Stitch 'n Bitch Superstar Knitting

Go Beyond the Basics
Author(s): Debbie Stoller
Original Publish Date: Nov 01, 2012
Product Number: EB00006608
Released: Nov 01, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780761174974
Publisher: Workman Publishing
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The New York Times–bestselling author of Stitch 'n Bitch helps you take your knitting to the next level with advanced techniques and forty-one new patterns!In Stitch 'n Bitch Superstar Knitting Debbie Stoller teaches the full array of advanced knitting techniques and skills, such as double-knitting, knitting lace, complicated color work, beading, and more. With the same clear instruction and fierce attitude that got her dubbed a “knitting superstar” by the San Francisco Chronicle, Stoller explains how to “knit by the numbers”; get creative with stripes; embellish with crochet, beading, and I-cords; how to make cable patterns; and how to use color forms. She also includes a section on DIY—which gives a tutorial on creating your own knitting patterns.Then you can test your skills with forty-one cool, funky, and fabulous patterns from Debbie and the Stitch 'n Bitch community: a fluttery “Rococo Shawl,” a cap sleeve lattice sweater, a Chanel-styled sequined jacket, a “Empire Strikes Back Dress,” the adorable “Button It!” children's sweater with changeable animal patches—plus sexy stockings, stylish handbags, blankets, scarves, and more, all photographed in full-color.