December 13, 2002
|Knitting books offer the ultimate escape.|
We can indulge in endless knitterly excesses without lifting a finger or spending a penny on yarn. And yet the books remain by our sides, faithful and patient, until the day we're ready to indulge for real.
This week, please join me in a look at 18 of the most notable titles from 2002.
New This Week
We trace the high and low points of recent knitting books, including my votes for the biggest bloopers, most misleading titles, and best duo of the year. It's all in our On the Shelf: Books in Review.
Knit Happens Pencils!
Announcing the latest arrival in the boutique: bright
purple pencils sporting the words "Knit Happens" in old-fashioned white typeface. Fun! Check them out.
Interweave Discount Ends Sunday
Through Sunday, December 15, 2002, you can get four issues of Interweave Knits for $19.95 instead of the standard rate, $24. (Canadian/international subscribers pay only $26.95.) The discount applies to renewals as well as new subscriptions.
There are two ways to get the discount. First, you can call Interweave Knits at 1-800-340-7496 and mention code VKNIT3.
Alternately, you may send a check or money order (U.S. funds), or credit card information to:
PO Box 503
Mt Morris, IL 61054-0503
Please be sure to include your full mailing address and daytime phone. If paying by credit card, include the expiration date and your signature.
In the Forums
How did you come to knit? Share your knitting heritage.
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Our Year-End Gift
This month, on behalf of the entire Knitter's Review community, we will be giving a sheep to a deserving family through the Heifer Project.
And, as icing on the cake, I'll also pick five newsletter subscribers at the end of this month to receive our 2003 Year in Yarn calendar.
As always, I thank you for your readership. Happy knitting, and I'll see you in the forums!
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