Thirteen Spooky Things to Stitch & Glue

It’s officially October, so all hail Halloween crafting! Here’s a round-up of 13 of my spooky projects past and present. Here’s to spooky stitching and deathly D.I.Y.-ing! xx, Vickie 1. Cross-stitch, Haunt Sweet Haunt sign 2. Wee Witch, snapsuit costume 3. Scardy Cat Cardi 4. Wicked Stitch Totes 5. Baby Strong Man, snapsuit costume 6….


Becozied Trees at TOMS Austin!

  A few years back I was in New York at an author’s, group signing event to promote my book, AwareKnits. My table was right next to Stephanie Pearl-McPhee’s (aka Yarn Harlot), who at one point hollered, “Vickie, check this out! You know the lore of the knitter’s journal — you know where we keep…


NEW PATTERN: Scardey Cat Cardigan!

As Halloween approaches, what cute little kitten doesn’t need a Scaredy Cat Cardi? MATERIALS Bernat Sheep(ish) by Vickie Howell (70% Acrylic/ 30% Wool; 167 yds/153 m), in colors: A) 1(1,2) balls, Black(ish), and B) 1 ball, White(ish) Size US 7 (4.5 mm) circular needle, 24”/60cm long — or size needed to obtain gauge Size US…


Gorgeous, New Sheep(ish) Pull-over Pattern!

  Sveltlana Avrakh, one of the fantastically talented in-house designers for Bernat, has designed a cable and seed stitch pullover out of Sheep(ish) yarn. It’s included in Yarnspirations’ new, Fall Lookbook. I couldn’t be more thrilled to have such beautiful garment made out of my yarn amongst the gorgeous, classically cool collection my buddies (Julia…