February 17, 2005
Last week we explored how Knit Picks went straight to the mills to produce all its own yarns and pass on the savings to its customers.|
But Knit Picks isn't the only way to bypass the middleman. In this week's yarn review, I reveal a little-known doorway directly into the world of hand-dyed yarn cooperatives in Uruguay.
In the KR Boutique: Calendar Markdown
It's hard to believe we're already halfway through February. This can only mean one thing: Time to mark down the 2005 Year in Yarn calendars!
In the Forums: Copyright Questions
This week we explore the ethical question of copyright as it pertains to public library books. Is it OK (and should it be OK) to copy a pattern from a library book for personal use?
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