November 9, 2000

By the time you read this, the latest issue of Interweave Knits should be in your mailbox.

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A Mighty Magazine

The Winter 00/01 issue of Interweave Knits is packed with fantastic patterns, interviews, and articles.

You'll get a patchwork quilt from Nicky Epstein, paisley pillows from Sandy Cushman, an adult and child Faroe Island cardigan set from Robin Hansen, a sideways surprise hat from Susan Douglas, Austrian socks from Candace Eisner Strick... Need I go on?

Almighty Alpaca

This week we continue our exploration of alpaca, with a review of Filatura di Crosa's scrumptious Muschio and a visit to Fiber Fields Alpaca Farm for an insider look at the alpaca-breeding business.

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New This Week...

Yarn Review:
Muschio is the Squeeze-Me Yarn

Our friends in Italy have done it again, this time blending alpaca, wool, acrylic, and polyamid into an intriguingly simple bulky yarn.

full review

Road Trip:

Fiber Fields Alpaca Farm

Fiber Fields Alpaca Farm
Dawn and John Brooker are pursuing their dream from a beautiful plot of land in Union, Maine. I recently visited their farm to learn more about the alpaca-breeding business.

full review

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