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Who are your favorite opinionated knitters?

Knitters Inc.

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1Marensr
Feb 22, 2008, 8:43pm Top


I am part of the knitting school that loves Elizabeth Zimmerman. I am also a great fan of Barbara Walker because she catalogued so many stitch patterns and since I've moved into mostly designing my own things looking at her books is like being in a candy store.

For pattern designers I am a fan of Kim Hargreaves who used to design for Rowan.

Who are your favorite knitting writers?

2sammimag
Feb 22, 2008, 10:26pm Top

I like EZ as well but I haven't d one much of her stuff yet. I enjoy Stephanie Pearl-McPhee books for the humor but especially Knitting Rules as it has some good info about yarns and basic patterns for socks, shawls, scarves etc...

3neverlistless
Feb 27, 2008, 2:10pm Top

I'm with you two - Elizabeth Zimmermann and Stephanie Pearl-McPhee are my two favorites. I love reading McPhee's blog every day; she is so hilarious!

4nohrt4me
Feb 28, 2008, 4:48pm Top

Marilyn, the Knitting Curmudgeon. Been reading her for years.

http://knittingcurmudgeon.com/

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