I went to the store to buy a sewing needle.
I asked if they had any. They said yes, how many do you want?
But then, three was all they had, so three was what I bought.
Then I was handed an old receipt with my needles attached.
(You can also buy eggs individually. I love this because I don't like committing to a dozen, I hate it because they come wrapped in two plastic bags. It scares me, unpackaged eggs...they break, I know this from experience...just ask my parents.)