Tag Archives: Elizabeth Zimmermann

The Chambered Nautilus Tam – a pattern review with helpful tips!

My Chambered Nautilus Tam (a pattern by Elizabeth Zimmermann) is done. It was easy… once I knew what I was doing. Here is how mine turned out, what I think of this pattern, and a few helpful tips for anyone interested in making their own.

Chambered Nautilus Tam - knit pattern by Elizabeth Zimmermann

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Weekly Rec – Everyone Needs a Mentor

I have a mentor and she is a knitter. At first I thought that was all she had to teach me, stuff about knitting. It turns out she had lots more. She had wisdom. That’s what a mentor is, someone with wisdom to share.

My mentor is Elizabethh Zimmermann. You may know her as a popular designer from browsing around on ravelry. She is. But she is a lot more than that.

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Sunday Stitch: How to Make I-cord, plus selvedge and bind off

The “I” is for idiot! 

I went on an I-cord binge for today’s Sunday Stitch. Included here are three ways to make I-cord:

  • as a cord,
  • as an edge on the side, and
  • as a bind off.

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