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Knitter's Review
June 3, 2004

a tree grows in hankdomDo sheep grow a finer wool at higher altitudes? I don't know.

But I was surprised when I began knitting with this week's reviewed yarn, Ecological Wool.

Made of wool from sheep in the Peruvian highlands, the yarn has undergone no harsh chemical processing—yet it is softer and cleaner than many of its highly processed counterparts. How can this be?


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In the Boutique: Last Week for Secret Limoges Sale
This is the last week of our secret sale on Limoges porcelain boxes, discounted by 20 percent while supplies last. I've only announced the sale here, and when they're gone, they're gone. Have fun!

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Happy knitting!

Joelle and Jen