Stitch 'N Bitch: The Knitter's Handbook : Instructions, Patterns, and Advice for a New Generation of Knitters, Paperback Book

Stitch 'N Bitch: The Knitter's Handbook : Instructions, Patterns, and Advice for a New Generation of Knitters Paperback

4 out of 5 (37 ratings)


The Stitch 'n Bitch Handbook covers every aspect of knitting and the knitting-together lifestyle: the how-to, the when-to, the what-to and why-to.

Writing with wit and attitude, Debbie Stoller explains why young women are taking up knitting in droves and covers everything you need to know to get your knit on - from the tools of the trade to casting on and binding off to getting fancy - all with step-by-step illustrated techniques.

Then it's time to pick up the sticks: at the heart of this book are forty stylish patterns that are as hip to wear as they are to knit, as good for beginners as they are for purly pros.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 250 pages, colour illustrations
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing
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  • Category: Knitting & crochet
  • ISBN: 9780761128182



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Some cute patterns, and EASY knitting instructions. I taught myself to k1, p2 using this book.

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A decent beginning knitting book, however some of the instructions are hard to follow and the patterns are going to be dated in a few years. Not destined for "classics" status. Great that it got folks to sit up and start knitting though!

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This is one of the handiest, most fun knitting books I own!

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Great sense of humor, okay instructions, crappy illustrations. Bonus points for importance in the push to make knitting "cool."

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Good book to get you started but I've found that the how-to part of the book has it's limitations so I picked up Vogue Knitting. Flipping through the book last night it is a far superior reference book (though the patterns given are pretty dowdy looking).

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