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11  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / The Not Your Average Mommy Swap Gallery on: August 23, 2008 08:01:01 AM
SHIPPING UPDATES

CONTACT ME IMMEDIATELY
SHIPPED
RECEIVED
SHIPPED AND RECEIVED
FEED BACK LEFT

angeleyes410 <-> laminathegreat
HalloweenNut <-> happykat
AnyaKase <-> mamaAnn
MyWitsAnd4 <-> thehappylion
poinkly <-> amymisha ---- FLAKED
dragonslair  <-> KasmiraGypsy

12  UNITED STATES / North Carolina / Wilmington Craftsters Unite!!! on: July 26, 2008 01:55:19 PM
We now have a meeting place.  I will be holding all kinds of fun stuff at my new place out by Mayfaire.  Station Road Area to be exact.  KIDS CRAFTING NIGHTS TOO!!!

I was thinking socialization, stitching circles, supply swaps, fun for all!!

Anyone want to join me?
13  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Please don't let me not finish this on: July 23, 2008 04:39:14 PM
I am working on a pattern for my almost two year old.  Not much support at home at least not much support that understands what this means.  Would you all mind walking through this with me.  Here's what I have so far.



Deven's Sweater

By Cheyenne Henderson

Size 4T
Chest 28 inches
Length 18 inches

Difficulty :
Intermediate

Special Stitches
Fphdc
Fpsc

Materials:
4 ply yarn
1 - 8oz skein (color A)
1 - 8oz skein (color B)
F hook (for ribbing)
G hook (for body and sleeves)

SWEATER FRONT

Ribbing (Color A)

ROW 1
Using F hook and color A, ch 9, sc in second ch from hook, sc in each remaining st across (8sc) TURN

ROW 2- 47
Ch 1, working in back loops only sc in each st across (8sc) TURN

BODY

ROW 1, continuing from ribbing Ch 1, sc in the end of each row across (47sc) TURN

ROW 2, change to color B, ch3 (counts as DC each time) dc in each st across (47dc) TURN

ROW 3-28
ch3, dc in each st across (47dc) TURN

NOTE: This is as far as I have gotten tonight.  More instructions to come.
14  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / The Not Your Average Mommy Swap Signups Are Now Closed Send outs Aug 31st on: July 16, 2008 12:53:46 AM

Swap name: The Not Your Average Mommy Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: dragonslair
Sign-up date range: July 16-30
Date to send item by: August 31

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): 20

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? Yes
If so, which country? USA

Age requirement? 18+

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

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 13 years old: YES

Details of swap:

Are you one of those Mom's who shows up to school in bondage pants or with your own skates to the class skating rink trip.  Are you one of those Moms who has tattooed your kids name to your arm or refused to give up your goth days or that short plaid skirt?  If you are then this is the swap all about you.

Swap Requirements:

1 Medium and 3 small items
Ideas are anything that says to your partner it's okay to be the "abnormal" Mom in societies eye.  Remember Normal is just a setting on the dryer.

Questionnaire:

name of swap:
craftster username:
Real name and mailing address:
email address:
confirm that you are thirteen or older:
What makes you different from other Moms:
What would you like to receive:
What would you like to craft:
Would you be interested in receiving clothes?:
If so, please provide sizes:
Any allergies?:
Favorite colors:
least favorite colors:
Does you have pets/ do you smoke?
Anything else for your partner to know?:
Just so we know how old are your kids?


Thanks and have fun!

Please PM with your Questionnaire and remember to post in the thread once a week.  Thanks.

1.  dragonslair
2.  angeleyes410
3.  Anya Kase
4.  mamaAnn
5.  happykat
6.  poinkly
7.  HalloweenNut
8.  laminathegreat
9.  MyWitsAnd4
10. amymisha
11. thehappylion
12. KasmiraGypsy


Partners:

angeleyes410 <-> laminathegreat
HalloweenNut <-> happykat
AnyaKase <-> mamaAnn
MyWitsAnd4 <-> thehappylion
poinkly <-> amymisha
dragonslair <-> KasmiraGypsy

Yes there is a method to your partners
each of you has a partner matched who may understand you for a reason within your questionare but can you figure it out?
15  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Weddings and Bridal Showers / dragonslair has shed the old and Getting married (Please help) on: June 30, 2008 07:38:51 PM
I have finally set the finalization date for the divorce and SO and I have set the Wedding date.  October 31, 2010.  Please anyone with help for a black wedding dress HELP!!!!  I have just over two years and a paper thin budget to pull off the perfect wedding.  Yes it will take two years while trying to run a business.  Any ideas for a black and red wedding will be appreciated.
16  HOME SWEET HOME / Pet-Related Crafts: Completed Projects / Chihuahua Sweater and no dog to wear it on: May 17, 2008 06:30:40 PM
Made for room mates dog Tipsy but alas it is too small.  Will fit a 2-3 pound chi

Deep red
This pattern  http://www.crochetnmore.com/dogsweater-lindas.htm

17  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / I used to be a cereal box.... My first attempt at hand binding and journal const on: April 01, 2008 11:01:31 AM
Made using this tutorial
http://curiouslycrafty.wordpress.com/tutorials/

Inspired by athenamat

I used a cereal box for the cardboard, and construction paper for the end papers

There were 4 but one has already left me. (The lovely model is my 4 year old Katie)


18  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Pocket Female Pirate NOW WITH PATTERN on: March 26, 2008 01:42:37 PM
She stands just 3 1/2 inches tall.  I created the pattern myself.  (I hope to post it soon)  What do you all think?


http://media4.dropshots.com/photos/379215/20040502/021721.jpg

http://media3.dropshots.com/photos/379215/20040502/021921.jpg

http://media4.dropshots.com/photos/379215/20040502/021856.jpg

ETA: pattern from a later post (fantasticmio) :

Pocket Pirate  (F Hook)

BODY:  (Join at end of each row)
With red yarn
ch 2

row 1:  work 6 sc into second ch from hook (6 sc total) join to first sc
row 2: ch 1 work 2 sc in esch sc all around (12 sc) join
row 3: ch 1 work 1 sc in next sc , 2 sc in next sc around (18 sc) join
row 4: ch 1 work 1 sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc around (24 sc) join
row 5 - 7: ch 1 work 1 sc in each sc around, join

Join Black yarn

row 8-9: ch 1 work 1 sc in each sc around, join

Join white yarn

row 10: ch 1 work 1 sc in each sc around, join

Join black yarn

row 11: ch 1 work 1 sc in each sc around, join

Join white yarn

row 12: ch 1 work 1 sc in each sc around, join

Join black yarn

row 13: ch 1 work 1 sc in each sc around, join

Join Flesh colored yarn

row 14-17: ch 1 work 1 sc in each sc around, join

row 18: ch 1 work 1 sc in next 2 sc, work sc dec in next 2 sc around, join

row 19: ch 1 work 1 sc in next sc, work sc dec in next 2 sc around, join

row 20: ch 1 work sc dec in next 2 sc around, join F/O

Stuff
Close hole

Embroider on face

attach hair as desired

Head Scarf:

With Red Yarn
ch 2

row 1:  work 6 sc into second ch from hook (6 sc total)
row 2: work 2 sc in esch sc all around (12 sc)
row 3: work 1 hdc in next sc , 2 hdc in next sc around (18 sc)
row 4: work 1 hdc in each hdc around

ch 5 , work back up ch working 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc starting at the second ch from hook
secure to head scarf with slp st
ch 5 , work back up ch working 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc starting at the second ch from hook
secure to head scarf with slp st
F/O
leave a long tail
sew head scarf to head with tail

You now have a pocket pirate



19  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / cthulu - SO's new buddy on: March 25, 2008 07:38:11 PM
Started today and finished today.  F hook, Red Heart SuperSaver Yarn in Camouflage.  SO requested it.  Pattern by Rebekah Clarke-Noonan published here for free http://passiontiger.livejournal.com/3217.html



20  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Free Pattern - Chey's Little Hockey Sweater on: March 11, 2008 05:37:07 PM
Finished Sleeve and body



In Progress Pic shows main body and sleeve



Inspired by a Hockey team jacket for infants on the Colorado Avalanche's website I designed this little baby sweater.  It measures out to be 6-9 months and colors can be suited to fit your team colors.

CHEY"S LITTLE HOCKEY SWEATER

Hook Size H
Yarn  -   Red Heart Super Saver in Blue, Red, and White

Ch. 50

Row 1:
dc in 4th ch from hook and next eight chs, work 3 dc in next ch (this forms the corner), dc in next 6 stitches, 3 dc in next stitch (corner), dc in next 12 stitches, 3 dc in next stitch (corner), dc in next 6 stitches, 3 dc in next stitch (corner), dc in final 10 stitches. turn

Row 2-9:
ch 3 (will count as first dc throughout pattern)  dc in each st working 3 dc in the center stitch of each or the corners. turn

Row 10:
ch.3 dc in each st to first corner placing last stitch in the center stitch of the corner, ch.5, dc in center stitch of the second corner, dc across to 3rd corner placing final stitch in the center stitch, ch. 5, dc in the center stitch of the 4th corner and each st until end. turn

Row 11-21
ch.3 , dc in each stitch across

Row 22
ch.3 work fpdc in next stitch, work bpdc in next stitch, work fpdc in next stitch, work bpdc in next stitch, continue working alternating fpdc and bpdc until end finish off

SLEEVES

Row 1
Join white yarn at center stitch at bottom of arm hole, ch.1, work sc around arm hole and join to ch.1
Row 2
Join red yarn ch.3 work dc around arm join to ch.3
Row 3
ch.3 work dc around arm hole join to ch.3
Row 4
repeat row 1
Row 5
ch.3  work dc aound arm hole and join to ch.3
Row 6
repeat row 2
Row 7
repeat row 1
Row 8-11
join blue yarn at center stitch at bottom of arm hole, ch.2 work dc around and join to ch.3
Row 12-13
ch.3, work fpdc in next stitch, work bpdc in next stitch, continue to work alternating fpdc and bpdc and join to ch.3  finish off after row 13

Repeat for other sleeve.

FINISHING

Overlap front flaps and place 1/2 buttons on bottom flap at desired intervals and use stitches on top flap as buttonholes.
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