September 9, 2004
|A few trees here in Maine are already beginning to show their fall colors, which means it's time to take out the sweaters and prepare them for another season of wear.|
In my yarn reviews, I like to use Ivory dish soap to get a realistic sense of how the yarn will survive a standard wash. But when it comes time to wash my own handknits, I'm far more picky.
This week I tell you more about my most trusted soap for handknits.
In the Boutique: Free Shipping
In honor of our fourth birthday, we're offering free shipping on orders over $30 during September. (Offer valid for U.S. shipping only.) Enjoy, and thanks for your support!
In the Forums: Second Sock Syndrome?
Many of us finish one sock, only to move on to another project without finishing the pair. What are your tips for avoiding the second sock syndrome?
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Fall Retreat Update
The third-annual Knitter's Review Retreat will take place November 5-7 in Syria, Virginia. Although the weekend spots are now booked, we do have a waiting list for anybody interested, and there's still room for Saturday visitors, so learn more and register to join us.
Fall is the time students hit the books. There's no reason we can't too! That's why at the end of this month one subscriber will win a $50 gift certificate to Amazon.com. 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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