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January 11, 2002

What do this week's yarn and book review have in common?

The yarn comes from a recent spin-off of an old company, while the book puts a new, decidedly women-oriented spin on old American history.

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New This Week...
Artful Yarns Portrait

A skein of PortraitA swatch of Portrait
Finally, a brushed mohair that barely itches. But will the muted colors float your boat?

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In Print - The Age of Homespun: Objects and Stories in the Creation of an American Myth
by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Based on the theory that every item tells a story, historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich sets about telling the stories of 11 so-called everyday household objects from Colonial America. Among them are a spinning wheel, a niddy noddy, and an unfinished knitted stocking. For knitters interested in history, this is a must-read.

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