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Knitting workshop : with Elizabeth Zimmermann

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  • Creator a Schoolhouse Video production ; produced and directed by Meg Swansen ; DVD produced by Cully Swansen ; video by Chris Swansen
  • Other Titles
    • Title on container: Schoolhouse Press presents knitting workshop with Elizabeth Zimmerman
    • Title on disc: Elizabeth Zimmermann's knitting workshop
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication
    • Pittsville, WI : Schoolhouse Press, [2005]
    • ©2005
  • Physical Details
    • 2 videodiscs (283 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide
  • OCLC ocm64662584
  • Credits
    • Instructor: Elizabeth Zimmermann
    • Music by Badger Music

Summary

  • Twelve half-hour knitting lessons, from winding the yarn to creating complex sweaters and lacy shawls.

Notes

  • Originally broadcast as a series on PBS television in 1981.
  • Special feature in Part 3: a new audio interview with Meg Swansen about making this series with Elizabeth.
  • DVD.

Contents

  • disc 1. part 1. Beginnings, a hat (4 half-hour lessons). Winding wool, casting on, knitting and purling ; Gauge and increasing ; Two-color knitting and following a chart ; Decreasing, knitting on d.p. needles and finishing the hat -- part 2. Intermediate, two sweaters (4 half-hour lessons). Starting a seamless yoke sweater; body and sleeves ; Uniting body and sleeves, yoke shaping and finishing ; Starting a Norwegian dropped-shoulder sweater ; Assembling sleeves and body; finishing --
  • disc 2. part 3. Master classes (4 half-hour lessons). Seven seamless shoulder shapings ; Garter-stitch possibilities ; Lace knitting; shawls ; Arans, guernseys and fair isle sweaters; an exposition
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