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« on: February 13, 2011 11:02:52 PM »

Dust off your yarn and let's get playing![/size]
For those who are interested..."Ami" means knit/crochet in Japanese and "nuigurumi" means stuffed creature, so amigurumi is a stuffed knit/crochetted creature.  Well, that is simple and can mean just about anything from a bobomb in your pocket to the little hooked kitty sitting on your shelf.  Often cute or fanciful and not commonly large, amigurumi is an enjoyable craft with a nice finished product even for beginners.   

Amigurumi Addiction 2 Gallery

Some previous Ami Galleries:

~Amigurimi~ Gallery https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=289092.0
Anything Amigurumi I gallery: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=266505.0
Anything Amigurumi II GALLERY: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=310775.0
Amigurumi Addiction Gallery
  Amigurumi Addiction Tiny Edition Gallery

Where do you find patterns for amigurumi? All over the internet are quite a few sites that have free amigurumi patterns.  Some require registration, some don't.  Of course Craftster is my favorite. But here are a few that I have found.
http://craftlog.org/craftingjapanese/archives/amigurumi/ -a diverse site with a lot of pictures and some good links.
Craftster Crochet Pattern List

If you can't find what you are looking for, but really prefer a pattern, you might try this site.
 Etsy is always an option also, or just "wing" it.

Swap name: Amigurumi Addiction Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: goldfishpollywog
Sign-up date range: February 14 to March 7
Date to send item by: April 11

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): 25

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO
If so, which country?N/A

Additional Age requirement? No

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
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES

Details of swap:
In this swap we will be crocheting/knitting 1 medium or 2 smalls, we will have one month to complete the package for our partner and then we will send it by May 5th.   Not too stressful, but a load of fun!
You and your partner can always decide to exchange more, but this is all that you are required to do. Just okay any extras with your partner.  I don't want anyone feeling bad.

By Time
-Big = 3 or more hours
-Medium = 2 or more hours
-Small = 2 or less hours

By Price
-Big = $30 or more
-Medium = $10-$30 dollars
-Small = $10 or less

***Tracking numbers are required in this swap***
I ask that you please post in this thread and/or PM your organizer ( goldfishpollywog) to help keep this swap flake-free.  Should problems come up, please let me know as soon as you can. 

If you want to participate, please PM this information to the organizer before 23:59 CST on March 7th.  Happy Crafting!

Name of swap: Amigurumi Addiction 2
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?

Confirm that are at least 16 years old or, if not, that you have moderator approval(YES/NO)

List any wist, FOC favorites, or similar website.

Can you take photos of what you send and receive?

Will you post on this thread or PM your partner at least once a week?

Are you a beginner, average, or advanced maker of amigurumis? What level would you like to receive?

What is your favorite season?

Please list anything you are allergic to.

Please list any allergens that might be in your home or crafting area such as pets, smoke, fragrances...anything someone might be allergic to.

What are you favorite colors or color combinations?

Are there any colors or color combinations that you do not like?  If so, please list them.

What would you like an ami of?  Any favorites?

Is there anything that you would prefer NOT to receive?

Will the ami(s) need to be pet/child friendly?

Anything I left out that you would like your partner or myself to know?


Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.

 1. goldfishpollywog
 2. Tygermane
 3. deathrocker15 **Welcome New Swapper**
 4. mamarose22
 5. Alchamy513
 6. Brackish Potato
 7. sewarty
 8. neversaymichele
 9. AllyKitty**Welcome New Swapper**
10. LimeRiot
11. Annie220588
12. dfabbric
13. gnomedrops**Welcome New Swapper**
14. jexxican
15. fugzilla
16. Doodisgurl89
17. Smeddley
18. leika
19. Brookie5686
20. EssHaych
21. phnxreign99
22. Kaeleira
23. pkwj
24. Undersea-sun
25. ilovesnails

« Last Edit: April 11, 2011 07:42:19 PM by goldfishpollywog » THIS ROCKS   Logged

The Pin(trest) are mightier than the sword.

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« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2011 11:04:53 PM »

Tygermane <>Brackish Potato
sewarty <> EssHaych
pkwj <> gnomedrops
Undersea-sun <> dfabbric
mamarose22 <> neversaymichele
ilovesnails <> Kaeleira Annie220588 <> jexxican
Smeddley <> AllyKitty
deathrocker15 <> fugzilla
Alchamy513 <> phnxreign99
LimeRiot <> Doodisgurl89
leika <> Brookie5686
Sent, Sent & Received, Received, Late w/Communication, Contact goldfishpollywog immediately

« Last Edit: May 03, 2011 09:45:40 PM by goldfishpollywog » THIS ROCKS   Logged

The Pin(trest) are mightier than the sword.

« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2011 11:31:53 PM »

I really wish I know how to crochet right now, it's on my to do list Tongue but I'll be stalking this thread Cheesy

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« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2011 01:48:50 AM »

Wish i could join, but i guess i prefer stalking the gallery Tongue

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« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2011 05:11:29 AM »

I am totally joining this! I'll probably end up sending in the questionnaire really soon even though I said I'd wait to sign up for anything. I don't want to miss out, the last round was one of my favorite swaps ever!

« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2011 07:19:59 AM »

3 weeks for SUs. I'm going to wait until I get my other 2 swaps sent out to SU then. I should make it, I think the SO dates are about the same as this SU, but we'll see.

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« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2011 08:18:01 AM »

I signed up! My other swaps ought to be done by the time this starts.

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« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2011 02:58:06 PM »

Sent in my questionare!!  Can't wait for this to start!!!  Love me some Ami goodness!!!

Ashley G.
« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2011 06:55:45 PM »

I'm excited about this. Will be sending in my questionnaire soon Smiley

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« Reply #9 on: February 14, 2011 08:41:33 PM »

Brackish Potato

Y'all are officially approved! Cheesy

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