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« on: April 18, 2008 08:26:58 PM »

Swap name: For Hooker's Only Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: DesignVigilante
Co-organizer: SummerGirlfriend
Sign-up date range: Friday, April 18th - Friday May 2nd
Date to send item by: Friday, June 6th

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

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO

Age requirement?

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

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 13 years old: YES

Details of swap:
If you are a hooker, then this swap is for you! This swap is for crocheters of all ages, skill levels,
and techniques.

You will be required to send One Medium item and at least Five small items. I would prefer if you tried to
send at least 10 small items but if you can't five is the minimum. Supplies and Hooker Pride items are highly

Here is a more detailed explaination of the requirements:
1 medium
must be crafted;
Suggestions: WIPs bag, yarn container crafted not store bought, hook roll;

5 smalls required, 10 smalls preferred
does not need to be crafted;
1 small = 1 brand new hook, 3 used hooks, 1 skein of store bought yarn that costs less than $7, 2 skeins of store bought yarn that costs less than $2, 1 set of stitch markers minimum 5 markers per set, store bought accessories like row counters that cost a combined total for less than $5 meaning if u buy 2 row counters for $1 each and then buy a pack of those plastic stitch markers for $2.99 those three items count as one small because they're so small and were so cheap
2 smalls = 2 brand new hooks, 6 used hooks, 1 skein of store bought yarn that costs more than $7 but less than $15, 1 set of stitch markers if they were say bought on etsy and cost more than $5, 1 set of hand made stitch markers with more than 5 to a set, a store bought yarn container like the ones u can get at walmart or michaels for between $6-$9, Most things that cost between $7 and $15.
3 smalls = 3 brand new hooks, 9 used hooks, 1 skein of store bought yarn that costs more than $15, 1 skein of hand dyed or hand spun yarn at least 90 yards, set of hand made crochet hooks at least 3 hooks to a set, set of store bought crochet hooks at least 5 to a set, a crochet hook roll or hook case that is not your medium item, a WIPs or supplies bag that is not your medium item, and most things that cost above $15.

Name of swap
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name
Mailing address including the country
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
(please do not say you're willing to ship overseas without first researching the cost.)
Confirm that are at least 13 years old (yes/no)
What is your age? (you may approximate this if u prefer, like 20s or 30s)
Do you have any allergies? (ex. smoke, wool, etc)*new question

Are you opposed to getting "extras" for whatever reason? (meaning do you not want a partner to send more than the
Are you planning on giving "extras"?
Are you opposed to getting "used" things? (like used hooks)

Do you have a ravelry account? if so, what is your user name?
Do you have a wist? If so, post a link here.

How long have you been crocheting?
Would you consider yourself beginner, intermediate, or advanced?
What are your favorite things to crochet? (ie. hats, bags)
Are there any hooks you want or need in particular? (ex. "G"hook, speed hook, tunisian hook)
If you would like to receive hooks, would you prefer to receive plastic, aluminum, or wood?
If you would like to receive hooks, do you have a preferred brand? (ex. boye, susan bates) *new question
Do you need storage for your hooks? (ex. hook roll, case, tin to hold ur extra hooks)
Do you need any crochet supplies? (ex. row counter, stitch markers)
Would you like any bags, purses, or pouches for your wips or supplies?
Would you like to receive vintage patterns?
Would you like any Hooker Pride things? (ex. "hooker" t-shirt)
Would you like to receive thread, yarn, or both?
What type of yarns or threads would you like to recieve?
what type of yours or threads would you NOT like to receive?
Which colors would you like for YARN or THREAD?

In general...
what are your favorite colors?
What are your favorite color-schemes?
what are your favorite design patterns? (ex. squares, plaid, polka dots)
Do you have a significant other?
Do you have children?
Do you have pets?
Anything you do not want to receive:
What are some things you'd like to make for yourself but never have enough time to do?
Do you wear hair accessories?
Do you wear jewelry/other accessories?

SIZES (If you feel uncomfortable divulging this information, you may leave the sizes blank and only share them with your partner)
preferred necklace length:
hips (where you would wear a belt):
head (around, like where you would wear a headband):

Anything else you want your partner to know?


Also remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.

Participants List:
Group 1Group 2
1. Tanzie1. Bugaboo1
2. CrochetAdikt2. DesignVigilante
3. fantasticmio *First Swap3. Shoegirl
4. bperry042 4. Midnight7649
5. SilentMynerva5. Kurtzie
6. moonshae *First Swap6. lootyaj
7. SummerGirlfriend7. mlookyloo1 *First Swap
8. SalutingMagpies *First Swap8. cat9
9. irasema9. motleycruiser
10. pinkleo10. JustCheeky *First Swap
11. k-roc11. UMHERIED
12. tattooedcrafter12. uknowuluvit
13. kitschkween13. gsdbooks
14. tcha34514. MEshelltakeone
15. Meganlorraine15. hotfudge
16. gothchics16. alexandraf *first swap
17. ckchan17. Beanaboosdesign *first swap
18. endlessly_intricate18. pjherbert

Partners List:
Group - DesignVigilante
Tanzie + CrochetAdikt
SilentMynerva + GothChics
SummerGirlfriend + Pinkleo
kitschkween + SalutingMagpies
tcha345 + moonshae
Meganlorraine + ckchan
k-roc + fantasticmio   
endlessly_intricate + tattooedcrafter
bperry042 + irasema

Group - SummerGirlfriend
DesignVigilante + Bugaboo1
shoegirl + Lootyaj
UMHERIED + midnight7649
uknowuluvit + alexandraf
kurtzie + MEshelltakeone
gsdbooks + hotfudge
pjherbert + mlookyloo1
cat9 + beanaboosdesign
justcheeky + motleycruiser


« Last Edit: June 04, 2008 04:04:12 PM by DesignVigilante » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2008 11:13:09 PM »

I'm gonna join this one. Just trying to finish up a couple of things and I'll get signed up shortly.  Gonna take a little while to fill out the questionaire too, lol.
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« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2008 11:26:41 PM »

just sent in my questionaire!

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« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2008 12:05:07 AM »

Sent mine in too! This will be fun YAY!

« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2008 04:58:47 AM »

I'll hopefully be able to sign up for this!   Grin

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« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2008 06:11:30 AM »

I just sent mine idea. It took me awhile to fill out because I was trying to give good suggestions so that my partner wouldn't have to guess what I like. Smiley
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2008 07:09:16 AM »

I really want to sign up and i JUST finished my 2nd swap but in my profile it's still listed as 'in progress', so hopefully i'll get approved!!  Smiley

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« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2008 08:40:42 AM »

I might have to sign up for this as soon as i finish the other swaps I'm in I am definatly signing up for this one

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« Reply #8 on: April 19, 2008 08:41:44 AM »

I'm in! I'm new! I'm excited! I've had too much caffeine today!!!

« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2008 10:35:39 AM »

I just sent in my info.  I'm really excited about this swap!!  I've already got some ideas of things to make.

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