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Knitter's Review
June 17, 2004

cosmos and handspun angora blissSummertime means one thing for knitters: fiber festivals! If you attend more than one large fiber festival on the East Coast, you'll notice many of the same vendors show up.

But these events don't have to be the fiber-lover's equivalent of the Great Mall of America. You can find the unusual and unexpected at smaller, newer fiber festivals such as the Maine Fiber Frolic, which I visited last weekend. Join me in a pictorial tour of the show.


Also New This Week

In the Boutique: NeedleSizer Sale!
The more knitting needles you have, the more challenging it can be to keep track of which is which. That's why, as a special treat this week, I've discounted our tortoise-shell plastic NeedleSizers by 20 percent. Enjoy!

In the Forums: Successful Substitutions
Is it safe to substitute wool in a pattern that calls for cotton, or is there more at stake?

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June Subscriber Drawing
I love fresh fruits and fruit conserves, which is why at the end of this month I'll be giving away a box of wonderful goodies from Frog Hollow Farm, a 120-acre organic farm located in California's Sacramento River Delta. All you need to do is stay subscribed and you could be picked.

As always, I thank you for your readership and your support. Happy knitting, and I'll see you in the forums.

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