About this title:
Elizabeth Zimmermann's Knitting Workshop guides knitters from beginner to master status through carefully created lessons. Included are: Learning to knit, knitting with two colors, Elizabeth's Percentage System (EPS) for sweater design, yoke style sweaters, drop-shoulder sweaters, and knitting garter stitch, lace, arans, guernseys, and fair isles. Zimmermann's workshop, originally a PBS television series, has been a bestseller since its release. Now, it has been updated with color throughout and expanded with editorial notes, technique photos and drawings, and more detailed directions and sizing for some garments. The pattern section contains Elizabeth's famous Baby Surprise Jacket, now with row-by-row instructions, the Epaulet Sweater, the Heart Hat, and many more of EZ's beloved designs. A wonderful book for beginning, intermediate, and master knitters, who often remark that they return to Elizabeth's books time and again to remind themselves of her innovative knitting techniques and construction methods. The updated and expanded edition enhances an already classic reference and pattern text for modern knitters.
About the Author:
Elizabeth Zimmermann is the author of several knitting books, including Knitting without Tears, Knitter's Alamanc, Elizabeth Zimmermann's Knitting Workshop, Knitting Around, The Opinionated Knitter, and Knit One Knit All. Additionally, she instructs knitters in the Knitting Glossary DVD, Knitting Around DVD, and Knitting Workshop DVD. Elizabeth Zimmermann is known for her innovative techniques and sweater construction, including her percentage system for sweater design. Her writing style and humor have helped many knitters gain the confidence to design their own garments and free themselves from the limitations of stitch by stitch knitting patterns. Her designs are as well-loved as her instruction. The Baby Surprise Jacket is one of the most popular sweater patterns for babies; all of her designs feature construction that delights knitters and allows them to amend their garments to their own tastes.
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