I received my super awesome package from Javede yesterday, so I'm so glad the sun actually came out this afternoon so I could run out and snap some pics of my goodies!
We were partnered up in another swap about a year ago, so it was fun to have a "reunion" of sorts with this swap. We decided to send two scarves instead of one since we were so excited.
Here's the first scarf, which you can see is just perfect for me. It coordinates perfectly with my coat and my hair!
Matching fingerless gloves= LOVE
When I opened up the second scarf my mouth dropped open! I was speachless it's so amazing. I've been not so subtly hinting for a long time in my profile and in my wists for an argyle scarf for a long time now. Argyle is one of my favorite patterns.
I think it's called double knitted? or something like that? anyway, it's double thickness and the pattern colors are reverse from one side to the other. It's a fab mix of orange and brown (It makes me think of delicious orange chocolate). When I openend the package I immediately put it on and didn't take it off until I went to bed. The cashier I had at Macy's just loved it, and when I explained the story behind it she said that she couldn't believe it was handmade and thought it was just too cool. (some people have a hard time getting the concept of a craft swap, don't they? "wait, you make stuff and just send it to strangers... for free?" hahaha)
Finally, the last little package in the box almost made me cry! Javede handknit me some socks!
I've never had handknit socks before, and these are just perfect! so cozy, and fit great. She read in my blog about my love of socks, but I don't think she knows just how special these are to me. My mom was really jealous of them, so now I'll have to find someone to make me some to give to her for the holidays. Javede, do you do custom orders?
Thanks so much to my partner and to our lovely organizer!! I had a great time with this swap!