September 18, 2003
When I first saw this week's featured yarn, a plump skein of pure alpaca from Bolivia, I wanted to elope instantly. A few rows into my swatches, however, I realized that a little couple's therapy might be in order.
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A Year in Yarn
The Knitter's Review 2004 Year in Yarn calendar has arrived! This year's centerfold poster is a special surprise.
In the Forums: The Join Conundrum
When joining yarn, should you tie knots or weave in your ends?
And spinners: Has anybody actually completed a project with his or her own handspun?
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Meet Your Peers This Fall
Food, fiber, and friendship are all in store during the second-annual Knitter's Review Retreat this November. Although the overnight portion is sold out, you can still join us on November 8 for the Saturday workshop. Stay for dinner and enjoy an evening of spinning and knitting by the large stone fireplace in our meeting room!
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