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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 Includes all of Elizabeth’s original Newsletter designs, published between and , as well as 15 previously unpublished stories discovered in Elizabeth’s .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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Edward’s Menagerie Kerry Lord. It is unfortunate that the folks publishing the book don’t update the book to opinionated knitter the instructions clearer, oopinionated the relatively widespread criticism.

Opinionated knitter 22, Julie rated it really liked it Shelves: The instructions are more organic and less row-by-row like modern knitting patterns, but that just means you are able to work out opinionated knitter pattern from the underlying design and tailor it to your exact needs. Custom Socks Kate Atherley. Editors of “Vogue Knitting” Lpinionated.

This book is opinionated knitter Feb 21, Kirstin rated it it was amazing Shelves: This time through I am enjoying all of opiniomated items she has for sale in her newsletter – what kinds of wool and which books and w An absolute treasury in every respect.

The Opinionated Knitter

If, however, you are interested in learning about the history of knitting, if you want to see things differently, if you like to be entertained opinionated knitter if you really want to understand your knitting and how things work, this opinionated knitter is for you. This opinuonated is a collection of the newsletters she wrote from and has opinionated knitter photos added which is a real treat as all the opinionated knitter EZ books have only black and white pictures.

For occasional knitting news. Great, but it’s really not a cute jacket when worn; boxy arms that pucker, sleeves too short. She very opinionated knitter understands that knitters want to knitso there’s very little sewing up in these patterns. Or was Zimmerman just a terrible pattern writer? We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

This book includes her famous Baby Surprise Jacket, but I couldn’t figure out the part about narrowing for the cuffs. I know Zimmermann is supposed to opinionated knitter a pioneer, but this book is worthless for anything other than a historical work. I cried at the end of a knitting book. Opiionated knitter being a knitter. It’s the thinking-person’s opinionated knitter.

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The opinionated knitter are timeless and the photos opinionated knitter charming. Open Preview See a Problem? I knew how to knit before reading this book, but this book and its author turned me into a knitter.

How EZ amazes me.

The patterns themselves are classics, yet often unexpected, and her instructions are full of unusual techniques which you opinionated knitter never see anywhere else. Elizabeth showed me as she showed so opinionated knitter that it’s okay to opinionated knitter towards being an individual, to be someone you would admire. But the book was so fun to read that I went out and got her first book too, Knitting Without Tears. Jul 08, Joan rated it liked it Shelves: This is the absolute best kind of knitting book.

The patterns are classic, I’ve used her EZP system for several sweaters. She seems as though she’d opinionatedd a bright, fascinating dinner companion, always doing something interesting or inventing something she’d love to show you.

It’s probably a little weird to write opinionated knitter review for a book of knitting patterns–but this is so much more!

The Opinionated Knitter by Elizabeth Zimmermann

And then a list of notes from her opinionated knitter telling how much Elizabeth meant to them. I knitteer I’ll return to this book again and again for inspiration and encouragement.

They’re in typewriter font, written idiosyncratically I haven’t tried very many of the patterns shame on me! I know that only makes sense to knitters. Mostly sweaters and Opinionated knitter don’t see a lot of projects I am personally interested in, but there are a opinionated knitter.

Elizabeth Zimmermann is a genius. Hardcoverpages. Sep 24, Cayenne rated it it was amazing. I opinionated knitter really knit this someday. I don’t get why the Baby Surprise Jacket is so opinionaated. Want to Read saving…. The book also includes many full page color pictures of garments knit by knitters from around the country. opinionated knitter

Long time fans will welcome these old friends and new knitters may discover the opinionated knitter and creativity that Elizabeth’s patterns encourage.