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Jun 12, 2019 20:56:31   #
bokemom (a regular here)
 
This was my first time going to a crafts store tent sale. My opinion mainly is about the yarn although they sell a lot of other things, too. We got there about ten, it opened at seven. It was very busy but not a horrifying crush. I have to say I was amazed at the variety and prices. They had a good selection of fibers and prices. Some I remember off the top of my head: Carron super value (7 oz) $3; various red heart $2; Carron mill ends 1 pound $5. Many others were priced one or two dollars. They also had a decent choice of some specialty yarns for 50 cents. That new loop it yarn, that I wanted to try, some super bulky and some pooling yarn. I was impressed with myself and didn't go completely crazy and only bought what I had real plans for. The sale runs through Sunday and they seemed to have sufficient stock that they were replenishing. I didn't look at the fabric section but the prices must of been good, judging from the amount I saw people buying. I spent a total of $47 on the yarn in the picture (bottom 72 skiens)I will be going back next year.






 
Jun 12, 2019 21:02:07   #
Nanknit
 
Lucky you. I would have thought I’d died and gone to heaven seeing a shed full of yummy yarn like that. You got a very good haul for your $s. Well done on your restraint, enjoy your knitting. Jen.
Jun 12, 2019 21:04:26   #
mamanacy
 
Oh that looks like fun. I haven't crocheted in a very long time. Just can't seem to find anything I really like and think I can do. Glad you had a good time. N
Jun 12, 2019 21:45:54   #
littlebunny (a regular here)
 
Wow. Congrats. I'd be loaded up with Herrschners Worsted and Heritage Cotton. No way would I get out the door for $47. My last order was more than that, squishy mail arriving Friday.
Jun 12, 2019 21:52:33   #
gr8
 
What a good sale!
Jun 12, 2019 22:06:33   #
Neeterbug (a regular here)
 
Great purchase!!!
 
Jun 12, 2019 22:28:27   #
LEE1313
 
Oh how exciting !
I would so love to just touch all the yarn.
I just don't need any more. I am sure what I have stashed away will last my lifetime.
But oh some of the new colors make it hard to walk away.
Good for you. Enjoy !!
Jun 12, 2019 22:39:53   #
bokemom (a regular here)
 
littlebunny wrote:
Wow. Congrats. I'd be loaded up with Herrschners Worsted and Heritage Cotton. No way would I get out the door for $47. My last order was more than that, squishy mail arriving Friday.


Oh, I didn't get out the door for $47. I also bought 15 skiens of their worsted 8. It wasn't part of the sale so I didn't include it, but since I was there anyway... Lol. Their worsted 8 is my favorite budget acrylic for blankets.
Jun 12, 2019 22:39:56   #
gerrity1
 
Have fun with your great bargain.
Jun 12, 2019 22:51:39   #
String Queen (a regular here)
 
Happy knitting!!
Jun 12, 2019 23:26:04   #
Dimples16 (a regular here)
 
Big score
 
Jun 12, 2019 23:44:00   #
heidiholly54 (a regular here)
 
Oh yah! Their sales are awesome! Only live about 45 miles away. Hoping to get there Fri! Been doing business with them for close to 40yrs! Will be majorly bummed if I can't get there.
Jun 13, 2019 00:27:07   #
fortunate1 (a regular here)
 
Good for you! I wish I had known you were going, I would have sent you my order.LOL
The loopy yarn looks fun, what are you planning for that?
Jun 13, 2019 05:41:43   #
Cookiecat (a regular here)
 
Temptation! Looks like you scored! Can you tell me WHERE in Wisconsin this is?
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