, 08:52 AM
They rented the Holiday Inn's ballroom. They put everything on the sale list out in ailse and there was still plenty room to walk up and down. It was a pleasure to shop :heart:
I am glad they used laundry baskets instead of supermarket shopping cart so I had to leave after stuffing the basket, and that I only have enough hands to carry 1 basket! Oh, also I had to carry the 2 kitchen-garbage-bag-full of yarns to catch the bus. You know what I mean? With that kind of price, it's hard not to load up your truck without breaking your bank account!

Now, where am I going stash them??? :?? The bags are still sitting by the staircase :oops:

Damn Smileys! :wall:

Mod Squad was here (photo resize)
Photo Size Info (http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=6905)

shellebelle216
12-02-2006, 09:19 AM
Oh fun! What kind of goodies did you get?

Quiltlady
12-02-2006, 10:08 AM
Wow..I bet that was fun! I've ordered on line from them so I'm sure their selection was good in person. :happydance:

zkimom
12-02-2006, 10:16 AM
You are soooo lucky! :yay:

I wanna move back to NY -- ok, Brooklyn Heights would do, too.

I'm transplanted and I wanna come home :waah:

Best,
Susan

Andrea
12-02-2006, 10:33 AM
Pictures?????????? :poke:

You can tease us with that and provide no pics :pout: :teehee:

Ellen Edwards
12-02-2006, 11:12 AM
Ah heck--since we're such goood friends--you can send me some --I'll "store" some for ya!! :muah: :teehee:

gardenmommy
12-02-2006, 01:18 PM
Woo hoo! Was it a madhouse there? We need details on your grab! LOL

skNYC
12-02-2006, 02:40 PM
I have to take the kids to a friend's daughter's bday party today. After we come back I can take a photo of what I got, I promise. Hm...I really didn't buy that much ;) only 2 bags.

Jan in CA
12-02-2006, 04:23 PM
Neat! I just got back from my LYS bag sale, too! Pix later..gotta run to the vet for shots... for the cat. :teehee:

ETA: My yarn haul is in my KH blog. Too many photos to repost. :teehee:
KH BLOG (http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=5356&start=1275)

skNYC
12-03-2006, 01:24 PM
I posted my photo!
Jan: now it is your turn.

Andrea
12-03-2006, 01:59 PM
skNYC I don't see the picture :verysad:

Jan in CA
12-03-2006, 02:25 PM
Yeah for yarn! I posted a link to my KH blog because I have a lot of photos. It takes you right to the page.

BTW.. posting photos from blogger doesn't always work well. I was able to view it by right click on the x and then viewing photo. I then resized it. You can resize it on your computer and attach it like I did.

skNYC
12-03-2006, 02:53 PM
Andrea:
http://sknyc.blogspot.com/2006/12/smileys-yarn.html

Jan:
I will check it out your blog !

Trudy:
I will send you something.

zkimom:
You don't wanna move back. We are considering moving out someday. I feel sorry for the babies and toddlers growing up in Manhattan. There is no clean air for their little lungs :([/url]

gardenmommy
12-03-2006, 03:02 PM
Oooh purty! What is the stuff on the right that is in the box?

skNYC
12-03-2006, 03:07 PM
gardenmommy:
The is the Top Print.

VictoiseC
12-04-2006, 11:58 AM
Oh shoot, sk.... how did you hear of that sale!? I'm in Nyc as you know and I would've been there pronto. I didn't see an ad for this anywhere. Maybe just Smiley's had an ad? Hmmmmm. Not that I need anymore yarn.

skNYC
12-04-2006, 05:38 PM
Victoise:
I got it from their website. I visit the site every now and then. The Manhattan sale has much more selection than the store sales, about 3x as much. Maybe we'll catch up next year.