Knitter's Review
September 30, 2004

a gift from GreeceDon't you love it when a yarn surprises you?

When I first saw this week's yarn, I assumed it was brushed mohair or even an angora blend. But when I looked at the label, I discovered that it was actually a brushed alpaca from Peru.

The name is Baby Alpaca Brush, and I review it this week.


In the Boutique: Calendarama
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Fall Retreat Update
The third-annual Knitter's Review Retreat will take place November 5-7 in Syria, Virginia. I'm excited to announce that Barbara Gentry of Stony Mountain Fibers will be giving a needle felting demonstration on Saturday evening! Sign up for the Saturday portion of the retreat or place yourself on the waiting list for the full weekend here.

In the Forums: Safe Silk?
Is there such a thing as a no-kill silk fiber, where the silkworms haven't been killed during processing?

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September Drawing
Congratulations to Sube B., winner of this month's drawing for a $50 gift certificate to We'll have another great giveaway next month, so stay subscribed and you could be picked.

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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