Savings Tip (Dec. 4): Knit Kit

December 3, 2009 

DN Sushi purse

The Sushi Blue wallet or purse knit kit sells for $18 at the Urban Sheep located within The Carrot health food store. (DEBBIE NODA/


You don't have to leave the area or break the bank to find great holiday gifts. Local shops offer a variety of ideas for $20 or less.

Name of the store: The Urban Sheep

Item: Sushi wallet/ purse kit

Price: $18

Description: The store sells several kits, which include everything needed to make the featured project.

This is a perfect gift for: Anyone who knits. Or an avid knitter might pick up the kit and make the wallet for a recipient.

About the store: The knitting boutique opened earlier this year inside the health food store The Carrot. It sells high-end yarn and accessories and offers classes and demonstrations.

Pertinent info: 1508 10th St. 522-7400. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

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