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Swap name: Granny’s Daughters Swap R8
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: craftADDchick
Sign-up date range: June 12, 2011 to June 26, 2011 (sign-ups will close at noon, EST)
Date to send item by: July 18, 2011
Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): No restriction
Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO
If so, which country?
Additional Age requirement? None
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: Only this one!
- 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 yes, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If no, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES
Details of swap:
This is Round 8 of the Granny’s Daughters Swap! If you don't know how to make a granny’s daughter, it's pretty easy! A granny’s daughter is the first round of a traditional granny square.....that's it! The pattern can be found HERE
. A child's afghan requires 240 motifs and an adult size afghan requires 720 motifs. As stated in the pattern, each motif should measure 1 1/2" to 1 3/4". So it's important to check your gauge so that all motifs will be the correct size.
You will send 40 motifs in assorted colors to 2 partners (for a total of 80). This is a great project to use up those little bits & pieces of scrap yarn you have laying around. Note: If you would like only 1 partner or would like a 3rd partner (first-time swappers are limited to a maximum of 2 partners), make sure to indicate this in your questionnaire.
If you would like a 3rd partner, it may depend on the number of folks who sign up.
All motifs MUST be made in 4-ply worsted weight yarn, or if you're in the UK the yarn equivalent will be 10-ply aran. Please be sure to check your gauge to make sure your motifs are the correct size. We wouldn't want to receive some motifs that are 1 1/2" and some that are 2 1/4". Your motifs should measure 1 1/2" to 1 3/4". Size is important!!! REMEMBER: It only takes a few minutes to make one granny’s daughter. If you get started when you sign up, you’ll have the bulk of the work done by the time partners are assigned Weaving in the tails: The directions call for a 6" tail to be left at the end. Unlike earlier rounds, ALL OUTSIDE TAILS WILL NOT BE WOVEN IN. All starting tails must be woven in!Positive feedback on this swap will be left once your partners have all received, and once you have posted pics of what you have received. You must remember to PM the organizer when you SEND and RECEIVE (a post in the thread is not sufficient)! Poor communication and failure to post pics of what you received will be noted in your feedback. Thanks!NEW OPTION! The Variegated Twist! Choose a variegated yarn and make at least 5 GDs with that yarn. Then, find at least 4 coordinating solids and make at least 6 GDs of each solid color. Every effort will be made to partner you up with at least one partner who is interested in the Varigated Twist (once allergies and out of country restrictions are taken care of).
If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:
QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Granny’s Daughters Swap R8
Your real name:
Mailing address including the country (formatted as it should appear on the package):
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country? YES/NO
Confirm that are at least 16 years old: YES/NO
Confirm that you understand that a Delivery Confirmation # is required on your package (outside of the US, retain a copy of your shipping receipt as proof of mailing): YES/NO
Do you have any allergies (cats, dogs, smoke, etc.)? YES/NO
If YES, please indicate allergies:
Do you have any allergens in your home (cats, dogs, smoke, etc.)? YES/NO
If YES, please indicate allergens:
Number of partners (1, 2 or 3):
Do you agree to post pictures of what you have received (or make arrangements with your partner to post pics for you)? YES/NO
Are you interested in the Variegated Twist?
Confirm that you understand that:
A) All starting tails must be woven in: YES/NO
B) You must leave a tail of at least 6"
Anything special you’d like your partners to know?
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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