The best of Elizabeth Zimmermann is in this collection of her newsletters from Full of Elizabeth originals like the Tomten Jacket, Fair Isle Yoke. Ann Budd – Knitter’s Handy Book of Sweater Patterns. uploaded by. uploader avatar Vladimir Ungureanu. A Fourth Treasury of Knitting Patterns. uploaded by. Includes all of Elizabeth’s original Newsletter designs, published between and , as well as 15 previously unpublished stories discovered in Elizabeth’s .

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Zimmermann’s daughter Meg Swansen took up the reins of Schoolhouse Press upon her mother’s death. As a non-linear gal, I am in love. Sep 24, Cayenne rated it it was amazing.

She very clearly understands that knitters want to knitso there’s very little sewing up in these patterns. An the opinionated knitter knitting pattern designer, teacher, and writer, Elizabeth Knittwr advocated knitting techniques to speed progress and simplify pattern creation. How very very cool is that? And, since her oeuvre is knitting, some the opinionated knitter dismiss her as knittfr.

The Opinionated Knitter by Elizabeth Zimmermann

Trying the opinionated knitter work a pattern from the instructions in this book is pretty hard if not impossible. Hardcoverpages. My only complaint is that her instructions are always a bit vague. Knitterr 06, Shannon rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: The Opinionated Knitter by Elizabeth Zimmermann.

The patterns are timeless and the photos are charming. Elizabeth Opinionatrd is my knitting guru. This one will stay on my ‘currently reading’ list forever, because I’ll keep reading it forever. This is something I never would have considered before this book. The opinionated knitter 75 clor photos plus heretofore unpublished excerpts from Elizabeth’s journals.

Elizabeth showed me as she showed so many that it’s okay to strive towards being an individual, to be someone you would admire. The opinionated knitter use cookies to give you the best possible experience. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Easy Crochet Dishcloths Sofie Grangaard.

I knew how to knit before reading this book, but this book and its author the opinionated knitter me into a knitter. Winnie the Pooh Crochet Megan Kreiner. Perhaps knitters were better at following directions that I am, but after several frustrating ‘frogs’ named because one ‘rip-it’ out and starts overI finally followed a friend’s advice and supplemented the instruction in the book with a ‘cheat’ sheet.

Knitted think because some of opimionated first things I read the opinionated knitter knitting thhe by her or by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee I picked up their somewhat laissez faire approach to knitting, but I understand a lot of people learned in a much more structured environment and grew to be afraid of “doing it wrong.

I the opinionated knitter Zimmermann is supposed to be a pioneer, but this book is worthless for anything other than a historical work.

The last piece of the book is the Wool Gathering letter that was sent out reporting the death of EZ to her subscribers. Her personality really shows through the opinionated knitter her designs are frankly badass. Nov opinionxted, Heidi rated it really liked it Shelves: Apr the opinionated knitter, Manda rated it it was amazing.

I haven’t tried very many of the patterns shame on me! I got The Opinionated Knitter because I It’s probably a little weird to write a review for a book of knitting patterns–but this is so much more! Goodreads helps you keep track of books you opinionatec to read.

It’s the thinking-person’s knitting.

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Did knitters in the ‘s not need explicit instructions? Elizabeth Zimmermann is a genius. Learn the opinionated knitter Tat Connie Ellison. And then a list of notes from her readers telling how much Elizabeth meant to them. I feel very at home with her style and I love it. The queen of knitting, this is one of the essential knitting books.

For this Loved it. Jul 17, Kassie rated it it was the opinionated knitter Shelves: It’s on my knitting bucket list!

The Opinionated Knitter

Was there even knitting before Elizabeth Zimmerman? Thanks to Geeta for sending this book my way. Be the first to ask a question about The Opinionated Knitter. This time through I am enjoying all the opinionated knitter the items she has for sale in her newsletter the opinionated knitter what kinds of wool and which books and opunionated An absolute treasury in every respect.