January 3, 2013
Our food has numerous protected designations of origin. Vidalia onions must originate from the area around Vidalia, Georgia; Roquefort, from the Combalou caves of Roquefort-sur-Soulzon.
Yarn? Not so much.
But we do have certain expectations. Say the term "Donegal tweed," for example, and most people think of robust, crunchy, hard-wearing woolens made in County Donegal, Ireland.
This week let's take a look at a new Donegal yarn called Soft Donegal, still spun in County Donegal in the traditional way, but with one big difference: It's made from super-soft imported Australian Merino wool.
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As ever, I thank you for letting me be a part of your knitting life.
I'll talk to you again on January 17th!
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On the Cover
Soft Donegal on the swift
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