We've reached that point in summer where even I, the ardent wearer of wool, am switching to cooler cottons and linens—even in my swatching.
A skein of Twig was placed in my hands at the summer TNNA show in June. It has stayed at the top
Linen has its fans and foes in the handknitting world. Derived from the stalk of the flax plant, linen fiber produces a strong, lustrous material that lasts a long, long time. But soft and fluffy it is not—and for many knitters, that's the most important