Sep
26

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…

Sep
23

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…

Sep
22

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…