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Old 04-04-2014, 03:49 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by adichappo View Post
I also save the spare buttons that come with shirts. I've also noticed something else. Many of the new, wool knit sweaters that I buy at the stores will come with about 6 inches of spare yarn. What exactly am I supposed to do with that? My skills are no where near good enough to knit out a pull or a tear in a machine knit sweater? Has anyone tried? I think this is hilarious! (BTW I also save the spare yarn in their tiny plastic bags too - don't really know why...)
Maybe it's for sewing the buttons back on? I don't buy sweaters often so haven't encountered that. Not that I wouldn't buy a sweater but they rarely fit me even if I can afford them.
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