January 24, 2002
Just as I was preparing your newsletter last week, Mother
Nature played a trick on me.
She brought in a heavy storm, knocking out my phone lines,
and then Verizon took five days to restore them. I dedicate
last week's nonexistent newsletter to both parties.
During my offline exile, I entertained myself by going
through all the knitting patterns I've accumulated over
the years. My game was to try and match patterns I liked
with the available yarns in my stash.
Have It Your Way
Based on the results of last week's poll, it looks like
you too enjoy piecing together your own projects. Luckily,
we all have more yarn options today than ever before.
But all these choices can lead to confusion and mismatches
if you're not careful. To help you navigate these waters
successfully, I take a closer look this week at the fine
art of substituting yarns.
In the Forums
This week we're sharing our favorite knitting-related
links. Check them out and add your own by joining in the discussion.
Next Subscriber Giveaway
Next week I'll announce our January newsletter subscriber
prize winner. What's the prize? I'm not telling!
Happy knitting, and I'll see you in the forums!
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New This Week...
How to Make Headache-Free Yarn Substitutions
Substituting yarns isn't an easy task, but it's not brain surgery either. Here's how to do it right.
Read the full article
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