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Feb
07

Another failed cart.

This is the second time today (at least) I’ve come thisclose to ordering yarn. I still haven’t heard anything about the yarn I ordered on Etsy on February 14th, and I’ve definitely had some buyer’s remorse for having ruined my “yarn diet” of a couple of months.  I was dead set on ordering a big order from Little Knits, but even though the yarn is a good price, it’s nothing I really can’t live without.  Not so my latest “dream yarn” order from Webs. Interested?

http://yarn.com

Shopping Cart Contents (nothing is final until you submit your order)
item# item description unit price u/m qty cost adjust quantity here
HIPHOP~00BER7255 Berroco Hip Hop 7255 Red Spyda $13.00 skein 10 $130.00
 change qty
then click
TERRA~00TFC~00MADDER Fibre Company Terra madder $16.00 ball 7 $112.00
 change qty
then click
WATERMARK~00121POPPIES Fiesta Yarns Watermark 121 poppies $19.00 skein 5 $95.00
 change qty
then click
 
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Order Subtotal: $337.00

  • Prices subject to change without notice.
  • All transactions are in U.S. currency.
  • $120 or greater yarn purchase 25 percent discount of $84.25 active.
  • Massachusetts deliveries subject to $0.00 sales tax.
  • Shipping cost is estimated.
  • Orders will be confirmed via email.
Order Discount: – $84.25
UPS Ground Shipping: $6.85
Grand Total: $259.60

But look, I’d save $85!

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4 Responses to “Another failed cart.”


  1. February 26, 2007 at 7:00 am

    Whoa. That’s a lot of $$$$.

  2. February 26, 2007 at 11:06 am

    Holy Moly… That’s a lot of savings, but that’s a huge bill too!

  3. February 26, 2007 at 1:36 pm

    Don’t look at the bill – look at the savings! lol.

    You’re going into an “all or nothing at all” stage? I ate this cookie so I’m going to eat this cake? (only sub skein vs herd of sheep wool) I’d say don’t do it…..but it’s so easy to say and so hard to do…..

  4. February 26, 2007 at 4:53 pm

    Your post almost got me off my yarn diet – but I couldn’t quite do it. I actually didn’t think the total was too bad, since you saved so much. I am really good at justifying, though.


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Elspeth

is a knitter, librarian and pop culture enthusiast in the San Francisco Peninsula. Email me at emmckee@rocketmail

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