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Old 07-06-2005, 01:30 AM   #1
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I know there are worthy knitting-related businesses that many of us would love to hear about and check out. I invite small businesses who want to tell others about their websites to do so on this thread where I hope your business will be well received by others!

Let's keep our comments useful to visitors of these places. Suggestions to business owners can be emailed to them. Back and forth discussions should be on a new thread. Thanks!

Best wishes to all you budding business-people in the knitting world! I hope we'll all support friendly small businesses as we can, because it improves the quality of life for everyone!

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Old 07-06-2005, 01:34 AM   #2
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Old 07-06-2005, 09:38 AM   #3
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Ahem.

Okay.

Ummm.

I started my on-line business as a labor of love for a few reasons. I like knitting with certain colors of needles. I hate throwing things away. I feel sad when things lose their mates. I'm a big dumpster diver.

So I started taraknit.

I'm thinking of getting rid of shipping and handling charges, and just adding more to the price of the needles. BUT this will entail some work on the database end (read: my son!) because a size 50 wooden straight needle costs more to ship than a set of four or five size Zero dpns.

I'm also thinking of selling brand new needles - but the only ones I'm thinking of having are Swallow casein, because they're the only biodegradable needles out there (that I know of). Unfortunately they don't have circs :(



I'm totally open to suggestions/comments/criticisms etc! And I love Amy's suggestion of making stitch markers (I do beading too)! Given that we're in the midst of packing up, the 'growth" aspect probably won't occur until early next month.

And thanks to you out their who have contacted me already and ordered some things!

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Old 11-25-2007, 04:01 AM   #4
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hi my name radhaheath do you have any more needles to sell i could be interested or knitting patterns. thanks.
i live in Australia fair distance between us but nothing is
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Old 07-06-2005, 03:37 PM   #5
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I just placed an order from Carol, and I just want to chime in that I am VERY pleased. I got 10 sets of alluminum DPN's (40 needles total, to be clear), at only $2.32 per set of 4! I asked her if she had some accessories I needed and I got a new knitting gauge and several stitch holders for $2 total!

Carol, great ideas, I'll email you my thoughts.
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Old 07-10-2005, 06:39 AM   #6
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Hi everyone, My name is Sylvia and I am the owner of Knitwerx.com.

We are an online retailer of quality yarns at discounted prices. Our discounts run from 25-50% off name brand yarns. We purchase discontinued colors and discontinued yarns and offer them at terrific savings.

We are currently celebrating our first year in business (yippee!!) and are offering a 10% discount on ALL items on our site, including yarns, books, patterns and Addi needles, for the month of July. At the time of check-out please use the code: kw1year to receive your discount.

I hope you'll pop by for a visit!

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Checked out your site. Very nice! I will be ordering in the future. I'm not familar with giving yardage in "m". Could you also give a conversion in yards? thanks
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I enjoyed your site and just found out about it through this forum. I will be ordering in the future. Could you please give conversions for yardage?
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Old 07-09-2007, 12:06 PM   #9
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I thought I'd post a note here. My parents have an ebay store and atm they have some different yarns, bamboo SP and some circulars in their store. They perodically get different things in and if you don't see something you'd like to see, you may email them and they may be able to get it for you!

Take a look for yourself as there is lots of things they offer and usually things change monthly!

http://stores.ebay.com/RJO-Enterprises-EStore

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I finally got around to setting up my Etsy.com store. I'm working on getting more stuff in the store.
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