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 Includes all of Elizabeth’s original Newsletter designs, published between and , as well as 15 previously unpublished stories discovered in Elizabeth’s .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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In the car, in the store, but on a motorcycle- that one is beyond me. This one will stay on my ‘currently reading’ list opinionated knitter, because I’ll keep reading it forever.

Dec 16, Sharon rated opinionated knitter really liked it Shelves: Worth reading for the laughs alone. I reccommend ALL of her books, I really can’t say one is better than the other.

It is so incredibly touching that it brings tears to my eyes knitetr now. Books by Elizabeth Zimmermann. opinionated knitter

Gone are the rather dry instructions you would opinionated knitter find, and instead we have Elizabeth’s wonderful conversational tone, full of wit and wisdom. How to Crochet Dr Betty Mitchell. It’s on my knitting bucket list! Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. She also advocated knitting in the round on circular needles rather than back and forth on straight opinionated knitter. Apr 22, Julie rated it really liked it Shelves: The last piece of the book is the Wool Gathering letter that was sent opinionated knitter reporting the death of EZ to her subscribers.

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 a number 7 needle. All content Loop unless opinionated knitter stated. Thankfully, I have websites to help.

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Did knitters in the ‘s not need explicit instructions? If you pick opinionated knitter this book expecting just another book of knitting patterns or a how-to knitting book, yes, you will be disappointed.

Crochet Answer Book, the Edie Eckman. Some p You know, it’s just a collection of her newsletters to her yarn shop customers over opinionated knitter ten years, plus some additional text from her daughter, updates to the newsletter patterns, and some prose from EZ, but it makes for delightful reading not to mention the invaluable patterns, which comprise a course in basic knitting and do opinionated knitter to guide the pattern knitter toward a deeper understanding of the fundamental adaptability of knitting.

A Breakthrough Guide to Norah Gaughan. The instructions are more organic and less row-by-row like modern knitting patterns, but that just means you are able to work out your pattern from opinionatde underlying design and tailor it to opinionated knitter exact opinionated knitter.

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Slow Opinionatev Hannah Thiessen. They’re in typewriter font, written idiosyncratically I love opinionated knitter conversational tone, friendly advice and general silliness that Elizabeth imparts in each newsletter. Feb 03, hidwood rated it it was amazing Shelves: She’s witty and wise and absolutely fearless when it comes to knitting.

For this particular book it would probably be best if one did knit. Sep 24, Cayenne rated it it was amazing. By using our website opinionxted agree to our use of cookies. She very clearly understands that knitters want to knitso there’s very opinionated knitter sewing up in these patterns.

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Nov 24, Joy rated it really liked it. Jul 08, Joan rated it liked knihter Shelves: She enthusiastically championed Continental knitting, where the working yarn is carried in the left hand, as opposed opinionated knitter the English or American style where the working yarn is carried in the right hand.

I love this book, but I find the patterns hard to read. I’d love to be opinionated knitter the EPS method, but I seem to have problems with opinionated knitter it from a book. And her confidence inspires readers to do what they didn’t think possible like knit in the dark. This is a wonderful book filled with hints and advice from the guru of the knitting world. Elizabeth showed me as she showed so many that it’s opinionated knitter to strive towards being an individual, to be someone you would admire.

A classic among knitters, and simply delightful!

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She was a very gifted knitter and she used that gift to help others. Anyone who loves knitting!

No trivia or quizzes yet. I feel very at home with her style opinipnated I love it. EZ is a whole different animal. Elizabeth’s designs are lovely, timeless. She amazes me with her humanity, her self-confidence, her generosity, her life philosophies.

See All Goodreads Deals…. It’s a great primer for beginning knitters. A opinionated knitter being a knitter. Book ratings by Opinionated knitter.

This time through I am enjoying knittr of the items she has for sale in her newsletter – what kinds of wool and which books and w An opinionated knitter treasury in every respect.