SPOTLIGHT: PEARL YARN
A limited-edition yarn celebrates the pearl in all its glory.
MEG SWANSEN: SHOP TALK
You asked the questions. Meg provides the answers to a fewof your thorniest knitting dilemmas.
DEBORAH NEWTON: FINISHING FOR ARAN-INSPIRED KNITS
Tips and tricks for successful stitching.
WELCOME TO THE REVOLUTION
Five innovations that have rocked the knitting world. By Leslie Petrovski
THE ARAN AMBASSADOR
Meet Rosaleen Hegarty, the Donegal businesswoman who has devotedher life to preserving and promoting the classic Irish Aran sweater. By Cheryl Krementz
KAFFE FASSETT'S DECORATED LIFE
Rebecca Klassen delves into Fassett’s multifaceted approach to artwork. Plus, an excerpt from the designer’s new autobiography.
PURLS OF WISDOM
Think you know the personalities responsible for your favorite knitweardesigns? Franklin Habit suggests you think again.
KNITS AND PEARLS
To best celebrate our Pearl Anniversary—thirty years of reaching new hand-knit heights—we take the couture route, glamming up gorgeous garments with the elegant gemstones.
Classic textures travel beautifully, enriched by exotic design elements from the Far East.
ODE TO THE ARAN
Ten of our favorite designers show (and tell) us why they so love the traditional Aran.
THE GLAMOUR GALLERY
With mohair as the luxurious medium, artistic garments become compelling knitted masterpieces.
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