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misstialouise
01-02-2006, 07:10 AM
:D Picked up 14 balls of Patons Inca in two colours (blue for DH and pink for me), and 7 sets of straight needles (including some HUGE needles) for under AUS$80!!!!

nicolethegeek
01-02-2006, 07:23 AM
:cheering: She shoots! She scores!!! {sorry... hubby's hockey must be rubbing off on me!} That really looks like great stuff. I've never seen {or heard of} the Inca... what fibre is that?

benniesma
01-02-2006, 08:40 AM
That yarn looks gorgeous! Congratulations!

aprildavis99
01-02-2006, 09:13 AM
:cheering: :cheering:
I wish my Kmart still sold yarn. :crying:

Angelia
01-02-2006, 09:17 AM
Wow! That's a great haul! :cheering: :cheering:

ItsBecca
01-02-2006, 09:32 AM
We only have a Super Kmart and they don't have any kind of yarn or needles or anything!

feministmama
01-02-2006, 01:41 PM
They got Kmart in Australia huh. Wow. :shock:

misstialouise
01-02-2006, 04:02 PM
It's 50% Wool, 30% Acrylic & 20% Alpaca.

It's sooooo soft :)

humblestumble
01-02-2006, 04:05 PM
awesome!

We dont have a kmart anymore :(

knitncook
01-03-2006, 10:06 AM
I remember when (yeah, I'm that old) Kmart used to have fabric and yarn. Maybe if Martha started promoting knitting more :D

aprildavis99
01-05-2006, 01:14 AM
That's a good idea. We should all inundate Martha with emails. :twisted:

CarmenIbanez
01-05-2006, 01:02 PM
Yes way back in the day, KMart, Target and Walmart all had a sewing section with fabric and yarn.

Norman
01-05-2006, 03:10 PM
Yeah my dad only went to kmart when he bought knitting supplies..

But I haven't been to our Mart for AGES here.. and let me tell ya.. it's not the best.. it's pretty "run-down" if you wanna call it that.. hopefully it will get better now that Sears is behind it..

The last time I was there tho, I couldn't find any knitting stuff anymore.. which kinda disappointed me.. mostly I go to Walmart now (Cause it's close) and there is a Michaels about 20 minutes away on the other side of town I'll go to for specific things (other than readheart or lion)

:S But still have NOT found a good place to buy needles in town yet..

franna724
01-06-2006, 01:27 PM
Wow, I didn't even realize Kmart sold yarn. Then again, the last time I was in a Kmart was probably close to 10 years ago and I'm lucky to remember what I did yesterday, never mind a decade ago.

misstialouise
01-06-2006, 04:50 PM
hehe.. Umm, don't forget I'm on the other side of the world. ;) Not all our Kmarts still sell yarn. I was very lucky, I think, to find such a decent yarn.. :D