Knitter's Review
September 16, 2010
a gaggle of row counting gadgets

The pattern says to bind off one stitch every other end six times, then every fourth row two times, then every...did I lose you already? This week I look at different tools to help you keep track of all those rows.

This Weekend in California
The California Wool and Fiber Festival celebrates its 13th year this weekend at the Mendocino County Fairgrounds in Boonville, California, just 100 or so miles up the coast from San Francisco. A fair within a fair, the festival is held during the Mendocino County Fair and Apple Show, coincides with the 84th annual California National Wool Show, and features many vendors, fiber-bearing animals, and demonstrations.

In the Forum: Bright Lights
While we're on the subject of tools, Ikkivan wants to know if anybody has tried using the small craft lights that clip onto your clothes or hang around your neck. If so, what did you think?

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As always, I thank you for your readership and your support.

Happy knitting, and I'll see you next week,
Clara Parkes

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