elcome to Knitter’s Review, home of the best knitting events calendar on the Internet. My name is Clara Parkes, and I’ve been sharing my adventure here since 2000. I invite you to browse my archive of in-depth reviews of knitting yarns and tools, as well as tutorials on everything from how to knit socks and lace to how to substitute yarns. Make yourself at home!

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A windblown coffee-vanilla twist to honor the last of the empty parking lots and short lines. Soon enough, cars with out-of-state plates will arrive laden with canoes and bicycles and children freshly freed from school. One party ends, another begins. ...

We’re entering peak lilacessence here in Maine. All doors and windows are open for maximum fragrance intake. ...

My odometer just rolled over to the next number, so I’ve made far more cake than the two of us can consume. Please, help yourself. Take this one. ...

Today, we rejoice. My favorite humans have put up their Open sign for another season. What better way to celebrate than with this chocolate and vanilla masterpiece of softservery. ...

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