by Debbie Stoller - £12.99 Workman Publishing (2006)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780761139850 | ISBN 10: 0761139850
Debbie does crochet! Debbie Stoller, the "knitting superstar", has been leading an entire movement of hip young knitters with her New York Times best seller Stitch 'n Bitch and it's follow up Stitch 'n Bitch Nation. But guess what? For every one knitter in the world there are three crocheters - which translates into millions of hip and crafty crocheter's ready to be happy hookers with stitch 'n bitch attitude.
Written in cheeky chick style, this heavily illustrated book - featuring four-colour photographs and instructional illustrations throughout - is chock full of instruction, inspiration, and to-die-for designs, from a fishnet skullcap to a lacy evening wrap.
For knitters and new crocheter's exploring the hook comes the primer, a discussion of tools, what the gauges mean, plus basic techniques and stitch patterns - including the chain stitch, picot, flowers, filet crochet, changing yarns, and finishing. 40 fabulous funky projects - and no there are no grandma's doilies!
(Price & availability last checked: June 2018)