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11  Crocheters VS Knitters Swap 2012 (SIGN UP SEPT 29- OCT 14: SEND OUT NOV 14) in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by beth8144 on: September 30, 2012 09:39:04 AM


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 http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=416819.0

Swap name: Crocheters VS Knitters Swap 2012 (SIGN UP SEPT 29- OCT 14: SEND OUT NOV 14)
Sign-up date range: September 30, 2012 October 14, 2012
Date to send item by: November 14, 2012
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: Beth8144
Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): An Even number of crocheters to swap with Knitters.
Restricted to people who all live in the same country? No

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: YES
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES
- Is at least 18 years old: YES


Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old: YES
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES


DETAILS:
This swap is for knitters and crocheters to share their craft with each other. Each person will be paired with someone of the opposite craft. If you can do both please choose one that you would rather do or I can decide for you based on our need.

You will be crafting 1 medium item OR 2 smalls plus one extra. If you would like to do more, please discuss that with your partner.

Just a reminder of what a large, medium and small are:
By Time
Large - 5 or more hours
Medium - 2 or more hours
Small - 2 or less hours
By Size
Large - A shawl, a shirt, a skirt, lapghan,
Medium - a scarf, Hat, wrist warmers, socks, purse, bag
Small - Earrings, stickers, pouches, bookmarks
By Price
Large - $30 or more
Medium - $10-$30 dollars
Small - $10 or less


Please read before signing up Three rules before we begin:
1. You MUST check in at least once a week (either by PM or on this thread, and YES posting does count as checking in, I just want to see you are still active every week)
2. You MUST have DC # for your package, which you send to both me and your partner.  Unless sending out of country.
3. You MUST post pictures or have your partner take pictures and post them once you receive.

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Knitters vs Crocheters swap
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address including the country in correct shipping format:
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?:
Confirm that are at least 16 years old or, if not, that you have moderator approval(YES/NO)

Do you crochet or knit or both?:
If both, would you rather knit, crochet or have it be a surprise?:
What level do you crochet or knit at? (Beginner, intermediate, advance)
What items are your favorite to make?:
Favorite colors, and color combinations:
Least favorite colors, and color combinations:
Favorite themes:
Least favorite themes:
Favorite animals:
What kinds of (knit or crochet) items do you like?
What kinds are you not fond of?

Name at least 5(or more) items you would like
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Do you have a wist or pintrest?
If you would like clothing or wearable items, please give the following measurements for them.  (If you feel uncomfortable divulging this information, you may leave the sizes blank and only share them with your partner)
t-shirt:
Shirt:
wrist:
finger:
preferred necklace length:
hips:
head:
socks/shoes:

Do you have any allergies or sensitivities?:
Do you have any allergens in your house?:

Anything else that you would like your partner to know?:

IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE. Beth8144

Past Simular Swaps:
Crocheters Vs. Knitters swap (Swapped 1 large item AND either 1 medium OR 2 small)
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=307221.0
Gallery: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=312452.0
Knitters vs Crocheters Swap - Round 2! (swapped 1 medium item OR 2 smalls)
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=347500.0
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=347501.0

Crocheters:
beth8144
kbrison
RebeccaJay
mlookyloo1
Whysteria
littlemama25  Welcome First time Swapper
Knitters:
LielC
alwaysinmyroom
jtlhmmwabodf
Both:
mini_mum
frogprincess
Sylvani  Welcome First time Swapper
bananasandhair
BlueNeta  Welcome First time Swapper
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12  Re: The Ongoing Poppet and Punkin-Along in Craftalongs by beth8144 on: September 09, 2012 12:26:58 PM
So I organized and cleaned my kiddos room before she started school. And I wanted to display some of her poppets. And I had to become a little creative and wanted to show what I did. Some of them are on the shelf, and the one she stuffed and her Maribel poppet are on her dresser, but the elf one I did and the mermaids I didnt have room for on the dresser and didnt want them in her doll chest. So I put ribbons around their neck and hung them on the walls. So technically they are being hung on the wall, but I think they look cute how bout you?







Just thought I would share.
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13  Repunzel wig in Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects by beth8144 on: September 08, 2012 12:05:43 PM
Recently I did a personal swap with dfabric and I made her a pirate hat and eyepatch for her son and for her daughter I made her a Repunzel wig. Because I knew my kiddo would want one I made two, and sent the better one off for the swap. My daughters one has the flowers on the side, there was a blank spot. She loves it, she is 5 years old and the wig just hits the floor so it is quite long.



My daughters


Both hats I sent for the swap


Thanks for looking.
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14  Pirate hat for swap in Crochet: Completed Projects by beth8144 on: September 08, 2012 11:56:06 AM
So I recently did a persoal swap with dfabbric I made her two hats and she made me 2. I made her son a pirate hat and eyepatch. This was so fun to make I hope he loves it.


The eye patch


Both hats I made


Hope you like, thanks for looking.
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15  Re: Personal/Private Swap Gallery, 2012 in The Swap Gallery by beth8144 on: September 08, 2012 09:52:49 AM
Ok so not so long ago, dfabbric and I did a personal trade, she made the most amazing mini hats, a top hat and a pirate hat. We do Murder mysteries and I can use them for costumes. The are hats embroidered on organza using her machine. Since I wanted to use them for different shows, she sent items to decorate them with. Here are the beauties she sent me.




The goodies she sent along to decorate


In exchange for 2 hats I sent her two for her kids. Her daughter wanted a Rapunzel wig, and her son a pirate hat and eye patch.




I would say for sure it was a great personal swap.
Thanks again dfabbric
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16  Crocheters VS Knitters in New Swap Theme Ideas by beth8144 on: September 05, 2012 06:05:35 PM


So I was wondering if there would be any intrest to haveing a swap where a crocheter would be paired with a knitter and visa versa. They would each make something for thier partner. I love to crochet, and cant quite get the hang of the knitting but there are so many adorable knit patterns out there. I know that there are others out there who would love to exchange one for the other. If there is any intrest let me know. If there is intrest I would open up the signups in a week or two with and have sendouts a month after that. Hope there is intrest.
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17  First cupcake dolls in Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects by beth8144 on: July 31, 2012 07:52:52 AM
So for the mini poppet swap, I made a poppet and 2 cupcake dolls for puamalia and her little girls. Here are the little beautys I sent her way.
















Thanks for looking
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18  Mini Poppet swap in Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects by beth8144 on: July 31, 2012 07:39:09 AM
So my partner was puamelia and she has hopes to be a nurse when she grows up so I wanted to encourage her with her poppet. Here is the beauty I sent to Hawaii.










So I made her a poppet and made 2 cupcake dolls for her little one.
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19  Re: Poppet Mini Swap Round Four Gallery in The Swap Gallery by beth8144 on: July 16, 2012 11:08:38 AM
So we opened our amazing package and WOW we are inlove. I finally wrestled the dolls away from my girlie to get pictures.



 The lovely mermaid poppet





The adorable cupcake mermaids



The Mermaid Family

The lovely handmade crown for the poppet

Two sets of handpainted eyes Lovely


My Amazing Package: 1 poppet, 2 cupcakes, 1 shell necklace, one beaded bracelet, one jar of shells, 2 pieces of drift wood, one stuffed fish(the male cupcakes companion according to my girl), Some feathers, 2 handpainted eyes, a mermaid panting, and chocolates. I was so spoiled, Made my day, Week, Month. Thank you Pua and family.
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20  Re: 2012 DeStash-Along in Craftalongs by beth8144 on: May 28, 2012 08:23:35 AM
Used up some stash lately,

Used a cross stitch kit, and replaced some of the colors with my embroidery floss stash

Used some other floss for this hoop

Used up some yarn for this crochet Beaker


Not a huge dent, but I hope to sew some stash soon.
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