August 23, 2001
It's hard to believe that summer is almost over.
Every summer my personal knitting projects slow as warm weather takes over. I've experienced this phenomenon for so many years that I trust my knitting muse will return once the temperatures begin to drop.
But for those of you who are new to knitting, your first slump can be upsetting. This week I give some helpful advice on how to get through it.
Final Bulky Review
As promised, this week I look at Rowan's brand new Polar. It's a soft, fairly bulky yarn that knits up at an agreeable three stitches per inch. Coming next week: Other ways to create bulky yarn!
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New This Week...
With its drape and subtlety, Rowan's new Polar challenged all my beliefs about bulky yarns. But was this before or after I washed it? Read the review to find out!
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When the Needles are Silent:
Surviving Knitter's Block
We've all experienced knitter's block at one time or another. If your needles are empty and inspiration runs low, here are some techniques that may bring the love back into your knitting.
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