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Knitter's Review
August 14, 2003


Peace, our new KR CardIf you've read many of my yarn reviews, you'll know that I'm not a big fan of cotton.

Although it's beloved by many wise knitters around the world, I find its flat, inelastic properties uninviting. This week's cotton combo -- with elements of lycra and wool -- made me seriously rethink my judgments.


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New This Week
I'm a cotton convert, or at least a conditional one -- the condition being that I get to use this stretchy cotton blend from Australia.

Peace Prevails in the Boutique
It's always been a great place to visit, but now there's an even better reason to check out the KR Boutique: Our new notecard called Peace!

KR Retreat: Color Workshop
If color coordination eludes you, then you'll want to join us on November 8 for the Saturday portion of the second-annual Knitter's Review Retreat in Syria, Virginia. You'll learn principles and techniques for combining colors with team teachers Annie Modesitt and Bess Haile. Stay for dinner and enjoy a special evening surprise!

In the Forums: No Knitting for One Month?
If you're overwhelmed with completed projects that just need to be assembled, perhaps you'll want to join the No Knitting for One Month group!

Forgot your forum username or password? We'll email them to you.


August Prize
It's never too soon to start stocking up on back-to-school stuff. That's why at the end of this month we'll pick one subscriber to win a $50 gift certificate to L.L. Bean. Simply stay subscribed to this newsletter and you could win.

As always, thank you for your readership. Happy knitting, and I'll see you in the forums!




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