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« on: November 16, 2010 10:08:37 AM »

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Ask Debbie Stoller!
...and maybe win a copy of her new book!


We are happy to announce that Stitch 'N Bitch author Debbie Stoller will be stopping by Craftster to answer some of your questions and tell us about her new book: Stitch 'N Bitch Superstar Knitting: Go Beyond the Basics


Debbie's new book is great for those who have mastered knitting 101 and are interested in taking their stitches to the next level. There are 21 advanced knitting techniques covered in the book, including:

   Lace
   Double knitting
   Getting creative with stripes and colorwork
   Cables
   Embellishing with crochet, embroidery, and beading
   Intarsia
   Fair Isle
   Steeks
   Cast-ons, bind-offs, and more!

If you have a question for Debbie, post it below. By posting a question, you'll also be entering a random drawing for a chance to win a copy of Debbie's new book: Stitch 'N Bitch Superstar Knitting: Go Beyond the Basics



If you're in one of these areas, you can meet Debbie in person! She will be doing her book tour on the following dates at the following locations:

November 22, 2010 in Paramus, NJ      
Barnes & Noble                                 
765 Route 17 South
7:30 pm talk/signing

November 29, 2010 in Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Public Library                  
Central Library, Dweck Auditorium
10 Grand Army Plaza
6:00 pm talk/signing

February 24, 2011 in Philadelphia, PA      
Philadelphia Free Library                               
1901 Vine Street
7:30 pm talk/signing
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« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2010 10:48:05 AM »

I am horrible at knitting, but am really fond of crocheting, can you suggest some easy knitting beginners books?
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« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2010 10:51:52 AM »

I am horrible at knitting, but am really fond of crocheting, can you suggest some easy knitting beginners books?
Her first book, The Knitter's Handbook, is how I learned knitting!
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« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2010 11:27:47 AM »

I taught myself how to crochet thanks to your Stitch'N bitch crochet: the Happy Hooker book! I was wondering if you were going to put out another like it; like you did with Stitch'N bitch Nation?
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« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2010 12:18:45 PM »

Hi Debbie,

I have learned to knit in the last 3 months through books and think it is a great way, I have many.  I often take ages to start a new project and never know which to go for as there are so many.  How do you combat the frustration of all of the ideas when we want to start a new project, how do you decide what to put on the needles next?
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« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2010 12:24:59 PM »

I frequently reference your books for doing project finishing and whatnot--thanks they are invaluable.

A couple of questions though:
Do you have any tips on making button holes that turn out to be an expected size?
Do you have any tips for neatly putting in zippers in sweater?

Thanks.
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« Reply #6 on: November 16, 2010 12:28:39 PM »

I have your first book as well as the Happy Hooker (LOVE both!)  I had to make my sister buy your new book so I could knit vicariously since I'm not very good at it!  I ALSO want to know if you're thinking about doing HH#2! (And if I can write for it!! Ha ha)
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« Reply #7 on: November 16, 2010 12:43:35 PM »

Hi! I have a question for you. How does one go about fixing a Wrap and Turn in a shortened row that was wrapped incorrectly? I have two stitches that weren't wrapped properly at the time so they are kind of double-up on the needle. To go back on the first one would mean unraveling my whole project. I'm considering just knitting them as one stitch is that going to work?
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« Reply #8 on: November 16, 2010 12:58:06 PM »

Is there an advanced crochet techniques book in the works? (pretty please!!)
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« Reply #9 on: November 16, 2010 01:24:05 PM »

I was wondering if you were going to make a knitting pattern book next. I own almost all of your other books and LOVE the information and patterns in them but would also enjoy a pattern only with maybe a few tips from you.
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