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« on: April 20, 2005 12:57:17 PM »

Toronto Knitters! Im heading to TO for the weekend on a yarn hunt with my friend kim
i would like to do some yarn shoping but i am low on funds
what are some good stores where i would find good sales?!!
any help would be appreciated!!!Thanx

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« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2005 01:19:55 PM »

i have never been to this store myself but i hear that Romni Wools on queen street is quite impressive (apparently it's got two floors - i'll probably be making a visit this weekend as well!)

although it might not be within your budget, lettuce knit in kensington market is worth checking out. if cheap yarn is what you're looking for though, i'd suggest michael's or if you're not knitting anything big, value village sometimes has bags of mixed yarns for very cheap.

hope that helps!
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« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2005 01:37:46 PM »

Thanks so much i guess i want expensive yarn at cheep prices.........dream on lol

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« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2005 01:51:41 PM »

I visited Romni Wools for the first time this week (a fellow craftster let me drag them there while hanging out).  Yes, they have TONS of yarn but the prices don't seem low.  It's not that I found them to be unreasonably expensive, rather their prices were pretty much on par with other yarn shops.  They may have bargains but I didn't have the time to really go through their entire inventory since my friend, who's not a knitter and doesn't understand the "yarn shopping experience", was utterly bored and made it a quicker stop than I would have on my own.

I've been to Lettuce Knit too.  I do find their stuff a bit more expensive and the store is also very, very small.  I managed to spend a lot of time there but honestly, I've seen bigger walk-in closets.  Despite that, they manage to stock some incredibly beautiful yarn.

I don't live in Toronto though, about 1.5 hours outside of it so I don't know of any discount yarn places, only the regular stores.


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« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2005 06:34:18 PM »

Head to the basement at Romni Wools.  Upstairs is purely for inspiration, not for us on a budget.

Everything in the basement is on cones - pick what you like, go upstairs  - they weigh it and work out the cost per lb.  I knit an afghan for $25 with 100% wool. 

Knitomatic at 1378 Bathurst  St. has a wide selection at all price points.

Happy shopping!
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