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Knitter's Review
May 5, 2005


stairway to heaven At the beginning of this year, Knit Picks rocked the knitting world when it bypassed its vendors, went straight to the mills, produced its own yarn, and offered it directly to knitters at stunningly low prices.

The company recently released its second batch of yarns, this time focusing on warm-weather cotton blends and novelties. I was eager to get a closer look and see if Knit Picks' winning streak would continue.

Join me for an in-depth review of Shine, a supersoft cotton blend that is the anchor for Knit Picks' summer yarns.

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In the KR Boutique: Gift Enclosures
Do your knitterly gifts justice. Adorn them with a knitting-themed gift enclosure. Our eight-packs are on sale this week! (We're traveling to the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival this week and will fill orders on or after May 10th.)

In the Forums: Parade of Peeves
From poor patterns to skimpy skeins, what are some of your knitting pet peeves?

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Coming next week: A report from the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival!

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




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