February 16, 2012
Washing your swatches is the knitter's equivalent of finishing a book to know how the story ends. Sure, you can guess, or a friend can spoil it for you. But with some yarns, you have to see it for yourself to believe it.
While I was in Wisconsin last weekend I came across one such yarn. It's an interesting felted concoction from Germany that blends Merino, cashmere, and silk into something called Cashmere Queen. The difference from skein to washed fabric is striking and, for some people, unbelievable.
This Weekend in Washington
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On the Cover
The beginnings of welted fingerless gloves, while my cat mug stares on.
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