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December 28, 2000

The snow is falling, I've got a fridge full of leftovers, and the house overflows with unfinished projects.

In short, it's winter as usual.

The Odd Couple Returns

Completing our December focus on wool, I review Rowan's newest concoction: a 50/50 blend of cotton and merino wool. While the concept struck me as odd, Rowan carries it off admirably.

An Old Favorite Goes Online

In the online shopping department, I bring you an old favorite that just recently began offering online ordering. If you've ever perused the open warehouse shelves of Halcyon Yarn, you'll definitely want to check out their online store too.

And the Winner Is...

Congratulations to Anne Baselt, the winner of this month's newsletter subscriber giveaway! The prize is a $25 gift certificate to The Knitwear Architects. Simply email me to claim your prize. (Make sure to email me from the same address at which you receive the newsletter.)

Happy knitting, and happy New Year!

Sincerely,



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New This Week...

Yarn Review:
Rowan Experiments with Wool and Cotton

Rowan Wool CottonRowan Wool Cotton
Although wool and cotton have often been considered the Odd Couple of the fiber world, Rowan shows how the two can live together in harmony.

full review


Online Shops:

Halcyon Yarn Hits the Web

A longtime favorite for New England knitters, Halcyon Yarn finally opens its doors to online ordering.

full review


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