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ctmax 11-18-2006 12:26 AM

Canadians
 
I just found this site that offers free shipping if you spend $35.00. I have not tried it yet, but plan on it.

http://www.make1yarns.com/blog/?page_id=185

DragonTush 11-18-2006 12:57 AM

That is my favouritest yarn store. The people are wonderful, the yarn is fantastic and they are awesome with my kids. I know that last doesn't matter online but trust me...its been a problem for me to find a store that doesn't view children as some sort of alien beast about to go on a yarn gobbling frenzy.

Momma_Jo 11-18-2006 04:28 PM

Oh cool, thanks, I actually posted about trying to find smth like that a few weeks ago.

ctmax 11-19-2006 11:42 PM

Well I didn't order the yarn by mail, but I was in Calgary this weekend and went to this store. I :heart: this store. I had such a hard time deciding what to buy and the people there were so friendly. I didn't receive the same service from a different yarn store in Calgary. I would definatly recommend this store.

Momma_Jo 11-20-2006 09:38 PM

Oh, you're in the Hat, I'm in Lethbridge! :muah: Ever been to any yarn stores here?

ctmax 11-20-2006 11:16 PM

I was once. It was in a mall and I think it was a mother and daughter that owned and ran it. They were sooo nice to me. It seems to me that Medicine Hat has to be the only city that doesn't have a yarn store.

Momma_Jo 11-21-2006 02:23 PM

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Originally Posted by ctmax
I was once. It was in a mall and I think it was a mother and daughter that owned and ran it. They were sooo nice to me. It seems to me that Medicine Hat has to be the only city that doesn't have a yarn store.

Ohhhh, must've been the one I always go to - Knitting Time. I like it! They help me out a lot. I go there for the fancy stuff and unusual needle sizes (say, 16" circulars in size 17 :?? ), otherwise I go to Michaels for cheaper yarn and other basic things.

I can't believe the Hat doesn't have a yarn store! I think Lethbridge has 2 more besides Knitting Time and Michaels...but I like these 2 I know, so I haven't had too much of an urge to explore.

ctmax 11-22-2006 11:23 AM

We have a Michaels and Wal-mart, but if you want anything other than acrylic I need to order online or go to Lethbridge or Calgary.

knitqueen 11-22-2006 11:47 AM

Here is another Canadian site, they mostly sell sock yarn but also Addi Turbos and bamboo needles. Their price on Austermann Step sock yarn is the best I've seen (in Canada, anyways) and they offer free shipping for orders over $50.


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