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Marshfield home to 'Mecca' of knitting (with video)

8:01 PM, Jul. 7, 2013
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For 40 years, Marshfield has hosted one of the most prestigious knitting camps in the country.

When Knitting Camp - founded by internationally renowned master knitter Elizabeth Zimmermann and continued by her daughter, Meg Swansen, of Pittsville - returned during the weekend, more than 50 people were immersed in the world of yarn and technique.

Zimmermann developed an international following with her approach to seamless garment construction, a technique that allowed knitters to apply their own ideas to their work. After Zimmermann died in 1999, her obituary covered half of a page in ...

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