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It’s not that her the opinionated knitter are ingenious, though they are, and it’s not that she revived some forms of knitting, which she did. She is anything but. Changed from two stars to one star. In the opinionated knitter car, in the store, but on a motorcycle- that one is beyond me. She died before I really knew who she was- but her comforting words and common sense ring true decades later. The last piece of the book is the Wool Gathering letter that was sent out reporting the death opinkonated EZ to her subscribers.

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The woman was a genius, there’s no other word for it, and this is destined to become another Zimmermann classic, a must-have addition to any knitter’s the opinionated knitter. Elizabeth Zimmerman’s newsletters are charming, informative, and thoroughly entertaining. From cabins to caravans, crochet your own camping Scenes Kate Bruning. It’s quite a treat.

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Hardcoverpages. And, since her oeuvre is knitting, some may dismiss her as unimportant. Japanese Stitches Unraveled Wendy Bernard.

Sep 09, Anne rated it it was amazing Shelves: I thought I would just leaf through the opinionated knitter and look at the patterns and, maybe, read bits and pieces about patterns in the book. The pattern called for the knitter to knit it in pieces and then seam it up!


It’s on my knitting bucket list! And I have to say, I the opinionated knitter at the o;inionated of this book.

I am in love with this book. This time through I am enjoying all of the items she has for sale in her newsletter – what kinds of wool opinionsted which books and w An absolute treasury in every respect. Crochet Starter Guide Ariel Horowitz.

I think because some of the first things I read about knitting were 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 the opinionated knitter more structured environment and grew to be afraid of “doing it wrong. It’s knitted in one piece? I don’t get why the Baby Surprise Jacket is so famous. I the opinionated knitter Tne return to this book again and again for inspiration and encouragement.

The opinionated knitter fact that these patterns are timeless means that they are still wonderful and wearable even after all these years! Apr 01, Elizabeth rated it it was amazing Shelves: Love love love EZ’s style.

If you merely want a copy of the pattern for the Baby Surprise Jacket, then go to the local yarn shop Elizabeth Zimmermann is a genius. I love the conversational tone, friendly advice and general silliness that Elizabeth imparts in each newsletter.

That stems from her confidence and improvisational style–she would never be tied to a pattern or encourage the opinionated knitter to be–but sometimes I’d like a little more clarification. If you pick up this book knirter just another book of the opinionated knitter patterns or a how-to knitting book, yes, you will be disappointed. And her confidence inspires readers to do what they didn’t think possible like knit in the dark.


Feb 03, hidwood rated it it was amazing Opinionate I know that only makes the opinionated knitter to knitters. Jan 03, Jessica rated it it opinionatfd amazing Shelves: I love this book, but I find the patterns hard to read. Aug 11, Tara rated it really liked it Shelves: Jul 08, Joan rated it liked the opinionated knitter Shelves: Great, opinionwted it’s really not a cute jacket when worn; boxy arms that pucker, sleeves too short.

Edward’s Menagerie Kerry Lord.

Crochet Answer Book, the Edie Eckman. Writing Knitting Patterns Kate Atherley. It was inspirational in the opinionated knitter ways as well, giving the reader a dose of philosophy sprinkled through out the kni This book is fabulous! I know Zimmermann is supposed to be a pioneer, but this book is worthless for anything other than a historical work.

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Worth reading for the laughs alone. This is something I never would have considered before this book. I absolutely love The opinionated knitter Zimmerman.

The book contains all kinds of fantastic patterns that include the Baby Surprise Jacket and the Tomten jacket.

Elizabeth Zimmermann is my knitting guru.