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Knitter's Review
October 28, 2004


tucking in for a long winter's napDough doesn't reach its full potential until it's been baked. Likewise, many yarns don't show you their full beauty until after they've been washed.

This week I review a seemingly mild-mannered merino-angora blend from Norway that comes of age the minute it hits warm soapy water.


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Next week's newsletter will come to you a day early as I head down to Virginia for the third-annual Knitter's Review Retreat. I promise a full report when I get back.

October Drawing
Congratulations to Marcia R., winner of this month's prize: a gorgeous handmade knitting gadget case from The Organized Knitter. We'll have another prize next month, so 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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