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January 18, 2001

Last week I showed you what a lot of money will buy in terms of angora yarn.

Sticker Shock

If you despaired at the $15.95-per-skein pricetag for Adrienne Vittadini Angelina, there are other options. You may lose some quality and get a lower angora fiber content, but the end result will be attractive.

This week I show you a lower-priced angora blend alternative from Tahki. Despite the fact that it is 70% merino, there's no escaping the angora in this yarn.

From America's Heartland

I also review a new book from Vogue Knitting that profiles 10 of America's top knitwear designers and reprints several of their most memorable Vogue Knitting patterns.

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Happy knitting!

Sincerely,



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New This Week...

Yarn Review:
The Shifting Tides of Tahki Sable

Tahki SableTahki Sable
In French, "sable" means sand. And like sand, the angora fibers in this yarn blow every which way.

full article


Book Review:
Vogue Knitting American Collection

edited by Trisha Malcolm


Vogue Knitting American Collection
Want a "best-of" collection from the top American knitwear designers, even if you'll never manage to complete half the patterns? This book is for you.

full review


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