Season 1 of the groundbreaking streaming series, The Knit Show with Vickie Howell is honored by The Webby Awards
AUSTIN, TEXAS – April 4, 2018 – In a programming landscape where high-quality, episodic craft programming struggles to get its seat at the broadcasting table, The Knit Show with Vickie Howell — the first community-funded, internationally accessible knitting and crochet series — is an Official Webby Awards Honoree in the DIY and How-To category.
In an e-mail sent to Honorees, Webby Awards Executive Director, Claire Graves noted that with over 13,000 entries from all 50 U.S. States and 70 countries, the 22nd year of the Awards is the most competitive to date. Official Honorees are considered to be amongst the top 18% of all entries.
The Knit Show with Vickie Howell (produced in partnership with ProductionFor) was 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 debuted the entire first season via YouTube in October 2017. Since the debut, there have been over 330,000 views of the channel, and subscribers are up 270%. For more information (or to binge-watch) the series, check out theknitshow.com.