A 'where to buy lovely yarn' resource

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A 'where to buy lovely yarn' resource

Post by podg » Thu Jun 03, 2010 8:40 am

I thought if we all added links and info, all of our favourite yarn buying places in a single (sticky?) thread would help those (like me) who still end up at Knitworld and thinking there must be something else out there.
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Re: A 'where to buy lovely yarn' resource

Post by caturn » Thu Jun 03, 2010 9:10 am

http://www.southseaknitting .com they are in NZ

http://www.theyarncafe.com.au

http://www.discountedbrandnameyarn.com (USA)

www.knitpicks.com They only ship within US but if you know someone who can forward it to you their yarn is lovely.
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Re: A 'where to buy lovely yarn' resource

Post by podg » Thu Jun 03, 2010 9:20 am

Oh lovely, keep them coming!
I was going to add a couple but you guys have beat me to it.
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Re: A 'where to buy lovely yarn' resource

Post by Wicked Knits » Thu Jun 03, 2010 9:21 am

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Post by Tentacles » Thu Jun 03, 2010 9:25 am

Just for reference Grrlshapedyarns isn't up and running at the moment although I'm not sure if it says that on the website.

Another fav of mine is www.oldmaidenaunt.com.

I'm sure there are others too but I just can't think this morning. Actually did someone put up
www.vintagepurls.co.nz
and I second knitsch, it's my new obsession yarn at the moment and they are launching a 12ply at craft2.0.
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Re: A 'where to buy lovely yarn' resource

Post by MrsB » Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:45 pm

Oh dear. I can see this thread quite easily becoming my downfall if I'm not careful. :oops:
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Re: A 'where to buy lovely yarn' resource

Post by Minty » Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:55 pm

Are you guys trying to bankrupt me? :lol:

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Re: A 'where to buy lovely yarn' resource

Post by nakigal » Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:56 pm

MrsB wrote:Oh dear. I can see this thread quite easily becoming my downfall if I'm not careful. :oops:
:yes:

I should leave now before I spend any more money on yarn
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Re: A 'where to buy lovely yarn' resource

Post by grubbiejulz » Thu Jun 03, 2010 3:01 pm

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Re: A 'where to buy lovely yarn' resource

Post by Aitchy » Fri Jun 04, 2010 1:40 pm

caturn wrote:http://www.southseaknitting .com they are in NZ.
Try www.southseasknitting.com

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Re: A 'where to buy lovely yarn' resource

Post by Erin.T » Fri Jun 04, 2010 2:09 pm

I buy most of my stuff from Webbs. www.yarn.com - they have GREAT sales!
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Re: A 'where to buy lovely yarn' resource

Post by Wicked Knits » Fri Jun 04, 2010 2:15 pm

Erin.T wrote:I buy most of my stuff from Webbs. http://www.yarn.com - they have GREAT sales!
What's their shipping like to NZ?
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Re: A 'where to buy lovely yarn' resource

Post by Erin.T » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:28 pm

Alia wrote:
Erin.T wrote:I buy most of my stuff from Webbs. http://www.yarn.com - they have GREAT sales!
What's their shipping like to NZ?

Not bad - especially if you've got the yarn on a big discount. I recently got four balls of Noro Silk Garden for $6us each, shipping was $6.50 for the lot (standard post, arrived in less than a week) so it ended up costing me roughly US$8 for each ball which I was pretty happy about. I had 21 hanks of cascade 220 shipped a few months back and the post was US$29 and arrived in about 3 1/2 weeks - priority shipping would have been much faster but the shipping would have been US$50. I do watch the exchange rate though - my Noro would have been quite a bit cheaper a month ago :roll:

Also - they do great discounts on their full priced wool - 20% over $60 I think, and 25% over $100?
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Re: A 'where to buy lovely yarn' resource

Post by Razz » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:31 pm

http://www.colorsongyarn.com/

free shipping worldwide :twitch:
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