May 24, 2001
If you love wool, you'll knit it under any conditions -- even 100-degree temperatures.
That's what many knitters do in Arizona using a hard-to-find superwash merino from Australia. This week I take it for a test drive and see what all the fuss is about. And on the other side of the U.S., we explore a Philadelphia must-visit: Sophie's Yarns.
Gratitude for Generosity
Last week I asked for stash donations on behalf of a fellow knitter who lost her home in a fire. Your outpouring of support has been tremendous. Already 37 generous readers have offered to share their stashes. Simply put: Thank you!
Coming Next Week!
Check out another warm-weather wool that's flying off the shelves in shops across the nation. Also, I'll announce the
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New This Week...
Heirloom Easy Care Merino from Australia
What's got warm-weather knitters in a tizzy? It's a hard-to-find Australian superwash merino that got us in a tizzy too -- but not for the same reasons.
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On the Road:
Sophie's Yarns in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
When visiting Philadelphia, the birthplace of the American Declaration of Independence and home to the Liberty Bell, be sure to stop by Sophie's Yarns. Reporting direct from Philadelphia, Carol Sulcoski takes us inside this special shop.
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