Fifth set of sample skeins

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The fifth month (of 12) of sample skeins from Elann arrived early last week. The burnt orange (fourth skein) is particularly lovely (and machine washable!)!

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Was considering the Elann sample skein subscription. Is it worth it? The idea is intriguing. Are you pleased with what you've gotten so far?

Hi, Susan - I was just thinking about this the other day! Will I sign up for another sample skein subscription?

I'm not a fan of fancy yarns, although I have bought a supply of Fun Fur and other yarns that were on sale in preparation for the day I play around with Freeform Crochet.

The sample skeins are small - enough yarn for a headband I'd say. I also plan to use these with Freeform Crochet someday.

$52.50 is a high price to pay for these small bits of yarn that you can't really make anything useful from (unless you go Freeform - or, of course, buy full skeins of that yarn and hope the dye lot matches).

I don't think I'll do it again, but I'm not disappointed that I subscribed this time.
-Cheryl

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Enjoys crocheting, gardening, cats, NASCAR (especially Tony Stewart and Kyle Busch!), reading, photography, snorkeling in Kailua-Kona with sea turtles, Sizzler's Mega Bacon Cheeseburgers, hot and iced decaf coffee, dark chocolate, color (yarn, fabric), playing around with web technologies - not necessarily in that order! Still very much a beginner with quilting, knitting, and sewing. Donates crocheted lap blankets.

List maker, detail-oriented, organized, leans heavily toward perfectionism. ISTJ. Libra.

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