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knittinfiasco's Profile

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Tue Sep 11 09:46:29 -0500 2007
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About knittinfiasco

I'm a seminary student who likes to knit beautiful and challenging things.

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knittinfiasco's Favorite Yarn Stores

Store Average Rating
Three Bags Full Knitting Studio
Northbrook, IL
Mosaic Yarn Studio, Ltd.
Mount Prospect, IL
Coordinated Colors Yarn Shoppe
Yorktown, VA
Fuzzy Wuzzy Yarns
Arlington Heights, IL

knittinfiasco's Comments

about Fantastic Fibers on Wed Apr 30 06:03:44 -0500 2008

I heard on Ravelry that there's a large Dalegarn/Dale of Norway Falk selection. :)

about Coordinated Colors Yarn Shoppe on Wed Apr 23 12:39:09 -0500 2008

The service at this store is great. If it's not on hand, they will order it. Shipping is fast. :)

about Welcome to KnitMap! on Tue Sep 11 10:32:24 -0500 2007

That's not a mac thing. The map is very specific. If the LYS does not actually exist in the boundaries of a city, it'll be under that smaller city/town/village name (hit show all cities).

**The contest incentive can be a bad thing. I've found entries that are probably pulled from an older website that are not accurate--as in, LYS is CLOSED--for my area. :(

about Welcome to KnitMap! on Wed Sep 12 12:41:42 -0500 2007

The system thinks there are about 20 Colorados. :P

about Welcome to KnitMap! on Thu Sep 13 10:53:21 -0500 2007

Click show all cities--there are random groups of COs on the list instead on one long one under CO.

about Enquiring Minds… on Fri Oct 19 14:38:33 -0500 2007

Courteous staff is great. Those that care to talk with you and remember why you're there, what you've bought from them in the past, and don't simply turn away and chat with the 'in' crowd is the best.

One of my LYSs has a customer appreciation card - they keep track of how much you've spent on it and give you a $25 certificate reward when it's full!

'm also not so inclined to go back to a store where I walk in with a FO on and the staff doesn't remember me from a couple of weeks ago when I bought the yarn! I live near one of the biggest cities in the US, so if a place doesn't have anything special, I've got plenty of choices!.

about Notice Anything Different? on Thu Apr 02 15:22:46 -0500 2009

Very pretty! I think this new opening page is great!

about Three Bags Full Knitting Studio on Thu Apr 02 15:27:13 -0500 2009

Check their website! They've now moved to a new, permanent home, in a retail area.

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