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Crocheted Charm Swap

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Crocheted Charm Swap
Group:Natural Fiber Crocheters
Swap Coordinator:Saulute (contact)
Swap categories: Crocheting 
Number of people in swap:2
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:September 24, 2011
Date items must be sent by:October 15, 2011
Number of swap partners:2
Description:

The challenge for this swap will be to crochet something very tiny - 1 inch crocheted charms, that your partners can use for attaching to a bracelet or a necklace. You will have 2 partners and will make 3 charms to each (6 totally.) Because of the size, cotton embroidery floss works really well for this project. And embroidery floss comes in so many colors!
Charms can be the same, but in different good looking together colors, or they can be different. They can be crocheted beads, carrots, smileys, animals, flowers(not flat though- we want some dimention). Let's play!

Discussion

sagesparrow 09/ 7/2011 #

Another way to make very small things -- search for tiny crochet on ravelry, find a pattern, then use fingering yarn with a 2mm crochet hook -- this will make a tiny pattern mini.

Saulute 09/10/2011 #

Thank you,sagesparrow, for great tips!

sagesparrow 09/11/2011 #

Tiny bear charm. http://minaraks.blogspot.com/2010/02/amigurumi-emoticon-bear-pin-brooch.html

sagesparrow 09/11/2011 #

Tiny cloud charm. http://www.homemadezenshop.com/2008/10/happy-sad-cloud-pin-free-pattern.html

sagesparrow 09/11/2011 #

Butterfly charm. http://mylittlecitygirl.com/2010/01/papillon-crocheted-pin-free-pattern/

sagesparrow 09/11/2011 #

Tropical flower charm. http://mycrochetstuff.blogspot.com/2010/04/tropical-flower-pin-free-crochet.html

sagesparrow 09/11/2011 #

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/search#craft=crochet&query=miniature&view=captioned_thumbs&availability=free&sort=best A bunch of miniature patterns. Remember you can make them smaller by using fingering yarn and a small hook, rather than worsted weight....

sagesparrow 09/11/2011 #

Here's one that's already tiny and so cute: http://crochetingcrab.blogspot.com/2009/01/miniature-pie.html

Saulute 09/11/2011 #

So many choices!

sagesparrow 10/ 8/2011 #

SORRY I had to drop this swap. My boss called me on Friday, and I had to be in California on Monday. I hope you do this again, or if you'd like a private swap...

Saulute 10/18/2011 #

Yes, of course. Let's do a private one.

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