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Behold Martin Parr’s triumphant cover, one of 14 commissioned by some of Britain’s greatest image makers for the August issue of @britishvogue. The 20-page cover story, “All Across the Land,” examines how the pandemic has changed the British landscape—and how we will need to rethink, re-examine, and reset for this new world.

Wool is our natural bubble wrap for this new world, our biodegradable cushion from harsh wind, from rain and flame. It heals the soil and all those who work with it. And few places have as deep a connection to sheep and their wool as Britain.

Bravo to @martinparrstudio for keeping sheep in the forefront, and to @britishvogue for sharing the message far and wide.

All the original artwork for these covers will be auctioned later this year, with proceeds going to various COVID-19 charities.
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Rhapsody on a theme of pistachio vanilla twist, set to a dwindling tide and approaching thunder. Your love for our love lifted our hearts. Thank you. ❤️ ...

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In American yarn, few names evoke as much history as "Germantown." While there hasn't been a Germantown yarn in years,

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The market for interchangeable circular needles has been well-served for years by Knitter's Pride, ChaoGoo, Denise, Addi, Signature, Tulip, Hiya Hiya,

Julie Weisenberger has a history of making tools that elevate your experience of a task. The Knitter's Block frees us from

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While searching for an ancient Ute Indian trail in the White River National Forest 25+

Imagine being told by your doctor that you can no longer knit. What sounds like

Annabelle lives in a cold little town surrounded by snow and black chimney soot. One

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