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Knitter's Review
August 24, 2006

cashmere, chenille, kitchen table

Most people do their spring cleaning in the spring. But as the Maine air already hints of fall, I find myself rushing the arrival of winter so I can free my favorite woolens from their summer storage.

They were washed before I put them away in the spring, but I like to re-wash my woolens a second time in the fall to perk up the fibers and keep moth larvae at bay.

Longtime readers will know of my fondness for Eucalan, even though it got a serious run for its money this spring from Kookaburra. Now I put both to the test as I review a new detergent called Soak.

Relax at the KR Retreat
We're celebrating our fifth anniversary of the Knitter's Review Retreat this November in the Hudson Valley of New York with our knitting friends Teva Durham and Cat Bordhi. A few spots are still available! Details and registration here.

In the Forums: Not Saying No
Has the inability to say "no" left you with more gifts to knit than time to knit them? We discuss ways to keep your gift knitting in check.

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As always, I thank you for your readership and your support.

Happy knitting, and I'll see you in the forums!
Clara Parkes

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