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Knitter's Review
July 7, 2005


a rose blooms in merino In 2002 I asked how many of you either knew how to spin yarn or were interested in learning. More than 55% of you answered "no."

Fast-forward to 2005. I asked the same question and more than 63% of you said "yes."

To help you learn more about handspinning, I went to the ultimate source—Spin-Off magazine—for this week's featured article on how to spin with a spindle.

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In the Forums: Tell Your Story
Were you born between 1930 and 1970 and actively knit during the 1960s and 1970s? If so, check out the interesting survey by one of our members, who is researching her master's thesis on the role of knitting in the lives of American women during the 1960s and 1970s.

And in other news, we're discussing our favorite ways to wind yarn into balls.

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




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