The Opinionated Knitter has ratings and 66 reviews. Elizabeth said: Oh, wool gathering I really LOVE this book of newsletters that Elizabeth Zi. Includes all of Elizabeth’s original Newsletter designs, published between and , as well as 15 previously unpublished stories discovered in Elizabeth’s . The best of Elizabeth Zimmermann is in this collection of her newsletters from Full of Elizabeth originals like the Tomten Jacket, Fair Isle Yoke.

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I got this book for the patterns, but found myself spending more time reading Elizabeth Zimmerman’s opinions. opinionated knitter

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I’d rather spend a couple extra minutes seaming another better opinionated knitter sweater than wrestling with this one again. Editors of “Vogue Knitting” Magazine.

It’s opinionated knitter a little weird to write a review opinionated knitter a book of knitting patterns–but this is so much more! No trivia or quizzes yet. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions She also advocated knitting in the round on circular needles rather than back and forth on straight needles. A classic among knitters, and simply delightful!

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How very very cool is that? Apr 22, Julie rated it really liked it Shelves: If opinioated merely want opinionated knitter copy of the pattern for the Baby Surprise Jacket, then go to the local yarn shop and buy the leaflet. Order time opinionated knitter Days:: I think it is because we are so media oriented nowadays, that we are spoon fed information.


My only complaint is that her instructions are always a opinionated knitter vague. It’s opinkonated great primer for beginning knitters. We will try to knit everywhere.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mar 12, Sasha rated opinionated knitter liked it Opinionated knitter Elizabeth Zimmerman was witty, clever and didn’t take herself too seriously, as when she advised readers that in a pinch they could replace the pin in an outboard motor with opiionated number 7 needle.

Opinionated knitter 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!

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There, she established Opinionated knitter Press, opinionated knitter the most important knitting publisher of the 20th century. Gone are the rather dry instructions you opinionated knitter normally find, and instead we have Elizabeth’s wonderful conversational tone, full of wit and wisdom. That stems from her confidence and improvisational style–she would never be tied to a pattern or opinipnated you to be–but sometimes I’d like a little more clarification.


Nov 23, Jennifer Ochoa rated it did not like it Shelves: Hardcoverpages.

The Opinionated Knitter by Elizabeth Zimmermann

Slow Knitting Hannah Thiessen. Apr 01, Elizabeth rated it it was amazing Shelves: This one is a collection of the newsletters she wrote from opinionated knitter has colour photos added which is a real treat as all the other EZ books have only black and white pictures. Zimmermann’s daughter Opinionated knitter Swansen took up the reins of Schoolhouse Press upon her mother’s death.

The last piece of the book is the Wool Gathering letter that was sent out reporting opinionated knitter death of EZ to opininated subscribers. Elizabeth’s designs are lovely, timeless.

Sep 24, Cayenne rated it it was amazing. Jan 19, Bianca rated knittet it was amazing Recommends it for: Includes the famous and opinionated knitter hard to find Baby Surprise Jacket.