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« on: October 10, 2004 10:01:29 AM »

Swap name: Knitting Swap

Craftster member who is organizing this swap: acesulfamek (Brittany)

Sign-up date range: October 10, 2004 to October 20, 2004.

Date to send item by: November 1, 2004

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): no.

Non-U.S. participants allowed? yes.

All ages allowed? Or 18+? all ages.

Organizer is aware of current list of "suspended traders" list and will not allow those members to participate: YES

Organizer has been a member for at least 1 month and will make sure that every participant has been a member for at least 1 month: YES

Details of swap: Each participant will be assigned a partner.  You and your partner will exchange either yarn or, if you are both willing, finished knitted projects.  Each participant is encouraged to spend around US$20 on what they send - just to ensure that each person gets something as nice as what they send.


If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name
Mailing address
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside of the US?

Would you prefer to get supplies or a project?
Would you prefer to send supplies or a project?
Do you have any fiber allergies (angora, for example)?
Are there any colors you love?
Are there any colors you hate?


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


Also remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap
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« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2004 08:09:14 PM »

what about also adding things we've got like knitting needles?
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« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2004 11:29:55 AM »

I think it would probably be ok, but I would suggest asking your swap partner after you get matched up.  I know, for example, that I already have 3 pairs of US 8 needles - I don't know what I would do with another one.
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« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2004 04:54:26 PM »

if no one else signs up will we still have this swap?
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« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2004 06:35:32 PM »

So far only one person, vaguelyvouge, has officially signed up.  However, my answer would be yes.  I think it should still be fun for however many people do participate.   There is still a full week left to sign up, too.  So hopefully, we will attract some more people. 

Knitters!  Crocheters!  Other people who like yarn!  SIGN UP!
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« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2004 04:46:51 PM »

something came up and I no longer wish to participate...thanks anyway
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« Reply #6 on: October 20, 2004 01:50:42 PM »

The sign-up period for the swap is closed now.  I will message those of you who joined.  Smiley
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acesulfamek
« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2004 10:03:44 AM »

All right.  This time I mean it.  Sign-up totally closed.   Wink

The swapping will go like this:
elizajane1962 <--> midnightsky1686
tigerEyes <--> acesulfamek

Please remember to mail your things by November 1st.


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acesulfamek
« Reply #8 on: November 09, 2004 10:10:06 PM »

Thanks to everybody for participating in this fun yarny swap!

I think by now everybody should have gotten their packages.  I hope you were all as excited about what you got as I was!  I also had a great time shopping for somebody else.  Great process overall.

In fact, the only person who seemed more excited about what I got in the mail than me was my mom!  She saw some of the yarn, and insisted I make her a scarf out of it.  The goofy expression on her face in the picture is, I'm sure, her way of saying "Thank you, TigerEyes!"


Anyway, good knitting to you all.  Perhaps I will see you craftsters on another swap!
Brittany
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