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Debbie 07-25-2005 07:52 AM

$42.00 for unfinished sox?
 
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...gory=1362&rd=1

I am sure I am missing something here ... is this yarn very very special??

Ingrid 07-25-2005 07:55 AM

I just looked up the price and the place I checked has it for $6.95 a ball. I don't understand this either, maybe the yarn patterned out the Virgin Mary or something? :D

KellyK 07-25-2005 08:02 AM

WOW. :shock: I have NO idea....the bidding started at 1.50. Regia Mini Ringel Colors sells for about 6 or 7 bucks per skein. That color, however, is discontinued. WOW.

Silver 07-25-2005 11:40 AM

:shock:

Hmmmmm. I can almost finish a pair of socks too.... :thinking:

brendajos 07-25-2005 11:48 AM

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Originally Posted by Silver
:shock:

Hmmmmm. I can almost finish a pair of socks too.... :thinking:


:roflhard: :roflhard: :roflhard: :roflhard: just THINK how much you could get for one of those almost finished Celtic socks!!

i don't know but the bidders aren't SOOOO new that they should be that crazy. I was bidding on a Pursenalities book that went above the price it would cost for me to go get it at B&N...i don't get people who go on ebay and pay more than retail...lol

Silver 07-25-2005 11:57 AM

Some people are just additcted to shopping on Ebay. They'll buy anything... :rollseyes:

I swear... people are stupid. :roflhard:

Ingrid 07-25-2005 12:26 PM

Hey, I have a potato chip in the shape of an unfinished sock! Any bids!

rebecca 07-25-2005 01:24 PM

just....WOW!!! I thought that it must have been spun from the silken hair (that has only been washed in rose water) of young virgin daughters of Egyptian sheiks or ..... I just don't know what to think...I'm SPEECHLESS...ya'll know that never happens!!

Licensed2Cook 07-25-2005 02:19 PM

Well, basically the socks are already knit for you so I think the winning bidder took into account the value of a handknit pair of socks rather than the yarn they were made from.

I can usually knit a pair of socks in fingering weight in my free time ;) in about two weeks, so if you look at the time spent making a handcrafted pair of socks and put a value on that time/skilled labor that went into them then I feel the price would be appropriate, at least for the one willing to pay it. Aren't you worth at least $20.00 a week? I bet you are!

I am from that old school that always looked at a nice item and thought to myself, "hey I could do that" and then did it myself or just kept thinking about doing it myself until I lost interest :D

Silver 07-25-2005 02:41 PM

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Originally Posted by Licensed2Cook
Aren't you worth at least $20.00 a week? I bet you are!

$20?? I'm worth a hundred billion zillion dollars! :mrgreen:

Yes I am.. my mommy said so.


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