Wednesday, November 07, 2007

My new favorite yarn shop

Don't get me wrong, I love many online shops. Too many, probably. Like yarn, different shops are good for different things. That said, let me rave a bit about a great one: Sonny and Shear.

Obviously the name is fantastic. Their motto is "I got ewe, babe." Again, fantastic. I placed my first order with them at the end of October while they were having a big sale. See the pretty yarn?

My order shipped quickly, the yarn arrived all wrapped up with ribbon, and there were some bonus tea samples included in the package. I don't know if it's the yarn or what, but everything smells GREAT!

Sonny and Shear offer free shipping when you spend $40 and there are deals in their newsletter for more discounts and contests. After you spend $200 (they keep track) you get a $25 gift certificate for the shop. You can see why I'm raving now?

Let's talk about the stash enhancement. From left to right: Oceanwind Knits Merino fingering in colorway "Truffle," Dream in Color Smooshy in color "In Vino Veritas" and Mama Llama Sock II (a Sonny and Shear exclusive) in colorway "Vino." (see the theme yet?)

These are all yarns I've been wanting to try, and as soon as I do, I'll let you know how it goes. I'm still feeling clever and proud of myself for shopping in a theme and getting a good deal. I can't believe I am admitting any of this.


alex said...

those look great!

Anne said...

yum! (and I just got the same Dream in Color ... can't wait to try it!).