July 1, 2004
|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.
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.
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