August 16, 2001

With the current resurgence in the popularity of knitting, yarn is showing up in the most unexpected places.

Yarn Sightings

During a recent visit to a home and garden shop, I discovered that they were using yarn instead of ribbon for their gift wrap!

It was the thick and lofty type, much like the yarn I review this week. While the yarn on the packages was undoubtedly acrylic, the one I review is pure merino spun in Italy.

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Happy knitting!

Sincerely,



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New This Week...
Yarn Review:
Rubber Baby Buggy Bulkies


BabyA swatch of Baby
It may be as soft as a baby's skin, but Tahki's bulky Baby is as hefty as a Sumo wrestler. Does the merino pill? We find out!

Read the full review


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