Next Knitting Circle: Holiday Gathering at Kathryn's

... including our annual gift exchange (approx. $10 value). Please RSVP to Kathryn. (And note that the 2010-11 calendar has been posted too!)

Thursday, November 1, 2007

The Battle over Alpaca vs. Acrylic

Here's a really interesting thread on "yarn snobbery", prompted by a writer who contends that luxury yarn is not always more expensive to knit with than cheaper brands:

http://goknitinyourhat.blogspot.com/2005/12/myth-of-cheap-big-box-craft-store-yarn.html

Sincerely,
The person who willingly paid $30 recently for a small but dreamy skein of baby camel hair yarn (you have to touch it to believe it!).

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