Dive into my stash!

I'm giving my loyal visitors a chance to own some of my stash. I'm not a hoarder by nature, so every once in a while I'll sort through my stash for yarn or materials that I no longer need and offer them up at the price I paid, less than the price I paid, or for nothing at all other than the price of postage.

This is not a commercial venture. Basically, my sending items from my stash-o-mat is as if I bought something and then packaged it up and shipped it off. This isn't something I'd do for a stranger. This is a feature I have for frequent visitors and online buds, so it would be a good idea if you communicated with me on occasion via social media so I know who you are.

Details on payment, shipping, delivery, etc. are outlined below.

How my stash diving works:

  • Payments are made via PayPal. I send a PayPal invoice in euros so that I do not lose out due to currency fluctuations. [Need a currency converter?] I don't accept trades. If you are in France, I can accept a check funded by a French bank, but I will not ship until payment is received and cleared. If you prefer to carry out the transaction via Etsy where I have a shop, you need to add on 10% to the price I list in order to cover applicable fees.
  • What you see is what is available: The only colors and number of skeins available are the ones shown, and I do not split up lots. Unless indicated otherwise, yarns of the same color are of the same dye lot and skeins are complete. If I bought the yarn with a project in mind, I'll mention the project and show (if available) a picture of it, but I'm unable to supply patterns unless they were included with the yarn when purchased. All my yarn is stored in sealed plastic bags and kept in a smoke-free and dust-free environment.
  • Committing to purchase. If a stash offering interest you, please do not write to me unless you seriously intend to obtain it, because writing to me to tell me that you want it and then retracting for any reason is, well, a waste of my time. Thanks for understanding.
  • Don't be a stranger. I've had this site online for a long time but I don't know a lot of the people who still read it or those who stumble upon it. For this reason I should mention that I don't treat my stash offerings on a "first come, first served" basis by sending it to the first person who writes to me. I make no profit and use my own time to package and ship, so if you haven't commented on this blog when I was updating it you can reach out via my social media accounts. I do sell on eBay every once in a great while, and that's the time for ANYONE to get in on my stash deals. Check it out; if you see nothing there, subscribe to the feed to get notified of additions.
  • Shipping: I ship within 3 business days of cleared payment. Shipping rates are those charged by French postal service, with added cost of packaging. I don't pad with any other charges - you pay true cost of shipping and packaging. All items to destinations outside of France will be sent priority shipping with tracking. Insurance is not included but is available for an additional cost of 4.5 euro (up to 45 euro insurance coverage) or 5.5 euro (up to 150 eur coverage). If a package exceeds 3 cm / 1.5" in thickness the package is required by postal service to be shipped by Colissimo International, which already includes and insurance. (Rates are high for this mode of shipping, unfortunately, and there is no other option.) Residents in France: I send Colissimo which has online tracking, and it gets to you in about 48 hours.
  • Delivery times: Shipping to addresses in Europe takes approximately 5-10 business days and shipping to other destinations outside of Europe takes approximately 10-14 business days. (This does not count the time it may take to go through customs, if applicable.)
  • Last of all, there are no returns or exchanges in order to avoid loss of postal fees paid.

Check out my past stash offerings:

(Shows the last 20 only.)

5 skeins of Licorne in Black!
Baby Bootee Yarn!
Vintage Knits and Cotton Glace!
Fluffy Myriade!
Fancy designer yarn...oooh!
MAJOR HOUSECLEANING! (Updated, with photos)
Plaisance for Ribby Sweater!
Bouton d'Or Balzane for sweater or top!
8 skeins of Bouton d'Or Organdi!
10 skeins of Phildar Plaisance in CAMELIA!
Phildar Ete for a short cardigan!
Chanel Inspired Jacket!
Last o' the Phil Ruban in Fuchsia
Phildar Reporter with Pattern Leaflet
Plassard Tahiti Cotton!
Phildar Phil Ruban? Oh, alright.
Bouton d'Or Mango. Oh, how fancy!
Phildar Phil Peluche!
Anny Blatt/Bouton d'Or Flamme!
Anny Blatt/Bouton d'Or Dune in Lilas!

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