Welcome to Schoolhouse Press
Schoolhouse Press is a publisher of knitting books, patterns, and instructional videos, the home of Knitting Camp, and a knitting supply business founded in the mid-1950s by British-born master knitter Elizabeth Zimmermann. Today, we are a typical small business located in Wisconsin, USA, run by Elizabeth's family and a few staff members wearing a number of hats. Our focus is on customer service (yes, it's still possible to reach us by phone--800-968-5648) and supplying knitters with books, patterns, wool, and tools we use and endorse. Learn More.
Bohus Stickning på nytt, The Revival
In the Footsteps of Sheep
Knits from the Heart of Norway
Tami's Gloves - SPP 61
These beautiful lace cable gloves were lovingly designed and knit by Mary Ellen Langieri as a thank you to SHP’s own Tami Robus. Mary Ellen did a wonderful job with the lace cables - note how they continue unbro...
Honey's Mittens-- SPP 64
A beautiful pair of authentic Norwegian mittens, with a touching story from Elizabeth about friendship, gifts, and salvaging treasured artifacts. Includes full instructions and charts, utilizing EZ’s ingenious T...
We have had several requests to make this pattern available independently of Knit One Knit All, where is appears on pages 38-39. It is a classic bit of Elizabeth Zimmermann (EZ) creativity. Knits up quickly a...
WG 94 Twisted Stitch Pinafore
Meg Swansen'sTwisted Stitch Pinafore has a textured body and plain sleeves (although there is a cable running the length of the saddle, sleeves, and cuffs in one version). The pullover is knitted in our Learn More
Saddle-Shoulder Aran - SPP50
A beloved classic design from Meg Swansen, featuring stunning Aran cables, with a continuous pattern from cuff to cuff across the sleeves and set-in Saddle-Shoulder. Knitted in our Canadian Regal wool wit...
The Tomten - SPP19
The Tomten Jacket is one of Elizabeth Zimmermann's truly iconic designs. This SPP includes expanded instruction and multiple sizes for babies, children, and adults based on 3 different gauges. Decide if y...