Knitter's Review
April 15, 2004

A cat and its favorite preyPart of the value in performing our reviews is that we get a sneak peek at how certain yarns age. But if we discover that a yarn doesn't age well, must we vote it off the island completely?

That's the question I ask this week when I look at a new cotton yarn from Manos del Uruguay, a nonprofit organization created to bring economic and social opportunities to rural women in Uruguay.


Also New This Week

In the Boutique: Correspondence Cards are Here!
Sometimes we just want to write a quick note to somebody, but we still want to make it special. Our new single-panel correspondence cards fit the bill perfectly. They're printed on thick, creamy paper stock and feature simple, charming knitterly illustrations. In my totally biased opinion, they're adorable!

In the Forums: A Knitter is a Knitter is.. a Knitter?
The beauty of knitting is that it's a craft of the masses, but is knowing how to knit enough to make someone a knitter?

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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.

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New in the KR Boutique
correspondence cards
Single-panel correspondence cards!