Knitter's Review
July 22, 2004

Handspun on a vintage Royal Worcester saucerWe knitters sure are a crazy bunch. Why else would I be going giddy over a hank of cashmere when it's 94 degrees outside?

But that's exactly what happened this week when I visited my local yarn shop and discovered Royal Cashmere, a 100% cashmere cable yarn from Plymouth Yarn. Naturally, I had to take it out for a test knit!


In the Boutique: Special Sizer
I've just added a limited batch of tortoise-shell needlesizers featuring a lovely vintage yellow glass bead with fine white detailing.

Fall Retreat Update
The third-annual Knitter's Review Retreat will take place November 5-7 in Syria, Virginia. Although the weekend spots are now booked, we do have a waiting list for anybody interested, and there's still room for Saturday visitors, so learn more and register to join us.

In the Forums: Leftovers?
What do you do when you finish one project and have half a skein of yarn left?

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July Subscriber Prize
At the end of this month, I'll pick one lucky subscriber to win a $50 gift certificate to Stonewall Kitchen, a favorite Maine source for delicious jams, jellies, and other specialty foods.

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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