Hello ! One of my favorite things to do besides knitting and crochet is online shopping. I like it more than regular shopping because I can do it with my dog on the couch or in bed. I often shop online for yarn, so I thought I would give you some tips to buying yarn online.
- Stick to What you Know
If you have yarn that you’ve bought before, or even seen before at the store, I would suggest starting there. That way you’re not blinded by expectations and you kind of already know what you’re getting. The reason is sometimes there are great sales on yarns like from Michael’s or Joann’s and you can take advanatage of them from your computer of phone.
2. Read Reviews
If you are looking at yarn that’s new to your stash, I highly suggest reading reviews. Not only on website’s, but check some reviews on Instagram and see what people are saying. You can also see how people are using the yarn you’re looking at and get some free inspiration.
3. Check Return Policies
This one is something I need to work on. One thing I need to do better at is returning yarn that I don’t like or can’t see myself using. First, I save money and second I have less in my space.
4. Reach out to Customer Service
If you’re not in a rush I would ask customer service or their online inquiry some questions. This tells me two things. First, it allows me to see how responsive and how important the customer is to the