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Kamie 10-06-2007 12:17 PM

What's your favorite place to buy yarn online
 
I have a Michaels and a Hobby Lobby, neither of which seem to carry a very good selection of anything other than acrylic yarn. They do have some Lion Brand wool, but it mostly is acrylic stuff.

So please share some links to where you buy online.

SabrinaJL 10-06-2007 01:29 PM

www.knitpicks.com, www.yarn.com, www.fullthreadahead.com, www.littleknits.com, www.sarahsyarns.com Those are all places I shop. I've had nothing but good experiences with all of them.

SusanMarie1956 10-06-2007 01:35 PM

E-Bay and JoAnn's so far.

knitncook 10-06-2007 02:03 PM

Knitpicks and Etsy shops. I can get some lovely handspun hand dyed yarns on Etsy for about the same price I can purchase them at my LYS. And since I can use my paypal account at Etsy, all my Pinecone Research "earnings" go to support my habit, uh, I mean interest.

suzeeq 10-06-2007 02:54 PM

There's elann.com, though I've never bought from them.

Braden 10-06-2007 03:02 PM

In order, starting with my most favorite.

Schoolhouse Press

YarnMarket

KnitPicks

annomalley 10-06-2007 04:38 PM

I've bought from Knit Picks and from Herschnerr's. Herschnerr's has varied selection. You'll find anything from Red Heart to Noro.

I've had very good experiences with both places.

dip's mom 10-06-2007 04:53 PM

I have also had a good experience with halcyonyarn.com. And for the most fun and the best experience try woolgirl.com. She has a fun blog, runs contests for yarn and packages her yarns in tissue paper with little gifts inside.

Kamie 10-06-2007 06:56 PM

Thanks for all the links. I'll be on a shopping spree tomorrow. LOL

Mulderknitter 10-06-2007 08:03 PM

I have bought from Knitpicks.com and discountbrandnameyarn.com Knitpicks has excellent phone customer service if you are unable to get your selections to go through online, which a lot of people have a problem with. I actually prefer to talk to the knitpicks people on the phone, they helped me figure out how much sock yarn to order for a pair so I would have enough. :yay:


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