Schoolhouse Press

 Elizabeth Zimmermann Meg Swansen Latvian_Mittens Schoolhouse Press is an exceptional family knitting business that started in the 1950’s, spanning 3 generations of knitters, from the founder Elizabeth Zimmermann (top left) to her daughter Meg Swansen (bottom left), to her grandson Cully and his wife Michelle.

Read more about the history of Schoolhouse Press and all the wonderful knitters working there “who wear a number of hats” (no doubt all beautifully knit!), and serve knitters worldwide.

Schoolhouse Press both publishes and sells knitting books and dvds; carry many hard-to-find knitting books that focus on traditional knitting patterns and styles; carry many unique and imported yarn lines; and run yearly knitting camps.

The many yarns they carry include “Jamieson Shetland Spindrift — Authentic 100% Shetland Wool from the Shetland Isles; Satakieli which is imported directly from Finland specifically for the magnificent mittens found in Lizbeth Upitis’ beautiful book, Latvian Mittens (shown on right); and Guernsey Wool from the original Poppleton mill in the UK for authentic, traditional Gansey sweaters and socks.”



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More of Schoolhouse Press on the Knitting Museum site.
Photos and text reprinted with permission of Schoolhouse Press.