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dreamsherl
03-07-2008, 11:22 PM
As I entered my LYS to meet with my Friday night knitting group, the assistant manager anounce that she was having a "The Boss is Out of Town Sale." I was able to get this Alpaca with a Twist Lanscapes 70% baby alpaca/30% silk on sale for $4.64 a skein (regular price $7.75).
http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=47286&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1204946386 (http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=47286&d=1204946386)

I have been thinking about making the Color Party Parka from Sally Melville book Color.
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/64/203685260_ff41ef66fc.jpg?v=0
The manager announced that the Karabella Aurora 8 would be on sale on sale at 10% off and alongwith my frequent fiber miles card (you get a number of punches on your card as you buy, once filled you get 10% off a purchase) I would get 20% off. This was the yarn that I was going to start purching a bit at a time to make the sweater. Well with the discounts (I also had a $50.00 gift certificate my DD gave me for Christmas) I began picking my colors. The manager aslo let us know that the Karabella would be going up 50 cent after the weekend. I got 29 balls of yarn for 143.00 after the discounts. With out the discounts I would have paid $290.00. I figure that I work hard for my paycheck so why not.

kemp
03-07-2008, 11:28 PM
AGH! That is some yummy yarn :)

knit2btied
03-08-2008, 12:14 AM
Boy, you are a savvy shopper! Congratulations on a well-found bargain.

auburnchick
03-08-2008, 12:38 AM
:passedout:

Dangles
03-08-2008, 01:22 AM
What purty yarn. Congrats on the deal :)

snowbear
03-08-2008, 01:22 AM
Ok.. I'm drooling here... awesome! Congrats!

Debkcs
03-08-2008, 03:14 AM
Wow, you got a really hot deal. Congratulations!

(I'm jealous :mrgreen: )

WandaT
03-08-2008, 08:42 AM
How exciting! You really hit the jackpot didn't you? Congrats!

gingerbread
03-08-2008, 12:11 PM
Oh my gosh lucky you.............:passedout:

GinnyG
03-08-2008, 12:30 PM
BEAUTIFUL yarn and love that pattern!

traceleighj
03-08-2008, 12:46 PM
So pretty:inlove: ! As my DH would say, "Honey, it's okay, I got a REALLY good deal!"

dreamsherl
03-08-2008, 02:56 PM
BEAUTIFUL yarn and love that pattern!
I've wanted to make this for a year. I probably won't be able to start it for another month.