August 5, 2004
|Jo Sharp has been one of my favorite knitwear designers since she first emerged on the scene over 10 years ago. |
Her yarns have been scarce for the past few months, but there's a good reason: She was busy changing U.S. distributors, producing a new pattern collection, and restoring her self-named DK collection to its former glory with over 58 shades.
She has also developed a feather-light brushed mohair called Rare Comfort Kid Mohair, which I tested on the needles this week.
In the Boutique: Crazy for Socks?
Attention sock knitters, we have a correspondence card just for you!
Fall Retreat Update
The third-annual Knitter's Review Retreat will take place November 5-7 in Syria, Virginia. Although the weekend spots are now booked, we do have a waiting list for anybody interested, and there's still room for Saturday visitors, so learn more and register to join us.
In the Forums: Fickle Stitches?
Have you ever fallen out of love with a yarn after you bought it?
Forgot your forum username or password?
To help kick off your fall knitting season, we're giving away a Denise Interchangeable knitting needle kit at the end of this month. Simply stay subscribed and you could be picked.
As always, I thank you for your readership and your support. Happy knitting, and I'll see you in the forums.
P.S. Do you have friends who would enjoy Knitter's Review? If so, use our simple Tell a Friend form and let them know about us.
Knitter's Review Poll
Do you like to work with brushed mohair yarn?
Participate in our Knitter's Review Poll and you'll see an instant tally of all the votes.
If you no longer wish to receive our weekly email update, click here to be immediately unsubscribed.
If your email address has changed or you'd like to make any changes, visit your My Subscription area.
© Copyright 2000-2004 by Clara H. Parkes. All rights reserved.
Feel free to share this, in its entirety, with others.
This week's sponsor
Luxurious 100% Alpaca
US$3.75 per 50g
Copyright © 2000-2016 Clara H. Parkes
All rights reserved. Permission to reproduce is required.