I'm guessing most of you are aware of this, as the information was pedalled through the knitting world a little while ago as a significant news item through the pod/blog world.
Some yarn companies specify how much the suppliers can charge for their yarns. So even if you buy from a discount outlet type operation (online etc) they can't charge less than full price. No discounting here.
This is, in America (I don't know about here) illegal. It also sucks for us - because we can't buy the stuff discounted online :)
A website has been set up to list the companies as either good, bad or unknown. (I'm paraphrashing). You can find it at www.consumerfriendlyyarns.blogspot.com
Knit on. :)
(Oh and the Santa's coming along nicely. Will bring it Monday, Mt Lawley girls.)