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  1. Aberdonian
    Aberdonian October 13, 2008 at 9:00 pm |

    That is a very cute gift!

  2. SusieH
    SusieH October 13, 2008 at 9:25 pm |

    That is UTTERLY perfect. I was actually in Sainsbury today and never saw one 🙁 Will have to make a return visit.

  3. snoopygog
    snoopygog October 13, 2008 at 9:39 pm |

    You’ve done it now! You’ve started the stampede! I’m off down there without delay……. I’m still not convinced that you’re not on the Sainsbury’s payroll though.

  4. SewIknit2
    SewIknit2 October 14, 2008 at 9:03 am |

    Thats IT, am off to look in local branch, have a knitty pal in mind for one of these for Xmas!! thanks!! Sue

  5. CraftyCripple
    CraftyCripple October 14, 2008 at 1:53 pm |

    Oooo, now you have given me an idea for my next ceramics project, bet I can make this cheaper than sainsbury’s but it may not be quite (nowhere near) as good.

  6. Cheryl
    Cheryl October 14, 2008 at 2:43 pm |

    Must look for them when i go shopping in sainsburys on friday,its a lovely mug.

  7. Arianwen
    Arianwen October 15, 2008 at 4:32 pm |

    I saw them but didn’t think of getting myself some (notice I didn’t say one) back to sainsbury’s!

  8. Kathryn
    Kathryn October 18, 2008 at 7:56 pm |

    What a great find! A lovely present for a knitting friend. Well spotted!

  9. Mulene
    Mulene October 20, 2008 at 11:52 am |

    You sod! What an enabler you are! Hah! I had to go to Sainsbury of course after reading this. I turned the store upside down looking for it and finally after collaring a very rare sight (a member of staff) I was led to the hidey hole of these. I got one. I now wish I had bought several because its sitting on my desk right now full of coffee and is very nice!!!!!! Thank you for the tip (ps the shortbread did make it home with me haha)

  10. Franney
    Franney October 25, 2008 at 1:05 pm |

    Thanks for letting us know, i popped in today and bought three! They will make perfect stocking fillers for knitty friends and the best thing is they are on the 3 for 2 gift promotion so i got 3 mugs for £8!! :oD

  11. Nicola
    Nicola October 29, 2008 at 2:04 pm |

    You inspired me – I went off and bought one of these for myself to replace a favourite mug that got broken recently – I think it’s already my new favourite. Thanks for the idea!

  12. Elineof
    Elineof November 3, 2008 at 10:50 am |

    That mug is everything a knitter wants! I don’t live in the UK, but am going to Edinburgh later this month. I cross my fingers that they still have it in Sainsbury then. Thanks for the info.

  13. Lisa
    Lisa December 1, 2008 at 3:10 pm |

    I’ve googled till my fingers bled, but can’t find one of these mugs anywhere online. Do you know the brand of the mug? Is there a mark on the bottom? I’d love to have one (or several!). I live in the USA, so no Sainsbury’s anywhere close.

  14. Janice
    Janice December 4, 2008 at 5:07 pm |

    Hi – have seen same lovely mug, 6 weeks on (am behind the times). I managed to get a few on 3 for 2 but having mentioned it on ravelry, they seem to be in short supply! Mine’s gone to FC for my stocking. Can’t wait to start using it. Looks like it needs some hot chocolate in it if you ask me!

  15. trish
    trish December 9, 2008 at 4:27 pm |

    Hi have been to local sainsbury’s and they dont have them. Have you any idea where i could get one, does the mug have a designer name on it?
    Thanks
    Desperate to buy one!

  16. Yarn to Burn September 4, 2012 at 6:02 am |
  17. Megan
    Megan September 15, 2012 at 1:52 pm |

    where do i go to buy one?

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