Friday, 1 November 2013

Book Review Stitch 'n Bitch Nation

Photo from Amazon

Join the movement! Millions strong and counting, hip, young chicks with sticks are putting a whole new spin on knitting - while turning Stitch'n Bitch: The Knitter's Handbook into a surprise bestseller (The New York Times). Written by Stitch 'n Bitch author Debbie Stoller, Stitch 'N Bitch Nation features 50 hip; new, even funkier and more fabulous patterns by Stitch 'n Bitch designers. All designs are complete with full-colour photographs and step by step instructions, and are made from sexy, contemporary yarns, including multicoloured angora, alphaca, lace, and mohair. Includes best tips, shortcuts, and techniques from Stitch 'n Bitchers, profiles of knitters and their groups, and a how to refresher on al the stitches used in the book.

Part One
I Knit it My Way
How to make any knitting pattern work with your yarn
Your Gauge, Your Body and Your Style

Part Two
The Patterns
Scarves, Hats and Mittens
Scarf it Up
Yo Drop It
Wavy Gravy
Mom's Sophisticated Scarf
Warm Fuzzies
Butterflies Are Free
Bzzz Hat for Queen Bee's
Russian Winter
Valentine's Hat and Mittens
Head Huggers Neck warmer and Ear Warmer
Headline News Cable Newsboy Cap
Later Gator Mitts
Basic Cable
Sweaters and Ponchos
Jesse's Flames
Fairly Easy Fair Isle
Razor's Edge
London Calling
Flower Power
Lucky Clover Lace Wrap
Spiderweb Caplet
That Seventies Poncho
Sexy Summer Knits
Ultra Femme
Mud Flap Girl Tank Top
Quick and Dirty 2 Needle Fishnet Stockings
Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Purple Polka Dot Takini
Accidentally on Purpose Miniskirt/Boob Tube
Legs, Bags and Beyond
Candy Strippers Messenger And Laptop Bags
Letter Have It
Poster Boy
Om Yoga Mat Bag
Saucy Tote
Going Out with a Bang
The Bead Goes On Beaded Wrist Cuffs
Roller Girl Leg Warmers
Felted Furry Foot Warmers
Hurry Up Spring
Arm Warmers
Belt De Hour
Babies, Dog and Cats
Li' Devil Pants
Baby's First Tattoo
Bunny Hat
One Hour Baby Booties
Casey's Coat
Cat warming Set
Gifts and More
Mobile Monsters
Knit your Own Rock Star
Knit My Ride Fuzzy Dice and Steering Wheel Cover
Chilli Pillows
Two for Tea

Part Three
The Knitty Gritty
A refreshers Course

Part Four

Stitch 'n Bitch Nation is available from Amazon

Disclosure: I buy sewing books from on-line shops with my own money, I am not being paid for writing this review. All my reviews are honest and on things that I genuinely love and would recommend to my readers. 

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