Knitter's Review
October 27, 2005

a handspun flowerSometimes I think adults enjoy children's books and movies more than children do—this is certainly true for me.

That's why this week I review two sweet children's books that tell the story of how fiber goes from fleece to sweater. One is bright and whimsical, the other warm and classic, and both leave me inspired to keep creating.


In the Boutique: Secret Holidays
Do you know when Cashmere Appreciation Day is? How about Hug a Knitter Day? To find out, get your copy of the Knitter's Review 2006 Year in Yarn calendar!

Retreat Time
There will be no newsletter next week as I head to Virginia for the fourth annual Knitter's Review Retreat. I'll give a full report when I get back. In the meantime, see pictures and read more about last year's event.

In the Forums: Cure for Mustiness?
What's the best way to deal with yarn that has a lingering musty smell? Read tips and share your own.

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As always, I thank you for your readership and support. Happy knitting, and I'll see you in two weeks!

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