July 21, 2005
We've heard a lot about alpaca yarns that are imported from Peru. But what about all those cute alpacas grazing on hillsides here in the United States? Where does their fiber go?|
If the Alpaca Fiber Exchange has its way, this fiber will end up on the shelves of your favorite yarn store. This week we review their first signature yarn offering, a beautiful and intriguing blend of alpaca and merino.
In the Boutique: New Sampler
Just as my roses and yarrow are both blooming in the garden now, our popular Peace and Secret Garden notecards have been joined into a new white notecard sampler containing five cards of each evocative image.
In the Forums: Mighty Moths
How do you keep your woolens safe from moths?
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Honoring Susan Gordon Lydon
We are saddened to note that Susan Gordon Lydon passed away on July 15 after a long battle with cancer. Author of The Knitting Sutra and Knitting Heaven and Earth (published just last month), she was also a founding editor of Rolling Stone Magazine and a contributor to the Village Voice, the New York Times Magazine, and The New York Daily News. She was one of the first writers to explore the connection between knitting and spirituality, and she will be deeply missed. Read her full obituary.
As always, I thank you for your readership and support. Happy knitting, and I'll see you in the forums,
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