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Dishcloth Exchange

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Swap Coordinator:nannylor (contact)
Swap categories: Knitting  Crocheting 
Number of people in swap:35
Location:Other
Type:None
Last day to signup/drop:October 31, 2006
Date items must be sent by:November 15, 2006
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

This is a swap to exchange dishcloths. Each participant will either knit or crochet one dishcloth to send to their exchange partner, along with a postcard from where they live.

Discussion

user2850 10/ 3/2006 #

SWAPPERS BEWARE...there is concern out there that many of the swappers are being USED! Good Luck receiving anything. The idea of "give and you shall receive" is not working for Swap-Bot. I've tried two swaps...(sent my swaps) and it is long past the deadline, I've received nothing!!!

todsahonchik 10/ 4/2006 #

kind of sad, isn't it? I have been shafted on my last 3 swaps. I was even shafted by the swap organizer. On the other hand, I've received some wonderful stuff! Especially from international swappers. Maybe its still worth a go.

kcfroglady 10/ 4/2006 #

I do not know how to make the dish clothes but would love to have some as the ones I currently have are all tattered and have definately seen better days! Would anyone care to trade some handmade cards for a dish cloth or two?

I think you can click on my name to get in touch with me :0)

user3737 10/15/2006 #

Is it okay if we don't use fancy yarn? Would plain yarn be okay?

Spangle 10/16/2006 #

I would think plain yarn would be best - you want something reasonably hard-wearing that's going to stand up well to lots of hot soapy water, and being thrown in the wash often. Most hand-worked dishcloths I've seen are just done in cotton. Cheers, Miriam

user2661 10/30/2006 #

How big are these dishcloths? I've been meaning to try making them for ages and this is just what I need to get going.

I've also been shafted by swappers but have also had some amazking packages. Socks the rock sock yarn on saturday for instance.... how lucky am I?!

todsahonchik 10/31/2006 #

I downloaded a dishcloth knit pattern from the web and used cotton yarn. Had fun but had to tear it out 3 times in order to get the pattern right.

Cassandra 11/ 3/2006 #

what is the normal size of a dish cloth as I have never knitted one?

Cakers 11/ 5/2006 #

Hi folks - I am aware of 2 people who I think shouldn't be allowed in swaps but I'm not going to list their names here. If you are a coordinator of a swap you can email me and we can talk about it.

suttonjp 11/11/2006 #

Sending mine out today to Pittsburgh, PA. I also received 2 nice dishclothes from MT. Thanks.

user4282 11/13/2006 #

I recieved mine today- Just wonderful! Thanks to Lixie for taking the time to check my profile- You did a great job!

crweixelman 11/14/2006 #

Got mine today from Patty! I love that it's orange. And thanks for the other little gifts too. :)

KarlaKC 11/15/2006 #

Just sent mine off this afternoon, Wednesday, Nov. 15! Get ready Tasha!

user2525 11/16/2006 #

I will be sending mine out in the morning.

Thanks

Casey

todsahonchik 11/21/2006 #

Teresa Gum, whoever you are! Thanks for the beautiful crocheted washcloth! What was the name of the yarn you used? Been looking for variegated cotton. Thanks again! Tod

Wickett6029 11/21/2006 #

I'm glad you liked it, Tod-- I loved the colors also! :-) I don't remember the name of the color, but it is Knit CroSheen (spelled wrong, I know, but you get the idea, lol) and I got it at my local Hobby Lobby--they had colors that I'd never seen before, so I grabbed a bunch!!

Wickett6029 11/22/2006 #

Just wanted to correct myself since I posted the previous note at work....when I got home, I saw that the name brand of the yarn was "Peaches and Cream" (cotton yarn) instead of Knit CroSheen. Just wanted to let you know so you don't go searching for the wrong thing!

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