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Knitter's Review
July 1, 2004

cup of tea, anyone?Here in Maine, enormous logging trucks laden with timber are a common sight. Although they're usually bound for the lumber or paper mills, that's not the only place timber is being used these days.

Wood is also finding its way into yarn stores, as we learn this week when I review Sylvan Spirit, a yarn that contains manufactured fiber derived from wood pulp.


In the Boutique: Bulky Stitch Markers
Announcing the Humongous Stitch Markers from The Big Yarn. Handcrafted of pure sterling silver, these hefty markers will fit up to a size US 19 needle, making them perfect for your bulkier projects.

Fall Retreat
The third-annual Knitter's Review Retreat will take place November 5-7 in Syria, Virginia. We have a few spots left, so learn more and register to join us.

In the Forums: Oldest Hand-me-Down?
What's the oldest handknit garment you've ever worn?

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July Subscriber Prize
At the end of this month, I'll pick one lucky subscriber to win a $50 gift certificate to Stonewall Kitchen, a favorite Maine source for delicious jams, jellies, and other specialty foods. Simply 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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