"Slouchy beanies and infinity scarves are just a few of the fantastic on-trend accessories you can knit with the easy-to-follow instructions in Step It Up Knits!"
—Jenni Radosevish, author of I Spy DIY Style
"Step It Up Knits is the perfect combination of eay-to-understand instruction and on-trend accessory and gift items. Whether you're a beginner knitter looking to elevate your skills, or a more advanced stitcher looking for quick, but amazing projects, this book's for you!"
—Trisha Malcolm, editor in chief of Vogue Knitting
"This is the knitting book I've been waiting for! Get creative and improve your skills at the same time -- what's better than that? I can't decide which project I want to knit first."
—Brett Bara, host of PBS's Knit & Crochet Today!
"[Craft Corps] is bad ass!"
—Christina Batch-Lee, Marketing for Etsy
"[Craft Corps] is the kind of book you can't stop devouring from the moment you open the cover and when you've finished reading you're hungry for more...It's the kind of book that changes lives."
—Margot Potter, The Impatient Crafter
"[Vickie's] heart, soul and intentions [with Craft Corps] are touching, and crazy cool!"
—Amy Butler, World-Renowned Fabric Designer
"With AwareKnits , Adrienne and Vickie have done a great job showing stitchers how they can make easy, simple choices to go green. Bravo!"
—Frances Beinecke, President, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
"AwareKnits makes me want to rush off to buy yarn! The designs are gorgeous. For me, knitting is meditation, and how wonderful that I can be Zen and green and create a sexy sweater all at the same time."
Sophie Uliano, author of Gorgeously Green: 8 Simple Steps to an Earth-Friendly Life and The Gorgeously Green DIet: How to Live Lean & Green
"AwareKnits is what the world needs now! With excellent in-depth information on eco-aware fibers that puts it all into perspective without preaching, it's like learning from your ultra-cool big sisters. The patterns are fantastic and you'll be inspired to take action on both your knits and your eco-consciousness."
"Vickie Howell is one of the shining stars of the craft world, both on the indie scene as well as the industry. She has her crochet hook and knitting needles on the pulse of pop culture, innovative design, and straight up classic fashion. She combines all of these into one heck of a page turner. This book is not only for crafters, it is for anyone who is into movies, film, and music. The projects are clever, easy to tackle and loaded with personality! Not to mention the pictures are a blast - great coffee table material here! Way to go, Vic!"
Kathy Cano-Murillo (aka Crafty Chica), designer & author
"Vickie Howell uses fabulous crochet to evoke iconic fashions, personalities, and attitudes from the most popular of pop culture through the decades. Pick up your hook and get in on the fun!"
Kim Werker, author of Crochet Me: Designs to Fuel the Crochet Revolution and founder of CrochetMe.com.
"A fun and inspirational how-to book that makes pop culture come alive as you crochet!"
"What a great book! Vickie really covers everything and I love the small size, I can definitely see myself keeping this book at my fingertips. good job!
Brett Bara, Editor-in-Chief of Crochet Today
Vickie's book is so freaking handy and useful. I really can see myself using this book in my knitting bag all the time as a reference guide instead of needing to find my other huge reference book. LOVE IT! Her tips are really funny, too!
Natalie Zee-Drieu, Senior Editor CRAFT Magazine
It’s a great book—I’ve been knitting longer than Vickie's been alive and I still learned stuff!
As seen on NBC's The Today Show!
"I love Vickie's sensibility. Everything she does has a touch of attitude and spirit that comes across with every project in this book. It's perfect for teens and those who love them, and those who like to maintain just a bit of teen spirit themselves"
Editor-in-Chief, Budget Living
Vickie Howell is the rock star of knitting!
2006 CraftTrends Award Finalist!
"I love Vickie's book; not only is it a gift for the knitter, but it's an incredible gift for the lucky kid (or adult) . . ."
Singer, Songwriter, & Knitter
"In a word, RAD!...There are so many fun and fantastic patterns that I canÕt decide which to make first!"
Knitter & Mama Extraordinaire, Austin, TX
"This brilliant collection of inspired kids' knits is so playful and fun—children won't need to be enticed to use them."
author of Stitch n' Bitch and
Editor-in-Chief, BUST Magazine
"I don't even have kids and I love this book!"