I love ordering things online. It's really fun to click the mouse and know that within a few days, a box of crochet goodies will appear on my doorstep
So, when I saw a Web site that I could join and get (and I quote) "Huge Discounts On All Your Stitching Needs," I couldn't resist. After registering, I was ready to place an order
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- What is your dog's name?
- Where do you work?
- How many hours per day do you spend looking through patterns but not actually crocheting anything?
- How many copies of the same afghan pattern do you own because you forgot you already owned it when you bought another?
Next, I decided to try ordering by phone. A very sweet order clerk named Paula was oh-so-anxious to help me.
"I would like to order four skeins of item #627-B Ice Blue Baby Fingering Yarn."
"I'm afraid we've been out of that stock number for weeks."
"But I just called yesterday, and the clerk said not only did you have it, but it was on sale for a special price."
"Who was the clerk you spoke to?"
"She said her name was Margaret."
"Oh, well that was a temporary thing."
"The price was temporary?"
So, I decided to give the Web site another try. This time I was able to log on, but then I had to find my way around.
To place an order, click here.
For yarn, click here.
For baby weight yarn, click here.
Now click here.
And over here.
Eventually I found what I wanted, placed my order, and clicked "Submit." A screen appeared that read, "Thank you for your order. You can expect your new toaster in 8-10 days."