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How do you get to your favorite yarn store?

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Hi Gang,

 

My favorite yarn store is in Woodstock, 10 miles away. So I drive.

 

Do you drive? Or have DH take you there? Or take the bus? Or Walk? Or Take an airplane?

 

What is your mode of transportation to your favorite yarn store?

 

Linda:manyheart

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My handy dandy computer and cable modem.

 

 

If it's a physical place it's hubby taking me.

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drive!

 

 

walmart; joannes; michaels; all withing five miles and then the yarn store in my town is right up the street, 'bout a mile. (dont go there to often anymore though)

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my LYS is only about a mile away so i try to walk there when i can .. like today .. but if i go to michaels or walmart which are not my faves by any means.. i drive.. but most of the time its with my mouse .. cause i am all about the internet and getting the best for my money !!

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Poor me!!!! I live in the sticks!!!! I have to drive 45 minutes to a good craft store. I am dying to hit ACMoore tomorrow!!!! So I have to drive or hubby takes me. I love when he goes esp if yarn is on sale hes the "pick up an extra" kinda guy!!! Gotta love him!!! I do have a Walmart close about 20 miles but I am sick of the same selection.

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Poor me!!!! I live in the sticks!!!! I have to drive 45 minutes to a good craft store. I am dying to hit ACMoore tomorrow!!!! So I have to drive or hubby takes me. I love when he goes esp if yarn is on sale hes the "pick up an extra" kinda guy!!! Gotta love him!!! I do have a Walmart close about 20 miles but I am sick of the same selection.

 

well I don't live in the sticks but the closest joannes and micheals and ac moore is 45 mins in to the next state. and I either drive there after work or get hubby to take me. I have a wally world with in 5 miles that I go to also

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For me it's always my car.

 

I live on the East side of town and work on the West side of town. It is only a 17.6 mile trip each way but with traffic it takes me 45min-1hour to get to work. Both Michaels and Jo-Anns are about 10 miles from work so since I always pass them on the way home I stop by after work.

 

Our Rag Shop in is the N part of town completely out of the way so I have to make a special trip to go there.

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Log on.

I buy a lot at discount prices on the web. The only stores nearby are Rag Shop and Michaels - I drive to either, but they don't have great assortments. Of course if I see a yarn sale, I can't help myself. :laugh:

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I sit down, log on, and point my mouse. We don't have a YARN store, or large craft store in this county. The best place we have, besides Walmart is a little Craft/Gift store next to my job, we've gotten them to carry more yarn; and it's going very well for them, apparently since they keep expanding the section. To get there I sweetly as my supervisor if I can run down and grab something. If it's really quiet we can 'browse' but if we're busy at work we have to know what we want and 'run and grab'.

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I take the ferry to get to the nearest yarn store. If I'm too lazy to make the trip, I shop online.

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mine is the joann fabrics store about 10 min away by car. they have about 5 isles of yarn....but if i want something cheap..i go to wal mart which is about a 2 min car ride away...lol

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I have 2 Michaels, and 2 JoAnn's all within 20-30 minutes from me, so I drive. I wish I had a helicopter or airplane though!

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Log on, or drive myself. Then I don't have anyone saying........... are you finished yet, how much longer are you gonna be, are you still looking, surely it can't take you that long, etc, etc. So, i just take myself, and please myself!!! Best way to go!

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I drive myself. My husband likes going to yarn stores with me as much as I like going to Electronic or hardware stores with him! Not at all!:lol

 

Wendyb532

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Drive to Michaels,Hobby Lobby, Joanns,and Walmart only about 5-10 minutes away. The rest my :ccompute and :mouse take over...

 

Was @ Hobby Lobby today for their sale.. Got a raincheck for the sugar and cream cos' they don't carry 17 sk. in one color @ a time....Want to make a sweater..

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I drive, but only because the stores are not close enough to my house to walk to. We don't have buses here and my bike doesn't have a front wheel.

 

Unfortunately, being in the rural area, I am not close to much as far as walking distance goes.....

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I log on to my computer and type the isp address-

 

or use my car to travel to the town of Montclair-

 

joanne

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Hmm. Favorite yarn store. WOW I would have to say that I drive as it is about 90 miles away. There are some great ones here in Fort Dodge but the best one is in Des Moines and I recently learned that they have another one there too. I am planning a road trip for my crochet and knitting life group. What fun we would have!

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I walk the four blocks to the closest yarn store....I take the tram / bus / metro to the other stores that occasionally stock yarn / craft supplies.

 

I do a TON of internet shopping.....downside to that is that it is all shipped to my parents....its a good thing that I am the only serious crochet / knitter in my family, otherwise I would be in constant fear of going home to the US to find that someone had raided my yarn stash there!

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All stores are 45 minutes away so I either take a "road trip" and hit a few in one day or I shop online. I search to get a free shipping or discount coupon from couponcabin or other promotional code web sites and if I'm lucky I find what I want on sale.

 

Cindy

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I have to drive my kids to school since I live in the country, when I drop them off I usually drive by the store and then all of a suden I hear voice yelling Lynda Lynda Lyndaaaaaaaaaaaaa, and I just know that there is some poor yarn out there that needs a good home, so I swerve my car around and out of my great heart take it out of its misery LOL :manyheart:c9

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I drive to the stores and/or shop online. Walmart, Joannes, Michaels and A.C. Moore are all within 10 minutes of my house. Sure wish we had a Hobby Lobby around here...just to see what they're like.

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I drive everywhere... there's about a million Jo-Ann's/Michaels in my area so I go to whichever one is most convenient to whatever else I need to do - although I do have a favorite Jo-Ann's. I can't imagine having someone else drive me... way too independent to be able to deal with that with any degree of sanity...

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Nothing's within walking distance. I shop at Walmart for the basics, or at ACMoore or Michaels for other things.

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I drive to my LYS, but sometimes I'll catch a train somewhere with my boyfriend to see a movie etc and just have to stop and pick up some crochet supplies while I'm there :hook

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