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Knitter's Review
September 18, 2003

fall flowers and funky fibers
When I first saw this week's featured yarn, a plump skein of pure alpaca from Bolivia, I wanted to elope instantly. A few rows into my swatches, however, I realized that a little couple's therapy might be in order.


Also New This Week
A Year in Yarn
The Knitter's Review 2004 Year in Yarn calendar has arrived! This year's centerfold poster is a special surprise.

In the Forums: The Join Conundrum
When joining yarn, should you tie knots or weave in your ends?

And spinners: Has anybody actually completed a project with his or her own handspun?

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Meet Your Peers This Fall
Food, fiber, and friendship are all in store during the second-annual Knitter's Review Retreat this November. Although the overnight portion is sold out, you can still join us on November 8 for the Saturday workshop. Stay for dinner and enjoy an evening of spinning and knitting by the large stone fireplace in our meeting room!

September Prize
You can never have too many books. That's why we're picking one lucky newsletter subscriber to receive a $50 gift certificate to Amazon.com. Simply stay subscribed and you'll automatically be in the drawing at the end of this month.

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

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