Knitter's Review
May 27, 2010
new needles, old glass

What difference does two ten-thousandths of an inch make? If you're talking circular needles, apparently it's the difference between a moderately annoying join and a perfect one. After a false start in December, the new circular needles from Signature Needle Arts are pure perfection.

This Weekend
It's another prime fiber festival weekend across the country. Highlights include the Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair in Cummington, Massachusetts; the Great Lakes Fiber Show in Wooster, Ohio; and the Pagosa Fiber Festival in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Find event links and details in our online events calendar.

In the Forum: Crimpy Summer Yarns
Kay lives in a warm climate and is looking for the perfect yarn for a summer top. She finds cotton too heavy, bamboo too loose. What are your favorite lightweight, elastic warm-weather yarns?

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Gone Fishin'
Speaking of summer, we transition to our summer publishing schedule this week. You'll receive your trusty copy of Knitter's Review every other week. Things go back to their weekly schedule the first week of September. Between weeks, just follow me on Twitter.

As always, I thank you for your readership and your support.

Happy knitting, and I'll see you June 10th!
Clara Parkes

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