Look up there
^ at the Issue Banner. It says
it right there, so it must be true.
This is our 40th issue.
When one does
the math on that, one needs to
sit down for a minute. Or a week.
That'd be 4 issues
a year, so... No. It can't be.
Yup, it is.
think that's reason to celebrate.
And we want you to celebrate with
Fall is the kickoff for our 10th
and there will be such fun and
delightful things coming your way,
we are holding our breath with
it all. It's just way too yummy.
To stay abreast
of all the happenings surrounding
our 10th Anniversary celebration,
follow the KnittyBlog.
We'll announce it all there first.
Contests, special things made just
for our Anniversary and more.
Thanks for being
with us this far. It's been a crazy
adventure, and we're only just
This issue? It's
chock-full of great knitting when
the thermostat doesn't necessarily
reflect what your knitting soul
craves. Little projects, lightweight
projects, transitional projects.
They're all here.
Get a headstart on holiday projects
with little hats, mittens and scarves.
Or be right-on ready for fall,
when it hits [and we know it will
eventually] with a cardigan or
pullover to fend off cool nights.
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Amy R Singer
things crafty, I’m a process
person. When I knit, I give away
more than I keep. It’s
the picking of the yarn and the
pattern and the act of knitting
that I love, not so much the
it’s this love of
process that brought me to spinning
in the first place; there are so
many more opportunities for process.
I can have many or few and I can
make each as short or as lush and
long as I like. I can start with
a raw fleece, wash it, dye it,
card or comb it, and spin it into
a multiple ply yarn, or I can buy
beautifully dyed and prepared fiber,
spin it into a single and be done,
or any of the pieces mixed and
matched as I like.
In my summer
spinning, especially when my
thinking turns to fall, I want
to draw out my processes. I spin
yarns with more plies, I hand
card freshly washed fleece, and
I dye fiber. There is sweetness
to time in the summer it slows
down and stretches out, it might
be the longer time with light or
the feeling of being both the grasshopper
and the ant – creating something
beautiful, but also practical for
How about you, are you a process
or a product spinner in the late
Have you been
reading the Knitty
Tuesdays are spinning days and
you can see what I’m obsessing
on and maybe even enter a contest
to win fiber.
What are you
knitting from your handspun?
If you have an
idea for a project or article for
Knittyspin write me.
Knittyspin submission guidelines
If you have fiber,
spindles, books, or other spinny
products or tools that you'd like
us to review, you'll find information
how how to get your products in
to the hands of our reviewers here.
I love to talk about it all.
you seen the Knittyspin shwag? Check
out the Knittyspin
gear. Cozy sweatshirts,
long-sleeved tees, and much more!
Show your spinning pride and
your love for Knittyspin!