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Clara Parkes

Clara Parkes is the founder and publisher of KnittersReview.com, an email newsletter that explores the pleasures and subtleties of yarn. Described by Folio magazine as "[for knitters] what Cook's Illustrated is for chefs and foodies" since its May 2000 debut, Parkes's Knitter's Review newsletter boasts 35,000 subscribers. Parkes herself has 17,000+ Instagram followers and 13,400+ on Twitter, and an international host of fans. She lives in Portland, Maine.