/ by: RoseHoffaQuilts

You Only Live Once, So Don’t Pass Up A Sale This Good

Yesterday, The Fold was having the sale of a lifetime. Basically everything in the store was wholesale pricing. I’ll repeat that for you – wholesale pricing, which means 25% off of hard goods like say wheels. 40% off yarn and fiber. WOW!!!! Maryellen tipped me off about the sale and off I went. Toni and Nan were so busy ringing up customers, I was helping people spin and sell wheels. For the record I sold 4 Lendrums and 1 used Louet. It was about 80-degrees in the store and we had to park on the lawn it was so crazy. This is an average size store stocked to the gills – so pack in bunches and bunches of people and the words sardine tin come to mind. A lady from work I know was there and she’s a knitter and got lost in the back for hours. I also made a new friend who isn’t too far from me and raises Shetlands.

So anyway I must’ve gotten the glazed look because heck – I couldn’t believe what I was saying. “Sure I’ll take a Lendrum too” – came out of my mouth.

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Did I mention how cheap it was? I got the complete version. I tried all the wheels.

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I even tried the Lendrum Saxony, which spun beautifully by the way, but when Maryellen pointed out how twisty I was spinning on it, I’ve decided to come to the realization my legs are simply too short for such a large wheel and spinning for a long time would be difficult. I decided this Lendrum upright would be a nice addition to my wheels.

Toni also gave me 2 pounds of this beautiful merino/tencel blend.

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Gorgeous eh? Love this bright blue color.

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To christen my new baby, I decided to start spinning the Socks that Rock Merino/Tencel I bought previously. This is the Henpecked color way.

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I really wish they would do a fiber club like the socks club. Wouldn’t that be cool?

Now I’m just sitting around thinking of how to ply it.

~ Madame Purl

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  • I swear everytime I read your blog I want to spin more and more! I have a wheel that I am having a hard time with. I really liked the Ladybug wheel you had on your blog last week!

  • COMMENTS (5)

    1. Rissa 04 July - 2007

      You go girl! Enjoy the Lendrum!

    2. Carrie 01 July - 2007

      Congrats on the new addition, it was only a matter of time 🙂

    3. Jennifer 26 June - 2007

      Ooo, a new Lendrum DT! I love mine. May you have many happy hours of spinning on her.

    4. Julie 25 June - 2007

      Now why am I not surprised? 😉

    5. Dawn 25 June - 2007

      I swear everytime I read your blog I want to spin more and more! I have a wheel that I am having a hard time with. I really liked the Ladybug wheel you had on your blog last week!