Creative Entrepreneur Vickie Howell Hosts and Executive Produces Studio Quality, Internationally Accessible Lifestyle Web Show for the Digital Age
WASHINGTON, D.C. – SEPT. 21, 2017 – Vickie Howell, the host of the wildly popular DIY Network and HGTV series “Knitty Gritty” and PBS’ “Knitting Daily with Vickie Howell,” along with producing partner Clint Howell of ProductionFor, are hooking up the global craft community with the very first studio quality, community-funded and internationally accessible knitting and crochet series “The Knit Show with Vickie Howell.” Greenlit by a fully-funded Kickstarter campaign, including finishing at 110% of its goal and international support from 1200 backers around the world, the lifestyle web series debuts the entire first season via YouTube on Thursday, Oct. 5. In addition to binge watching the show on demand, project information and downloadable patterns for each episode will also be available on https://theknitshow.com.
An egalitarian, inclusive-to-all, knitting playground made especially for viewers, “The Knit Show with Vickie Howell” combines foolproof aspects from Howell’s former TV shows viewers loved. With elements speaking to today’s mindful and media savvy viewer, the series showcases industry experts and superstar guests, including The Breeders’ Singer-Songwriter Kelley Deal; knitting and crochet tips and techniques; and modern, totally make-able, high- quality downloadable projects. Along with a heaping dose of how-to content, each half-hour episode includes a knitting and crochet segment focused on mental and physical health and a fun glimpse into the shops, groups and lifestyles of the global craft community.
Viewers can join “The Knit Show with Vickie Howell” conversation by connecting via social media on Instagram and Facebook (@theknitshow) using the hash tag #theknitshow and catch clips and promos on the show’s YouTube Channel. Fans may also engage with Vickie Howell on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube via the handle @vickiehowell; @iamvickiehowell on Pinterest; and via her personal website at https://vickiehowell.com.
ABOUT VICKIE HOWELL
VICKIE HOWELL, HOST & EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Breathe in. Knit out. Vickie Howell, the youngest craft host on the DIY Network during the craft revolution, is an internationally recognized blogger, magazine columnist, best-selling author and well-known television host of the DIY Network/HGTV “Knitty Gritty” TV series, as well as PBS’ “Knitting Daily with Vickie Howell.” A designer and instructor, Howell has produced thousands of hours of craft-based programming and contributed to hundreds of print, web and audio publications intended to inspire and empower people to be creative. She currently reaches an international audience via her YouTube channel, Live Facebook stream Ask Me Monday, CreativeLive & Brit+Co. online courses and her Craft*ish podcast.
ProductionFor is an award-winning full-service production and post-production facility based in Austin, Texas. They are creatives, artists, directors, writers, cinematographers, photographers, editors, animators, designers and above all – storytellers. Thriving on a playing field that is constantly changing, growing and morphing – where the rules are constantly being rewritten – ProductionFor has created a wide range of diverse projects, from national ad campaigns, broadcast commercials and digital ad content, docu-style television pilots and feature packages for networks to music videos, PSAs, brand stories and product-launch visual packages. The ProductionFor collective has decades of experience in producing, editing, visual effects, motion graphics and comprehensive production and post-production. For more information about ProductionFor and samples of the company’s reels, feel free to visit www.productionfor.com. Viewers can join the conversation by connecting via social media on YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook (@productionfor).
HOST & EXECUTIVE INTERVIEWS, SCREENERS & EPISODE GUIDE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
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