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Vogue Knitting Elizabeth taught us to trust our instincts, revel in our creativity and above all, find joy in the simple act of knitting.
The New York Times [Elizabeth Zimmermann] brought a penetrating intellect and a sculptor's sensitivity to revolutionizing the ancient art of knitting.
Elizabeth Zimmermann (1910-1999) was born near London, England, and attended art school in Lausanne, Switzerland, and Munich, Germany, before immigrating to the U.S. in 1937. Frustrated by magazine editors who translated her conversational knitting instructions into abbreviated code, she started her own knitting newsletter and launched Schoolhouse Press, a mail-order business that still sells knitting supplies, books, and videos under her daughter Meg Swansen's guiding hand. In the mid-1960s she hosted The Busy Knitter, a nationally syndicated public television show, and by the early 1970s had become an icon of the knitting world. This and her three lively instructional books -- Knitting Around, Knitter's Almanac,and Knitting Workshop -- are treasured by knitters around the world.See all Editorial Reviews
I got some good tips on gauge from this book, but not much else. I thought it was going to tell me how to adapt any yarn to a project, based on comments about this book from other... Read morePublished 1 month ago by snowcat
If you are a visual learner DO NOT BUY THIS BOOK. I am unhappy that the description did not show how this book was printed. Read morePublished 1 month ago by AJ Penn
Got lost in my collection of books, not to be confused with my yarn stash.Published 1 month ago by Christy Townsend
Don't expect a lot of line by line instructions, but Elizabeth's books are very valuable to the dedicated knitter. Nice to have in my library! Mrs. Read morePublished 3 months ago by cathy timbs