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Topic: Crocheters VS Knitters Swap 2012 (SIGN UP SEPT 29- OCT 14: SEND OUT NOV 14)  (Read 32630 times)
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« Reply #170 on: November 08, 2012 12:46:11 PM »

something around a 4mm for me, but with gauges I often have to down size (especially when knitting), but it doesn't really bother me that much, thankfully Smiley

« Reply #171 on: November 08, 2012 02:02:18 PM »

omg I have the same problem with things fitting. I have really small doll hands so gloves that fit me are way small for normal ladies, I try so hard to size them correctly but they either come out fitting me or way to big, I've gotten better over time but it's still a bit rough for me lol

my preferred hook size is 3.75, that needle has never let me down and I've had the same one for yeeeaaars which is amazing since I loose things so easily XP I also use my 3.25 fairly often but it's a bit small for most things I like to make, it works fabulously when I'm closing up the end of an amigurumi, if I use my .75 then the holes are way to big and the stuffing pokes through but when I use my .25 the stitches stay uniform and perfect <3~

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« Reply #172 on: November 09, 2012 11:56:35 AM »

(OK--you guys are making me bring out my needle converter! Cheesy)

« Reply #173 on: November 09, 2012 04:09:13 PM »

going to be done this weekend  Smiley going to the post office on Tuesday I hope my partner likes what I made her

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« Reply #174 on: November 10, 2012 02:07:47 PM »

Finished! Grin
Had so much fun making this. I hope littlemama25 will like it (and that I got the size right..)
Gonna send it tomorrow or the day after  Smiley
« Reply #175 on: November 10, 2012 02:45:29 PM »

Damn, NaNo really kept me from crafting... But I caught up yesterday, so everything is fine.
I just got back from a roller derby bout which was awesome. ^^ And I met someone who runs a derby shop and we talked about crocheted hats. In Germany there is a group of men who sells crocheted hats. And that guy I met had one of those and I said I could make them and then he asked if I could probably make some roller derby style hats. Yes, I could. ^^ So I really hope I get a chance to sell them, that would be great.

Back to topic. I will sit down and work on the rest of my swap items now so I can hopefully send them on Monday.

« Reply #176 on: November 10, 2012 06:00:17 PM »

I did it all done Smiley

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« Reply #177 on: November 11, 2012 08:30:32 AM »

I really would have liked to have made more for my partner but since the deadline is on wednesday I'll just ship it off tomorrow. What I love about sending off crocheted stuff is I don't have to super bubble wrap anything since it's not breakable! Cheesy lol

It is just so stinkin' addictive!
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« Reply #178 on: November 11, 2012 09:46:36 AM »

Ok This is the last week please check in let us know your progress and Remember you need to send 1 medium item OR 2 smalls plus one extra.

Also a Reminder that Send outs are Wednesday. Please dont forget that if you are sending within the US to get Delivery conformation number when shipping.  When you mail your package please drop a PM to me and your partner to let us know it is on the way, include DC# as well. Thank you ladies cant wait to see what everyone has created.

Oh and I am done need to take some pics and get it packed up Ready to go to Bannannasandhair.

So many ideas so little time. Will I ever get them all done?
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« Reply #179 on: November 11, 2012 04:00:54 PM »

Found the extra I was looking for today. Hooray! I can ship. Oh, no, I can't! Just remembered . . .Post office is closed tomorrow for Veteran's Day. OK, Tuesday I'll ship! Yeah!

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