Just wanted a little record of the fact that I managed to squeeze in a trip to my favourite yarn store yesterday, and that I now have 4 different balls of yarn that might be appropriate for me to knit my mother a boob for Christmas.
The lady that helped me at the yarn store had never heard of a thing, but became very enthusiastic when I explained what I was doing. She even was able to make several recommendations of yarns that I might try for making a perfectly itch-free version.
So. Small Business Saturday. I hope that my little purchase helped to keep at least one Small Business afloat this holiday season.
There are a few other places I would have liked to go, but I was limited by errands that were required. And besides, I shopped at those places on Black Friday instead:
So here's to you, Toque Blanc in Half Moon Bay. Thanks for your great customer service, and for having exactly what I wanted.
And here's to you Half Moon Bay Feed and Fuel. You also had a nice assortment to choose from.
And Crystal Springs Produce. That was a great price you had on passion fruit. I hope it's ok that I bought out your stock.
After I get lunch cleaned up, I hope to put photos up here of the yarns that I got.
(and wouldn't you know it? When I got home, I started decorating the house for Christmas, and the first box I looked into had three skeins of yarn that were completely appropriate for knitting a boob. It's a knitty-boob bonanza! If I could just get down to business, my mother won't know what hit her when the mail arrives in a few weeks.