Take Clara's yarn class!
learn about yarn from Clara on Craftsy

subscribe to Knitter's Review


Related info

Knitter's Review
February 7, 2008
granny smith and a bison blend

Last week we met Ron and Cecil Miskin, our "buffalo guys" who turn bison down into yarn. Well, this week I present a buffalo gal, none other than Judith MacKenzie McCuin. In addition to teaching classes and writing books and working on other yarns, the much-revered fiber artist is now producing her very own artisanal blend of bison and Merino—and I have two skeins to show you.

A Heckuva Heifer Haul
I've finally tallied all the contributions to our year-end Heifer International fundraiser. Together, the Knitter's Review community has raised $3,750 for this wonderful organization. From the bottom of my heart, thank you!

In the Forum: Creating Cables
Do you use a cable needle when turning cables, or do you tend to turn your cables without a needle? And if so, which technique do you use? And did you even know there was more than one technique? Join our cable chat.

Need help logging into the Forums?

This Weekend in Pittsburgh
If you're anywhere near Pittsburgh this weekend and have a hankering to be around knitters, head to the Crowne Plaza Hotel for the fourth-annual Pittsburgh Knit and Crochet Festival. It takes place February 9 and 10 and includes more than 40 classes and a marketplace with 34 exhibitors.

As always, thank you for your readership and your support.

Happy knitting, and I'll see you in the Forums!
Clara Parkes

P.S. Do you have friends who would enjoy Knitter's Review? If so, don't hesitate to forward this email to them.

Knitter's Review Poll

Do you knit from the center end or from the outside end of your skein?

 Participate in our Knitter's Review Poll and you'll see an instant tally of all the votes.

Subscriber Services

Having problems viewing this newsletter? %%webversion%%

Did you miss a newsletter? Visit our online archive of all past newsletters.

Has your email address changed? Update your subscription: %%modifydetails_3%%

No longer wish to receive this newsletter? %%unsubscribelink%%


© Copyright 2000-2008 by Clara H. Parkes. All rights reserved.
Feel free to share this, in its entirety, with others.

Knitter's Review P.O. Box 1617 Blue Hill, ME 04614 207-326-9632