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Vera H.
Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Totally obsessed knitter and crocheter.
Interests: knitting, crocheting, reading, music, documentaries, cycling, and pro-football
Recent Activity
Ravellenics Progress My entry for the 2014 Ravellenic Winter Games, Vodka Lemonade, is doing well. I'm into the waist shaping, and I hope to get to at least the first sleeve by the end of the week. Not sure if... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2014 at Vera's Crafty Blog
Let the Games Begin! I'm baaaaack!!! Decided to particpate in this year's Ravellenic Winter Games on Ravlery in which knitters and crocheters work on a project during the days of the Sochi Winter Olympics. You can start a new project... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2014 at Vera's Crafty Blog
What's Crafty? It has occured to me that one of the reasons I don't blog as much is that when I am not knitting or crocheting, then I have nothing to blog about. This was especially problematic last year when... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2013 at Vera's Crafty Blog
Looks Like I Made It!~~4KCBWDAY7 Day Seven (Sunday April 28th): Looking Forward One year from now, when the 5th Knitting & Crochet Blog Week rolls around, where do you hope your crafting will have taken you to? What new skills,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2013 at Vera's Crafty Blog
Day Six (Saturday April 27th): A Tool To Covet Write about your favourite knitting or crochet (or spinning, etc) tool. It can either be a tool directly involved in your craft (knitting needles or crochet hook) or something that makes... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2013 at Vera's Crafty Blog
Day Five (Friday April 26th): Something A Bit Different It’s the annual challenge to blog in a way different to how you normally blog. You may choose to create a podcast, or vlog, create a wordless post or write in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2013 at Vera's Crafty Blog
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Apr 25, 2013
Knitting and Crocheting Blog Week Day 4~~ Color Review What are your favourite colors for knitted or crocheted projects. Have a think about what colors you seem to favour when yarn shopping and crafting. Only after writing this part of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2013 at Vera's Crafty Blog
The Trouble With Day 3 There are many ways of conveying information on a blog; text and images being the two most widely used. Many infographics combine both these elements to provide a visual way of presenting text information. Make... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2013 at Vera's Crafty Blog
BTW, How much will you charge for the Knit Fast/Die Warm iPad cover. I have a large iPad, so it won't fit, but I'll use it for something else. A tote bag with design would be really cool as well.
Toggle Commented Apr 23, 2013 on Change of Pace at Missouri Star
Knitting and Crocheting Blog Week~~A Mascot Project~~4KCBWDAY2 Your task today is to either think of or research a project that embodies that house/animal. It could be a knitting or crochet pattern – either of the animal itself or something that... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2013 at Vera's Crafty Blog
Knitting and Crocheting Blog Week 4KCBWDAY1 This week, I'm partipating in the 4th annual Knitting and Crocheting Blog Week. During the week, I'll write about a specific assigned topic along with the other participants. It's a good way to get... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2013 at Vera's Crafty Blog
The afghan is looking pretty. I have that same exact yarn to make another one.
Toggle Commented Apr 22, 2013 on Change of Pace at Missouri Star
Tiger Eye Afghan Progress I'm continuing to make slow, but steady, progress on the second baby afghan. Not crazy about some of the pooling, but overall, I still like the blanket. Knit Knacks I spent a little time at Knit... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2013 at Vera's Crafty Blog
Baby Blanket Bingo Earlier this year, I resolved to make blankets for my four pregnant co-workers. There's always something special about creating things for babies, and my knitting/crocheting mojo was badly in need of a kick start. BabyAyesis was born... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2013 at Vera's Crafty Blog
Chelsea Market Hat This week, I finished another hat. Except for l'affaire des mains bleu, which can be easily resolved, it was an easy, breezy, beautiful knit, and just the thing I need to awaken my sleepy mojo, and I'm... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2013 at Vera's Crafty Blog
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Apr 9, 2013
It Doesn't Have to be Hamlet One of the reasons why I go through such blogging droughts is that while I always have a post or two or even three--even now--in my head, I often think I don't have enough... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2013 at Vera's Crafty Blog
At My Knits End My dearly beloved LYS, Knit, is closing. We all knew it was coming, but the official announcement still stung a bit, and May 4th is sooner than I'd like it to be. Play it Forward Earlier... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2013 at Vera's Crafty Blog
Toggle Commented Apr 6, 2013 on Topflappen Friday! at just maryse
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Sister Act II Now that I tamed the gauge monster that was the Little Sister pattern, I added buttons to the hats. The ladies at work informed me that the violet one will fit the 10 month old and the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2013 at Vera's Crafty Blog
(This is a reworking of yesterday's post, which has been deleted.) My Moment of Zen As I refashion the baby blankets (more on that in my next post post), I'm delighted to feel traces of my long lost knitting and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2013 at Vera's Crafty Blog
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Mar 14, 2013
Blanket Boo Boo I finished the body on one of the baby afghans and was working a foundation row around it to set up the ruffle, when I realized something fundamentally amiss. She's too small. How could I be so... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2013 at Vera's Crafty Blog
A Trip Around the Sun--And Then Some It's been only 437 days since my last post, but never a day has gone by without me thinking of doing so. While I love expressing myself via Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, when... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2013 at Vera's Crafty Blog