DESIGN ORIGINALS-Hip Knitting. The fun and easy way to learn to knit! You can learn to knit your grandmother's way, or you can learn to knit using Astor Tang's unique method that has made her a popular knitting teacher for more than ten years. Astor's simple approach guides the beginner through well-explained knitting concepts before sharing stitches and patterns. You'll build your knitting knowledge and confidence while learning to make scarves, hats, and dolls. With this book, Astor shares six patterns for warm woolly delights to wear and give as gifts. Author: Astor Tsang. Softcover, 64 pages. Published 2009. Imported.