October 28, 2004
|Dough doesn't reach its full potential until it's been baked. Likewise, many yarns don't show you their full beauty until after they've been washed.|
This week I review a seemingly mild-mannered merino-angora blend from Norway that comes of age the minute it hits warm soapy water.
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The Retreat Approaches
Next week's newsletter will come to you a day early as I head down to Virginia for the third-annual Knitter's Review Retreat. I promise a full report when I get back.
Congratulations to Marcia R., winner of this month's prize: a gorgeous handmade knitting gadget case from The Organized Knitter. We'll have another prize next month, so stay subscribed and you could be picked.
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