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Knitting Without Tears: Basic Techniques and Easy-to-Follow Directions for… (1971)
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0684135051, Paperback)Do you love to knit -- and hate to purl? Have you ever started a sweater without enough yarn from the same dye lot to finish it? When you cast on, do you end up with a tail of yarn that's maddeningly too long or too short? Elizabeth Zimmermann comes to the rescue with clever solutions to frustrating problems and step-by-step instructions for brilliant, timeless designs.
In Knitting Without Tears, you'll find elegant designs for: Color-pattern Norwegian ski sweaters Seamless patterned-yoke sweaters Hooded garter-stitch jackets for babies Watch caps, socks, slippers, mittens, and more!
This classic and influential book is poised to inspire a whole new generation of knitters who have yet to discover the joys and comforts of knitting. As the lady herself once put it, "properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn't hurt the untroubled spirit either."
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:11:15 -0400)
The author guides the novice and the experienced knitters in short-cuts and construction tricks and offers twenty original designs.
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