VELMA BASCOME

Velma is THE pro of the WOOLN team. "Go big or go home" is her motto. We realized that when she started using knitting tools we didn't even know could exist! Velma used to be a biology teacher... you know what we mean...!


What neighborhood do you live in?
Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, NY

What do you like doing when you are not knitting?
Painting, drawing, doing anything creative

Who taught you how to knit and how long ago?
I taught myself by reading instructions from Good House. I kept knitting and crocheting magazine while living in Germany.

How long have you been living in New York?
Most of my life, however I have traveled to / lived in Europe and several states.

What do you want to say about your family life, your passion, your dreams?
I have a wonderful daughter who also enjoys my passion for being creative. My dream is to be remembered by others.