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Old 09-14-2009, 03:58 AM   #1
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Where do you guys like to get your yarn?
The more I get into knitting, the less the local Joann's and other craft shops selections are cutting it. I want to get online and start ordering some yarn, maybe be able to look for specific multicolor skeins and stuff like that, but I have no idea where to go for good, reasonably priced yarns. Where do you all like to go?
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Old 09-14-2009, 06:30 AM   #2
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knitpicks.com
yarn.com
http://www.yarnmarket.com/
http://www.elann.com/ShowFreePattern.asp?Id=198024
http://www.simplysockyarn.com/servlet/StoreFront
http://www.lanaknits.com/usadesigns.html

also, click on the STASH tab at top of page right here for several shops that advertize here. Always good to support them!
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I shop at :
http://www.knitting-warehouse.com/index.html
https://www.knitdivas.com/catalog/logoff.php
http://www.knitpicks.com/cfpromo/Lea...media=knithelp
and on eBay. My LYS has a descent selection of yarn and now even has some inexpensive yarns. Sometimes I even can get what I need at AC Moore's.
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Old 09-14-2009, 10:19 AM   #4
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You can find very nice yarns at a good price at elann.com with low shipping. They have overstocks of brand name yarns as well as their house brand which is a decent quality.
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Part of the cost is not just the store it's the fiber you choose. Some are very pricey!

In addition to the already suggested stores-

http://www.littleknits.com/

I've also shopped at these stores -
http://www.paradisefibers.net/
http://www.yarncountry.com/
http://www.woolworks.com/
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I have been to this store and it is fabulous!!!
http://www.yarn.com/
Excellent selection and great return policy.
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I'm just going to throw in a little plug for your local yarn store. Shopping online is great, but supporting indy business in your area is a good idea too, when possible.
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I've only bought online a few times, because I don't have a credit card. The few times I've done it, I used my hubby's card, or used a giftcard from one of my piano students.
(I've had bad experiences with credit cards and debit cards, so I just stay away from them.)

ANYWAY...sorry for the long story that had nothing to do with yarn.

I've gotten some lovely yarn from Knit Picks, and some great deals on eBay.

Other than that, all my yarn has been purchased at Michaels, Hobby Lobby, AC Moore, and my local yarn shop, Cottage Yarn.
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As I don't have a LYS nearby (it's an hour's drive to anything), I usually shop at yarn.com or Ebay. I've also shopped at JimmyBeansWool.com for things I can't find at Yarn.com. That's for my nice yarn.

I get my inexpensive yarns at JoAnns or Michaels or WalMart.
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I really like Knitpicks.com for alot of yarn and my needles but I do really like AC Moore, Micheals and now that Hobby Lobby is less than 10 minutes away, I go there too. There are a few LYS's here that I have not been to but I do not like to go to one unless I know I can buy something from there and that is not possible at the moment.
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