I had decided that I was going to go on my day off to troll for yarn. I have a couple places I like to hit up, and they are all on the Northwest side of town. This is probably a blessing in disguise as I would spend money all the time. If it takes me a little bit to get there, I think twice about going. Having said that, I girded my loins and faced 410 traffic. It wasn’t too bad. Only had one slight panic attack 😀
My first stop was Big Lots, but this was a disappointment, as the manager said she got rid of her craft department a year ago. Which shows you how often I go to Big Lots. So, off to my independent local yarn store. More disappointment! They were not open. Well!!
I then went to Hobby Lobby, where I knew for sure they were open and had yarn. I like Hobby Lobby, don’t get me wrong, but they only want you to buy their house brand. Which is alright, but I was kind of on the hunt for variety. Well, I did score some good stuff.
-Vanna’s Choice In Oceania
-I Love This Yarn sport weight color Mod Blue Multi
-I Love This Cotton in color Natural. Actually, my favorite cotton yarn.
-The elusive “L” hook!! Yes, I actually found one. It is plastic, but I got one
-Bamboospun in Confection 82% bamboo and 18% polyamide. This is fabulous, I could have stood there for a long time, just squeezing this yarn. It is chunky and plush, seriously have to get more of this stuff
Grand total with tax. $13.35. Not bad, not bad.
In the same shopping centre is a Hancock Fabrics, they had yarn, but a little pricy, so I didn’t get anything there (they have a smallish section of Red Heart and Lion brand, no sales that day).
This is getting a little long, so will continue with a different post