Oct
01

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….

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…