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Nerd Swap

I joined a online group on Ravelry.com that xtrainingwheels started called Nerd Swaps. The rules are you sign up for the swap and you are assigned a partner. You make a handmade item and send it to your partner with a edible treats, a ball of yarn, and something other misc. item. The theme of this swap was 'fairy tales'

Here is what I made!
The partner I got said that she like Alice in Wonderland so I made her a Mad Hatter's hat! Here is a better shot of the hat.

This is what I got back!

My partner chose to do a Sleeping Beauty swap gift for me. She made a shawl in a similar style to Princess Aurora’s from the Disney movie. She included a drop spindle with two small bags of rovings, a brown skein of yarn, and a super cute rose ring. And gummies! They were delicious! She also included a lovely handwritten note with a Aurora watermark showing her wearing her shawl. I thought the drop spindle was a nice little touch for a Sleeping Beauty package.

You can’t tell from the picture, but the shawl is beautifully crocheted and is lovely soft and squishy. I am wearing the ring today, even though it really doesn't match my outfit, haha.



Jun. 21st, 2012 01:40 am (UTC)
LOL It's not so much taking up knitting that's the problem, it's taking up knitting and doing something with it. I've had a project on needles for at least a year and a half now, and it's just a simple rectangle... *sheepish grin*