Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Stitch 'n' Bitch TONIGHT!

Debbie Stoller, author of Stitch ‘n’ Bitch Superstar Knitting: Go Beyond the Basics
Tuesday, November 2 @7pm at Boswell Book Company, Co-Sponsored with Loop Yarn Shop
The expert knitter and gifted, edgy author who introduced knitting to a new generation will host a free in-store lace workshop to launch the newest addition to the New York Times-bestselling Stitch ‘n Bitch series. 

Featuring 41 cool, funky, and fabulous patterns including sexy stockings, stylish handbags, blankets, scarves, and more, all photographed in full-color, Stitch 'n’ Bitch Superstar Knitting is the only knitter's handbook to teach the full array of advanced knitting techniques and skills, such as double-knitting, knitting lace, complicated color work, beading, and more. 

Deb StollerWriting with the clarity that makes her such an effective teacher, and the attitude that got her dubbed "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. There's also a whole section on DIY, which gives a tutorial on creating your own knitting patterns.
Author bio: Debbie Stoller is the bestselling author of the Stitch 'n’ Bitch series of knitting books and calendars. She comes from a long line of Dutch knitters, has a Ph.D. from Yale in the psychology of women, and is the editor-in-chief of "Bust" magazine. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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