November 18, 2004
|Many of us only know about knitting boards from the TV ads showing rank beginners cranking out full-sized afghans and sweaters in no time.|
But there's far more to the story of knitting boards, as we learn in this week's review of a handmade maple knitting board from a mother-daughter company in Virginia.
In the Boutique: Safeguard Your Library
Even with the best intentions, our loaned knitting books tend to wander off unless we mark them in some way. Our knitting-themed bookplates are a beautiful and practical way to make sure your books make it home for the holidays.
In the Forums: So Bad They're Good?
Have you ever faced such a poorly written pattern that you had to laugh? We're sharing some of our funniest, most baffling pattern stories.
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There's no denying the culinary overload that November brings. To ease your burden, at the end of this month I'll be giving away a $50 gift certificate to the legendary Ann Arbor deli and bakery, Zingerman's. Simply stay subscribed and you could be picked.
There will be no newsletter next week in observance of Thanksgiving Day here in the United States. As always, I thank you for your readership and your support. Happy knitting, and I'll see you on December 2nd!
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