"Stitch 'n Bitch" is an irreverent, witty, guide to knitting which became a "New York Times" bestseller and made it possible to use the words 'hip' and 'knit' in the same sentence. Not only is she hip, but she is also funny; Stoller's sass will have you laughing over your knit and purl stitches.
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It’s the essential guide for chicks with sticks—from the tools of the trade to the knitty-gritty of techniques and patterns, all with easy-to-follow step-by-step illustrated techniques:
• Stockinette stitch, rib stitch, seed stitch. Increasing and decreasing. All the bells and whistles: fringes, tassels, cables, intarsia, crab stitch, and Fair Isle.
• Plus the stitch doctor’s own special bag of tricks and how to hook up with other knitters.
• After the how-to comes the why-to: forty hip, stylish patterns, as good for beginners as they are for purly pros.
Debbie Stoller comes from a long line of Dutch knitters. She is the co-founder, co-publisher and editor-in-chief of the feminist magazine BUST and the co-author of The BUST Guide to the New Girl Order. She is the author of Stitch n Bitch Nation, Stitch n Bitch Crochet: The Happy Hooker and Son of Stitch n Bitch: 45 Projects to Knit and Crochet for Men, coming November 2007. She lives in Brooklyn with a closet full of yarn.
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