January 18, 2001
Last week I showed you what a lot of money will buy in terms of angora yarn.
If you despaired at the $15.95-per-skein pricetag for Adrienne Vittadini Angelina, there are other options. You may lose some quality and get a lower angora fiber content, but the end result will be attractive.
This week I show you a lower-priced angora blend alternative from Tahki. Despite the fact that it is 70% merino, there's no escaping the angora in this yarn.
From America's Heartland
I also review a new book from Vogue Knitting that profiles 10 of America's top knitwear designers and reprints several of their most memorable Vogue Knitting patterns.
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New This Week...
The Shifting Tides of Tahki Sable
In French, "sable" means sand. And like sand, the
angora fibers in this yarn blow every which way.
Vogue Knitting American Collection
edited by Trisha Malcolm
Want a "best-of" collection from the top American
knitwear designers, even if you'll never manage to
complete half the patterns? This book is for you.
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