This is from the book "Stitch 'N Bitch: The Knitter's Handbook by Debbie Stoller made with Cascade Cloud 9 Alpaca. Soft and irresistible. A must pet hat. Great for Valentine's Day. When you want to be that lil devil in disguise.
Knitting is hot, with 4 million newcomers in the last few years joining a core group of 38,000,000 knitters nationwide. And these are primarily young, creative, connected chicks with sticks who are coming together in living rooms, knitting cafes, and chic yarn stores, and making everything from funky hats to bikinis. In Stitch 'n Bitch, Debbie Stoller-founder of the first Stitch 'n Bitch knitting group in New York City-covers every aspect of knitting and the knitting-together lifestyle: the how-to, the when-to, the what-to, the why-to. Writing with wit and attitude (The Knitty-Gritty, Blocking for Blockheads), she explains the different types of needles and yarns (and sheep, too) and all the techniques from basic to fancy, knit to purl to cast-off. She also shares h...© 2014 Debbie Stoller / Workman · Reproduced with permission.