November 8, 2001

This is an exciting day for Knitter's Review: We're launching online forums!

Now you can ask questions, share advice, tell stories, get support, and make new friends.

Strength in Numbers

We have some amazingly talented people in our midst, from experienced knitters and spinners to designers and yarn shop owners. I would be remiss if I didn't let you get to know one another.

That's why I invite you to visit the forums and become a part of this interesting and varied community.

Getting Started

You can begin by reading posts and otherwise familiarizing yourself with the lay of the land. When you're ready to make your voice heard, you'll be asked to register.

Registration allows me to monitor the forums closely and to keep them absolutely safe for all of us. Your registration information will be used for no other purpose, period.

For those of you who've never participated in online forums before, I've put together a special section called How to Use the Knitter's Review Forums that will answer your questions and help you get up and running quickly.

Our Light is Always On

Our forums are open for business 24 hours a day. No matter where you live in the world or what time of day it is, chances are you'll find someone home. To access the forums, click here.

Subscribe and Win

Our next newsletter subscriber drawing will take place at the end of November for a $50 gift certificate from eKnitting.com! Simply stay subscribed and you could win.

Happy knitting, and I'll chat with you in the forums!

Sincerely,



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From the Archives
Over-the-Counter Colors:
Hand-Dyed Yarns You Can Buy


Overflowing Colinette
Love the aesthetic of hand-dyed yarn but don't have the time or inclination to do it yourself? If so, one of these four hand-dyed yarns could be for you!

Read the full review


Yarn:
Northwest Angora


Northwest Angora SkeinA swatch of Northwest Angora
There's a lot to be said for yarns produced by small-scale operations. Gretchen Beedle's unusual blends, packaged under the Northwest Angora label, are a perfect example.

Read the full review


In Print:
The Loving Stitch: A History of Knitting and Spinning in New Zealand

by Heather Nicholson

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Order a used copy now
at Amazon.com

Immerse yourself in this captivating book that traces the daily life of New Zealand knitters and spinners over the past century.
full review


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