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Arielluria
08-06-2007, 04:42 PM
I was in HEAVEN today when what do I find at a local fabric store but Lion Brand Wool Ease for 25 cents a skein?!?..........that's right, 4 for $1!!!!!!!!!!!! Some others were a mere 60% off, I got a few of those too, but all that green (except chunky wool) and beige was 4/$1

Well, needless to say my little cart was FILLED to the brim.
:cheering:

As a relative newbie my stash is pretty pitiful, not much at all except TOO MUCH Red Heart. LOL! I really needed this!
:flirt:

Did I mention I'm happy?!?
:woohoo:

Arielluria
08-06-2007, 04:44 PM
Oooops, pic didn't upload, here it is.

PaperGirl
08-06-2007, 04:54 PM
Is that magic Stripe on the bottom? It looks like the colrs my DD wanted for her socks, but I never could find.

Good job on the stash!

Arielluria
08-06-2007, 05:01 PM
Yes, it is, and they were $1/ea at Hancock in my area today.
:woohoo:

I had NO idea what to make with them, but thought I'd try some socks.

Doodknitwit
08-06-2007, 05:03 PM
sweet puppy ... great haul!!:woohoo:

Lady Violet
08-06-2007, 05:11 PM
what's that odd ball of light blue? it's pretty.

Arielluria
08-06-2007, 05:16 PM
It's Lion Brand Cashmere. Only one they had, but had plenty of it in white. Just bought it to see what I could do with it.

Also 60% off!:happydance:

PaperGirl
08-06-2007, 05:23 PM
Yes, it is, and they were $1/ea at Hancock in my area today.
:woohoo:

I had NO idea what to make with them, but thought I'd try some socks.


http://www.cometosilver.com/socks/SockClass_Intro.htm


Go there, and take your yarn. You will have socks in no time. :hug:

Mulderknitter
08-06-2007, 05:41 PM
Congrats on the haul!:woohoo:I remember the first time I got a great find on something other than red heart (which I think a lot of us have a stash of somewhere) You have enough there to make a nice sweater I think! Thanks for posting the pics too, I love pics!

Arielluria
08-06-2007, 05:41 PM
sweet puppy ... great haul!!:woohoo:Thanks! That's Corporal Cricket in my first Irish Hiking Scarf (http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/showthread.php?t=62451&highlight=irish+hiking+scarf)

Arielluria
08-06-2007, 05:47 PM
http://www.cometosilver.com/socks/SockClass_Intro.htm


Go there, and take your yarn. You will have socks in no time. :hug:Thanks, I already made my first socks (http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/showthread.php?t=57725&highlight=first+sock) thanks to Silver.

Riss
08-06-2007, 05:49 PM
That teal is simply delicious... Oh the things I could make with that... Jealous :)

PaperGirl
08-06-2007, 07:05 PM
Thanks, I already made my first socks (http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/showthread.php?t=57725&highlight=first+sock) thanks to Silver.


Im so embarassed, :oops:


Sometimes there is a pattern for a hat/scarf combo on the Magic Stripe ball band.

Arielluria
08-06-2007, 07:26 PM
No need to be embarrassed, silly! Silver's sock class (http://www.cometosilver.com/socks/)
is awesome! I couldn't have made my first without it!
:woohoo:

marykz
08-06-2007, 07:33 PM
the lion cashmere is really soft- I made scarf and hat from the "one skein" book with mine. (the scarf was crochet) What a great haul!

jjminarcik
08-06-2007, 07:39 PM
OMG! :passedout: Share the wealth! Please, please, please!!! :flirt: Which Hancock's did you go to??? Me and DH might have to take a field trip tomorrow!!!!

jeanius80
08-06-2007, 09:56 PM
great steal Lu!

Arielluria
08-07-2007, 10:50 AM
Don't bother going to the closest one (Conroe), I cleaned them out. :happydance:You'll have to find another :D I went to www.hancockfabrics.com (http://www.hancockfabrics.com) and searched for stores that way.

I will share the wealth if you do ;)........I went to Yahoo Maps (http://maps.yahoo.com) and searched by business name (see this map for our area (http://maps.yahoo.com/broadband#mvt=m&tp=1&tt=Hancock+Fabrics&q1=77354&trf=0&lon=-95.167694&lat=29.878755&mag=9)). I came up with 13 of them! I will hit the College Station store (where mom lives) as soon as I can!

I have to take my mom to the downtown medical center tomorrow and plan on hitting a couple more, will share with you if I hit it big again. Perhaps you can try to hit different ones and do the same for me ;). I plan to stop at 4 stores (on the map (2nd link) I plan to go to #s 9, 10, 11 & 8, in that order........wish me luck!!!!!!!!!!! - Actually, the #s change every time I see the map for some reason, so here are the street names of the ones I'm going to: 2 on 1960, Westheimer and Bissonet (in that order, from NW to SE of town)

If you go to some of the others perhaps we can share our finds?!? ;)

Good luck!



OMG! :passedout: Share the wealth! Please, please, please!!! :flirt: Which Hancock's did you go to??? Me and DH might have to take a field trip tomorrow!!!!

Arielluria
08-07-2007, 11:38 AM
DH emailed me and said I could sell some on eBay
:roflhard::roflhard::roflhard::roflhard::roflhard: :roflhard::roflhard::roflhard:

He has a lot to learn! LOL!

sue in canada
08-07-2007, 12:51 PM
Great bargains

jjminarcik
08-07-2007, 02:54 PM
[quote= He has a lot to learn! LOL![/quote]

:roflhard::roflhard::roflhard:

Okay, me and Drew are going on a field trip today. . . and he was actually supportive of it! :shock: We have all day free, so I think we're going to hit all the stores on 1960. I'll be sure to report back on what we find. . . and we can definitely share our wealth! :thumbsup:

Thanks for tip!!!!!!!!