Stitch 'N Bitch Crochet: The Happy HookereBook - 2006
Debbie does crochet! Debbie Stoller, the &́#x80;knitting superstar,&́#x80; has been leading an entire movement of hip young knitters with her New York Times bestseller Stitch &́#x80;n Bitch and its follow-up, Stitch &́#x80;n Bitch Nation, together with over 521,000 copies in printing But guess what? For every one knitter in the world there are three crocheters&́#x80;which translates into millions of hip, crafty, 18- to 35-year-olds ready to be happy hookers with Stitch &́#x80;n Bitch attitude, sexiness, ingenuity, and cool. Written in the author&́#x80;s cheeky chick style, this heavily illustrated book&́#x80;featuring four-color photographs and instructional illustrations throughout&́#x80;is chock-full of instruction, inspiration, and to-die-for designs, from a Fishnet Skullcap to a lacy evening wrap. For knitters and new crafters exploring the hook comes the primer: the advantages of crochet and the ways in which knitters (and nonknitters) benefit by learning this sister craft; a discussion of tools; all the cool yarns available, and what the different gauges mean; plus basic techniques and stitch patterns&́#x80;including the chain stitch, picot, flowers, filet crochet, changing yarns, and finishing. Then come 40 fabulous, funky projects&́#x80;the kind that make Stitch &́#x80;n Bitch rule&́#x80;for crocheters: Pom Pom Capelet, Retro Clutch Purse, Anarchy Irony Hat, Ms. Pac Man Change Purses, Doris Daymat, Va-Va-Va Voom Bikini, Animal I-Pod Cozies, Kid&́#x80;s Sock Monkey Poncho. No, these aren&́#x80;t your grandma&́#x80;s doilies.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, Workman Publishing Company,, 2006
Copyright Date: ©2006
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADABLE eBOOK
Characteristics: data file,rda 1 online resource (256 pages)