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Old 11-02-2006, 09:33 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by psammeadred
I've found that among Hobby Lobby, Joanns, Michaels, and Hancock Fabrics, Michaels has the best selection of non-novelty yarn.
I couldn't agree more. With my LYS being quite a distance, I rely heavily on the retail chain stores for yarn, and Michael's usually has what I want, and I think their prices are consistently the best (unless Hobby Lobby or Joann's has a sale...I didn't know Hancock sold yarn! My Hancock's is quite a distance so I never go...I'll have to check it out). I use Patons Classic Merino for a lot of things, and I've yet to be disappointed. It's always been so soft, and for the yardage you get (I think it's 223 yards per skein), it's quite a value, and it does felt very nicely. It's usually on sale somewhere or you can use the coupons on at least one skein. I'm glad that the chain retailers are starting to carry more and more natural fibers.
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