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« on: December 04, 2004 08:11:19 PM »

Oh man. I went to goodwill today (looking for clothes for reconstruction). Well I decided that I would go to the linen section to see if they had any patterns. Lo and behold they had a HUGE bag of knitting stuff!!! I got the whole thing for 8 bucks. I tried to take a picture but I can't upload it.  Embarrassed So instead I made a list of everything I got. I still can't believe it.
Knitting:
6 stitch holders
a size 10 circular needle
3 cable needles
1 set of sock pins (not sure what to do with them)
2 sets size 1
3 sets of size 2 needles (1 new still in package)
5 sets of size 3 (1 new)
3 sets size 4
2 sets size 5 and one single
2 sets size 6 (1 new)
1 single size 7
8 sets size 8 (1 single)
3 sets size 9 (1 single)
3 sets size 10
1 set size 10 and half
3 sets size 11
1 set size 13
1 set size 15
crochet:
1 long J hook
1 long F hook
1 H hook
1 I hook
DPNS:
2 pairs (one set?) size 6
3 size 2
2 size 3
2 size 7
4 size 1

It also came with a needle/stitch gauge. I was like oh my god! I couldn't believe it. hahaha  Grin

Edited to add: I forgot to mention that most of these needles are aluminum. A few pairs are plastic and the size 15s are wood.
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« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2004 08:41:01 PM »

Holy crap, dude! That's awesome.....wish my GW had stuff like that!
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« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2004 09:29:50 PM »

I keep going to the thrift stores around here but never find anything good. I bet someone is just beating me to the best stuff (himeykitty and IStalkBillGates, I'm looking at you two!) Wink
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« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2004 08:47:30 AM »

I've never had quite THAT kind of luck at the goodwill, but I've done pretty well.  I only own 2 pairs of needles that were purchased new, and I've got almost a whole set.  I've never found circs or dpns yet.  (But I got a $20 gift certificate to Hobby Lobby for my birthday, so I think I'm going to get some from there.)  But I've done pretty good on yarn.  I got 2 hanks of Classic Elite Waterspun in a matching dye lot in a craft grab bag for $1.  Also included in the grab bag were 2 full skeins of Lion Brand Chenille Thick and Quick and a bunch of beads that my daughter can use.  Thats not a HUGE buy, but it IS at least $22 of yarn for a buck.
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« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2004 09:13:56 AM »

Damn...and I thought my thrift-store stash was good.  I love finding sets of needles at those places...my favorite local thrifty charges a dollar a pair...so much cheaper than even the Mega Craft stores [granted most of what I've found at my thrifty are flexible plastic needles...not my favs to work with, but I've got a huge variety in sizes now, which is nice for a beginner like me].  I've found some yarn too...nothing too nice so far, mostly acrylic in odd colors, with the odd wool skein thrown in. Luckily, I'm no yarn snob [can't afford to be].  Hooray for Thrift Stores!
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