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Title: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on May 10, 2013 02:32:51 PM
Name of Swap: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 4
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: MareMare
Sign-up date range: Friday, May 10, 2013 - Sunday, May 19th, 2013 (9 pm pacific)
Date to send item by: Friday, June 21, 2013
Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): No

Gallery--
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=424470.0#axzz2Vmehc5SK

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? No
 
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
- 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
- Participant lives in the United States: 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:

For this swap, you will crochet a variety of motifs for 1, 2, or 3 partners. First time swappers are limited to 1 partner. For each partner, you will need to make a minimum of 7 different motifs that total at least 25 inches. For a circle or square motif just measure across the width. If you are using motifs that are not the same length on each side (such as a rectangle), you should use the smallest measurement to calculate your total inches. So a rectangle that is 3 inches by 8 inches would count as 3 inches.

This swap is scavenger hunt style, meaning you get to pick your motifs from the variety of options listed below:

1. A flower motif
2. A motif that uses stitches in the back loop
3. Pentagon shaped motif
4. Motif uses bobble stitches
5. A lacy motif
6. Bullion stitch
7. Plant or veggie themed (pineapple, leaf, etc)
8. Motif is worked diagonally
9. A Motif you've never made before
10. Motif is made up of smaller motifs (think granny’s daughters, yo-yo’s, etc)
11. Tunisian crochet motif
12. A granny square with a twist
13. Motif is made of at least 3 various shades or tones of one color
14. Motif has 3D element(s)
15. Motif uses front or back post double crochet stitches
16. "Design it yourself" and include pattern that you write
17. Sender's Choice

Other rules:
*Only use worsted weight acrylic, unless your partner(s) indicates otherwise.
*All tails need to be woven in, unless your partner indicates otherwise.
*Communication is very important to me, please be sure to send pm’s to both myself and your partner(s) when you send and receive. Poor communication will be noted in feedback.
*Please somehow label all your motifs with the scavenger hunt category, pattern name, and source so that your partner and other swap members viewing the gallery will know where it came from, because we will want to duplicate them!  One way to do this is to tie a numbered tag onto the motif and then include a sheet with pattern name and source or typed pattern if you want!

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


QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:


Name of swap: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 4
 
Craftster username:

Email address:

Your real name:

Mailing address including the country, formatted for shipping:

Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?

Confirm that are at least 18 years old (yes/no)

How many partners would you like? (1, 2, or 3, first time swappers are limited to one partner):

Please list your color scheme, if you have one:

List colors you absolutely do not want to receive:

Do you want to receive variegates yarns or solids only?

If you are interested in motifs made with other types of yarn (novelty yarns, etc.), please list:

Do you have any allergies that would prevent you from being partnered with someone (specific pet dander, smoke):

Please list potential allergens in your home or work area (specific pets, smokers):



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


Previous Rounds:
Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 3 (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=405105.0#axzz2QZPX2QVz)
Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 3 Gallery (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=407715.0)
Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 2 (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=333639.0)
Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 2 Gallery (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=336565.0)
Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 1 (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=309698.0)
Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 1 Gallery (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=312874.0)
Amazing Crochet Motif Swap (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=293026.0)
Amazing crochet Motif Swap Gallery  (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=297226.0)


Gallery--
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=424470.0#axzz2Vmehc5SK




Motifs made by craftADDchick for MareMare in round 3.


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (SU to Sun, May 19th, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on May 10, 2013 02:33:13 PM
Swappers:

1. MareMare--1
2. fantasticmio--1
3. craftADDchick--1
4. PixieVal--1 partner
5. pinkleo--2
6. deathbeforedishes--2

Partners

pinkleo <--> PixieVal
pinkleo <--> MareMare
deathbeforedishes <--> fantasticmio
deathbeforedishes <--> craftADDchick


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (SU to Sun, May 19th, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: fantasticmio on May 10, 2013 02:51:37 PM
Hey Mare!  You copy and pasted this from the 3rd round and forgot to change the 3's to 4's!


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (SU to Sun, May 19th, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on May 10, 2013 03:00:12 PM
Hey Mare!  You copy and pasted this from the 3rd round and forgot to change the 3's to 4's!

Thanks! :D


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (SU to Sun, May 19th, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: deathbeforedishes on May 10, 2013 03:25:29 PM
This sounds like fun!  What do people usually end up doing with the motifs they receive from the swap?  I have made a few flowers before to add to hair ties and such, but I was browsing through the old galleries and people mention curtains and blankets... I am a little perplexed as to how you can crochet different shapes into one bigger piece... google didn't help me much.  :P

I'd like to see or hear what all the other craftsterers do with them. :D


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (SU to Sun, May 19th, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on May 10, 2013 04:57:54 PM
This sounds like fun!  What do people usually end up doing with the motifs they receive from the swap?  I have made a few flowers before to add to hair ties and such, but I was browsing through the old galleries and people mention curtains and blankets... I am a little perplexed as to how you can crochet different shapes into one bigger piece... google didn't help me much.  :P

I'd like to see or hear what all the other craftsterers do with them. :D

Mine are in a box, I am going to make an EPIC blanket. Someday. ;D  It can get tricky to connect different pieces, but I think laying them out and working in sections with some creative joining would do it. There's a cool blanket somewhere on Craftster, let me try to find the link!


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (SU to Sun, May 19th, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on May 10, 2013 05:07:48 PM
Here's a couple that can give a few ideas:

https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=178328.0#axzz2SwBcF9HE

https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=340632.0#axzz2SwCE4Oms


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (SU to Sun, May 19th, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on May 10, 2013 07:20:21 PM
I'm going to be making a blanket, and I think I'll just do some random connecting... somehow...I think I'll be making it up as I go :)


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (SU to Sun, May 19th, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: deathbeforedishes on May 10, 2013 07:41:16 PM
Thanks! Those look really awesome!  I think I shall join. I've been wanting to make a crocheted blanket that's not just sc...  :D


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (SU to Sun, May 19th, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: koalascout on May 11, 2013 09:52:48 AM
Going to watch this for a bit and practice a couple of motifs first


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (SU to Sun, May 19th, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: PixieVal on May 14, 2013 02:23:45 PM
Oh yay! I've been waiting for a fun crochet swap to come back up that I wanted to join! I am in the process of assembling my massive blanket, and seeing I am quite a bit short, so this would be awesome! Sending in questionaire. :)


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (SU to Sun, May 19th, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on May 14, 2013 04:27:19 PM
I'm participating in the Summer Nerd Games (Team S & M... Science & Math, of course :) ), and I just proposed a "research project" based on my motif blanket. I said that I'd have it assembled by the end of July... Gulp!


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (SU to Sun, May 19th, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on May 14, 2013 05:33:43 PM
Wowzers! Go you!

And yayyyyy Val!


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (SU to Sun, May 19th, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on May 14, 2013 06:04:04 PM
Wowzers! Go you!

Now, I'm just hoping I can actually do it...


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (SU to Sun, May 19th, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on May 19, 2013 02:22:27 PM
This swap is closing tonight! deathbeforedishes, do you know if your package has been received in your other swap?


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (SU to Sun, May 19th, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: pinkleo on May 19, 2013 03:24:38 PM
Sent in my questionnaire!  How could I resist!?! ;D


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (SU to Sun, May 19th, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on May 19, 2013 03:29:30 PM
Yay! :D


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (SU to Sun, May 19th, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on May 19, 2013 04:35:13 PM
Sent in my questionnaire!  How could I resist!?! ;D

Hooray! And, perhaps you can bring me a few motifs closer to completing my research project! :)


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (SU to Sun, May 19th, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: deathbeforedishes on May 20, 2013 07:14:05 AM
I have finished two swaps, but I am awaiting feedback still.  :'(  The OWS Swap everyone has received from me as well as the stitch marker swap.  I just haven't been given my feedback.


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (SU to Sun, May 19th, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on May 20, 2013 08:25:36 AM
Have you pm'd the organizers and asked if they can give you feedback because you are waiting on another swap? That's perfectly acceptable to do once your package has been received. I totally spaced closing the swap last night (between watching my nephews and sewing, I didn't get back online!), will do so this afternoon to see if we can get you in!


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (SU to Sun, May 19th, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: deathbeforedishes on May 20, 2013 09:07:35 AM
I have an open spot! WootWoot!!  :D

Thanks for the advice about pm'ing them!


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on May 20, 2013 09:13:07 AM
Ok, this swap is closed, I'll have your partners out soonly! :D


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on May 20, 2013 10:11:39 AM
Ok guys, you should have your partner's info! For such a small amount of swappers that took me longer than expected to get it right :D


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: PixieVal on May 20, 2013 10:52:35 AM
YAY for partners, thanks MareMare! I get to start tonight when I go to my crocheting group!


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: pinkleo on May 20, 2013 03:45:42 PM
WOOHOO! Love my partners! :-*

:::ecstatically waves at MareMare and PixieVal:::

....Grabbing my hook and going on a stash dive tonight...8)


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on May 23, 2013 12:42:22 PM
Has anyone started yet? I was going to take this with me on vacation, but not fully decided yet. It might be easier (take up less room in my luggage) to take some needlework instead. And, in case I don't get back over here, I will be out of town from May 25th to June 1st. I'm not taking my laptop, but I might log on from my phone occasionally. I don't anticipate any problems, this swap is chalk full of mods and former mods! :D


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on May 23, 2013 03:04:50 PM
I don't anticipate any problems, this swap is chalk full of mods and former mods! :D

That should mean no flakers! :)

And, I haven't started yet, but I started looking for motifs to make. I'm trying to make motifs that I don't already have in my collection, since I always make a set for myself (the "first pancake" motif is the one I keep :) ). I need to go up and check out my yarn supply... I might have to do a little bit of stash feeding...


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on May 23, 2013 03:58:48 PM
I just did a little stash-diving and found 5 shades of purple yarn! Plus, I'm hoping to have at least one more color in the bin of yarn at school. I guess getting enough yarn colors for making Granny's Daughters paid off! Of course, this does mean that I don't need to shop for yarn :(


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: deathbeforedishes on May 23, 2013 04:04:56 PM
I haven't technically picked up my hook to begin, but I have a bunch of page numbers with book names all jotted down with ideas for colors and such... so I have a plan started... does that count? :D

I have a three day weekend ahead of me, so I have a feeling Monday will be spent outdoors crocheting while my girls play in the yard. I am pretty excited about that.


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on May 23, 2013 04:11:30 PM
That sounds like a nice day! I need to pull out my motif books...maybe order a new one, we'll see :D


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: fantasticmio on May 23, 2013 04:52:24 PM
I'm currently planning out what I'm going to make, but likely wont start crocheting until Monday-ish.


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on May 23, 2013 06:27:57 PM
It is supposed to rain here all weekend so, except for Saturday, I'll be spending my weekend crafting. It will definitely include some cozy time on the couch with hook and yarn! I lead such an exciting life ;D


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: PixieVal on May 23, 2013 11:31:40 PM
I started Monday, then went on hold for the week for finals. Now that I'm going to be on summer break, I have dates every evening next week with my DVR and hook! And i vote needlework for your suitcase.


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: pinkleo on May 24, 2013 09:11:03 AM
I've definitely started! ;D  I have only 1 more motif for each partner. 8)  So far, I have used all new to me patterns (which is now fueled deep desires to start even more projects!)  I am having a blast...how could I have missed so many rounds of this swap? 


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on May 24, 2013 03:51:53 PM
I found 2 more colors of purple in the yarn bin in my classroom! But, I may be taking a road trip to Hobby Lobby tomorrow anyway :)

I might dig out my newest motif book and whip up something tonight!


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on May 24, 2013 09:44:45 PM
Ok, guys, I'm heading out, I'll "see ya" when I get back on the 1st!


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on May 25, 2013 05:50:09 PM
Have a great vacation, MareMare!

Today, after a pancake breakfast at school, followed by a visit to the Russian Icon Museum to see a Matroyshka exhibit, I "kidnapped" my friend who was a "soccer widow" for the day, and took a road trip out to Hobby Lobby, where I added 3 more colors of purple yarn to my stash, plus a bunch of other crafty things, too. I think the only thing I bought that I could find somewhere else was a 4" embroidery hoop. All of the other items were classified as, "Oh, I've never seen one of these before- I think I need one!"

So now, since I didn't actually do anything productive last night (besides play with my new iPhone), I am going to really dig out my motif book(s) and use some of my purple yarn! :)


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on May 26, 2013 09:12:32 AM
Grrrr! I can't find my new motif book (this could be the universe telling me it's time to do a little bit of housecleaning...)! So, I did a bit of Googling and found 5 motifs to make (I bought 2 patterns on Etsy, even... yes, anything to avoid cleaning the house!). And, since they're all new patterns to me, I'm pretty sure I don't have them in my stack of motifs already! Hooray!

I actually do have a bit of housecleaning on my to-do list today, and I'll be doing that soon, and as a reward, I can crochet! Although I tend to be a "life is short, eat dessert first" kind of person, so I may crochet now, clean later ;D


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: pinkleo on May 26, 2013 02:06:38 PM
Ok, guys, I'm heading out, I'll "see ya" when I get back on the 1st!
Wishing you tons of FUN! 8)


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: PixieVal on May 27, 2013 09:35:58 PM
Hey guys quick question about the inches. Like do we lay all the motifs in a square and make sure it is 25x25? Or we measure each motif at its smallest point then add that together to 25? I'm bad when it comes to math so just want to make sure!! :)


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: fantasticmio on May 28, 2013 04:09:45 PM
The second one, Val.  Measure them individually. ^_^


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on May 28, 2013 04:56:15 PM
I usually stretch out a tape measure, lay the motifs along it at their narrowest width and see if it totals the require amount. That way, I don't have to add :)


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: deathbeforedishes on May 29, 2013 06:45:28 PM
I have one package all teady to go!  I am so happy. I hate to say that every single motif I made qualifies under a motif I've never made before as I am a newbie at reading patterns. (Dont worry, I picked other themes as well)  They all turned out so well though. Yipee!  Now to get to the post office, then start on my next package.  :D


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on May 29, 2013 06:52:50 PM
Holy cow, deathbeforedishes! You're quick! My hooks, yarn and patterns are teasing me, but I can't start for another week. In the meantime, I am picking out more patterns! And still hoping to locate my newest motif book...


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: PixieVal on May 29, 2013 09:43:24 PM
The second one, Val.  Measure them individually. ^_^
thanks! That was what I was thinking, but for some reason when I see numbers my brain shuts off, lol!


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: pinkleo on May 30, 2013 06:26:08 PM
I usually stretch out a tape measure, lay the motifs along it at their narrowest width and see if it totals the require amount. That way, I don't have to add :)
...so clever...to think I've been doing it where I had to use math :D ;D


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on May 30, 2013 06:40:06 PM
I usually stretch out a tape measure, lay the motifs along it at their narrowest width and see if it totals the require amount. That way, I don't have to add :)
...so clever...to think I've been doing it where I had to use math :D ;D

:)


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on June 01, 2013 11:39:41 PM
The second one, Val.  Measure them individually. ^_^
thanks! That was what I was thinking, but for some reason when I see numbers my brain shuts off, lol!

It's the English major in us :D

Oh, and I'm back! I did end up taking my cross stitch with me, so no crochet to show for my vaca, but I will get started soon. Maybe after I finish the snowman amigurumi the middle neph has been nagging me to finish....7 1/2 year olds can be so bossy!


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: deathbeforedishes on June 02, 2013 05:22:15 AM
I am done with the crafting, labeling and packing part of the swap, now comes the hardest part for me... actually getting my tushie down to the post office.  ;) That may take me a few days...


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on June 02, 2013 05:44:55 AM
Ouch! I haven't even picked up a hook! I am cramming to craft for another swap today, and then I have to work on the IYP Swap this week. I may be able to get some crocheting done next Saturday... It's going to be one of those weeks!

But, after next weekend, I will have more free time to crochet (as long as I don't let my end of term paper grading pile up... 4 weeks to go... ugh!).


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: deathbeforedishes on June 02, 2013 06:01:06 AM
Don't feel rushed!  :D  I just got out my motif books, and couldn't stop.  ;)  You have plenty of time and I am in no hurry to receive!

I have the IYP swap to work on too.  :D And I have to get my items for the SSS31 done and I just joined the Offer What You Have swap... so I understand how it feels to have a bunch to do! Craftster keeps me busy too!


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on June 02, 2013 06:09:03 AM
Don't feel rushed!  :D  I just got out my motif books, and couldn't stop.  ;)  You have plenty of time and I am in no hurry to receive!

I have the IYP swap to work on too.  :D And I have to get my items for the SSS31 done and I just joined the Offer What You Have swap... so I understand how it feels to have a bunch to do! Craftster keeps me busy too!

:)

At least my delay might give me time to find my motif books (I have a feeling they're all in a pile... sitting exactly where I left them after the last round of this swap! Now, if only I could remember where that is...). I did open up my copy of 75 Floral Blocks to Crochet and realized (because, apparently, I didn't pay any attention to the photos on the front) that all of the "blocks" are not square. So, I have a big stack of inspiration sitting right beside me... teasing me... tempting me...


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: pinkleo on June 06, 2013 02:23:15 PM
Checking In:  I still have one to go for each partner.  I've been either in HPC, Nerd Games, or madly crafting for IYP. ;D


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on June 06, 2013 02:27:30 PM
Next week is going to be my time for working on this...I've got my nephews this week and we've been going to the splash park every available second while it's sunny. In fact, the 5 yo and I just got back from it, we're going to pick his big brothers up from school and go back with them!

 I think I can finish up a quilt project this weekend, and then I'll be able to put that stuff away and get to my yarn....in theory ;)


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: deathbeforedishes on June 07, 2013 07:28:14 PM
craftADDchick received! :D  Yay!  I still need to get to the post office to send my international package. It's all ready to go, I just need to find a moment to sneak away from work or home to get it in the mail. ;)  I am hoping to send by Tuesday.


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: fantasticmio on June 08, 2013 08:20:13 AM
My update:  I've made three motifs and am at 28". Whoops!    


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on June 09, 2013 07:34:24 PM
My update:  I've made three motifs and am at 28". Whoops!   

LOL! :)

I'm still at 1... and at the rate things are going, I won't be working on them until next week, after I grade my projects for school. I'll be away for 2 days, and should have a big chunk of time to work on things. This weekend did not go as planned, so I didn't even have time to take photos of my motifs! Tomorrow night when I get home, I'll tackle that...


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on June 09, 2013 09:21:18 PM
I've got the gallery started! Sorry for the delay, crazy weekend around here :)

https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=424470.0#axzz2Vmehc5SK


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap Round 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: fantasticmio on June 11, 2013 12:02:26 PM
I'm finished my motifs!  Everything is all packaged up and waiting for me to get a chance to hit the post office - I'm hoping that will happen tomorrow, but it will happen by the end of the week for sure.

This is so exciting!


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on June 11, 2013 05:35:38 PM
I've got the gallery started! Sorry for the delay, crazy weekend around here :)

https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=424470.0#axzz2Vmehc5SK

LOL! I guess I'll have to take my pictures now :)  It's too late and dark to take them tonight (I am currently sitting on the sofa in the dark because both lamps have been moved to other rooms because it was faster than digging out a ladder to climb up and change the light bulbs... and I needed to do some work in those areas). I think I'll take them to school tomorrow to photograph them, but I can't post them until I get home. But I can post them in the dark... :)


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on June 13, 2013 06:03:00 PM
Sendouts are a week from tomorrow! I am getting cracking right now! :D


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on June 13, 2013 06:18:43 PM
I am behind on 2 other swaps, but one should be done tomorrow, and I can make a HUGE dent in the other one on Saturday. Then, I have a couple of days of down time (just have to grade some projects), so I can work on my motifs. My end of term grades are due on the 21st at midnight, but I'm hoping to be done on Thursday night. So, I'll be sending on Friday (Saturday morning at the latest).

I still only have 1 motif finished... But it's a pretty one :)


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on June 13, 2013 06:30:02 PM
I just found multiple copies of a couple different books. I vaguely remember losing 200 Crochet Blocks and buying a second copy...they were  both on my shelf today....


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: pinkleo on June 15, 2013 07:24:58 AM
I just found multiple copies of a couple different books. I vaguely remember losing 200 Crochet Blocks and buying a second copy...they were  both on my shelf today....
This sounds so much like me. :D


In swap news, now that my IYP is out the door, I can finally weave in ends. YAY! (yay for IYP being done, not so much weaving in ends.....should invite my mom over, she loves weaving in ends...hmmmm...note to self: invite mom over more often 8))


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: PixieVal on June 15, 2013 11:39:35 AM
I've been done over a week, so lazy about going to the post office! It will ship on Monday!!


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on June 15, 2013 11:41:25 AM
I just found multiple copies of a couple different books. I vaguely remember losing 200 Crochet Blocks and buying a second copy...they were  both on my shelf today....
This sounds so much like me. :D


In swap news, now that my IYP is out the door, I can finally weave in ends. YAY! (yay for IYP being done, not so much weaving in ends.....should invite my mom over, she loves weaving in ends...hmmmm...note to self: invite mom over more often 8))

My rule for myself is I have to weave in the ends when I finish a motif. Otherwise I will hate my past self when I go to do it later.

I've got 4 1/2 motifs done the last couple days by just working on it during tv shows. Figuring out the rest of what to make will be harder for me, I picked the obvious ones off the list first :D


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on June 15, 2013 01:21:35 PM
I finally got my fabric swap done (almost 2 weeks late :( ), but now I can concentrate on my IYP Swap (already a week late). But, I'm crocheting a hat for part of that (no spoilers, my partner knows), and a couple of easy little projects. I'll have some down time on Tuesday & Wednesday, and my crochet projects are coming with me. One of the items on today's to-do list is to get my yarn all packed up so I can take it with me easily. I've got to remember to print out/copy my patterns, too...

And, MareMare, I'm with you! I've learned that if I don't weave in the ends after each motif, it's a much dreaded task!

I still think I'll be sending on time (still hoping for Friday after school... as long as my grades are done by Thursday, I should be all set!).


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: PixieVal on June 21, 2013 03:12:39 PM
Sent! Now I just need to get my butt out of my nap bed and go get the dcn from the car!


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: pinkleo on June 21, 2013 04:50:04 PM
My packages are on there way! YAY! ;D


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on June 21, 2013 08:00:21 PM
I got my grades finished! With an hour and 10 minutes to spare! I'll be a crocheting fiend tomorrow. It'll help me take my mind off the fact that I'm being observed/evaluated on Monday, 3 days before school ends, on a mixed up schedule day... Oh, well. I'm not changing my plans... but I do have to type them out now...

But, crochet and craft happiness abounds this weekend! So, I expect to be sending on Monday!


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: MareMare on June 21, 2013 09:18:30 PM
I'm sending Monday too, I have just a few more to finish up...I got a lot done this week at the park while my nephews played! :D


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on June 22, 2013 08:31:13 AM
All of my practice motifs are finished! Ends woven in and everything. As much extra time as it takes, I'm glad I do them, because they help me to figure out a pattern, which makes the "official" motif go more quickly, and come out much better (plus, I get an extra set of motifs for myself :) ).

If I crocheted as quickly as fantasticmio, I could have them in the mail this afternoon! But, my relatively snail-like pace means they won't hit the mail until Monday. :D


Title: Re: Scavenger Hunt Crochet Motif Swap 4 (Sign-ups Closed, SO Fri, June 21)
Post by: craftADDchick on June 22, 2013 07:47:26 PM
My motifs are finished! I even blocked them :D I just need to label them and pack them up. I'll hit the PO on the way home on Monday.