February 8, 2001

This has been a red-letter week.

Not only did I get to shovel my way out from under two feet of snow, but I also received the latest editions of both Interweave Knits and Vogue Knitting.

Magazine Preview

If you haven't received your copies yet or aren't sure if you want to buy them, check out our preview of each issue below. Next week we'll take a look inside the latest Rowan Knitting magazine, too!

Felting with Brown Sheep

Last week we discussed the general process of felting natural fibers. This week we look more closely at how four yarns from Brown Sheep perform in the washing machine. Brown Sheep yarns are my personal favorites for felting, and I think you'll understand why when you see the results.

Baby Blankies

Many of you have emailed me asking for good baby blanket patterns. This week I show you a small but colorful collection of well-designed baby blanket patterns.

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New This Week...

Interweave Knits Spring 2001

Inside the latest issue

Vogue Knitting Spring/Summer 2001

Inside the latest issue

Yarns for Felting:
Brown Sheep Beauties

There's no doubt about it. Brown Sheep produces some of the best yarns for felting. We show how Nature Spun, Lamb's Pride, and Handpaint Originals perform -- both separately and when blended together.

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Book Review:
Vogue Knitting on the Go:
Baby Blankets

Soon spring will be busting out all over. This means only one thing to knitters: baby gifts. A perennial favorite is the baby blanket, and this book offers a great selection of options.

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