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Monday, March 19, 2007

April Color Swap: Neutrals

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Here is your announcement for April. I've been getting some sign ups already, but hadn't posted here. I will be out of town next week, so I will take a little longer to get assignments to everyone. The deadline for this sign up is March 26th at 12:01 a.m. That is Sunday night. I will have assignments sent out by the 4th of April.

If you wish to sign up, send me an email with your full name, mailing address, email address that you check regularly, and blog url. This is open to knitters worldwide, but I am going to make a big effort to pair people within the same nation or at least continent, since there is only a month in which to allow for something to arrive. I am going to limit the swap to the first 50 respondents. Please feel free to spread the word about this, though.

The first thing to come to mind in terms of color is, of course, yarn, but please don't limit yourself to that. Handmade cards, candles, soaps, bath salts, stationery, candies, chocolates, knitterly tools or gadgets, knitting themed accessories and roving/fiber for those who are spinners as well are all good idea for gifts. Knitting something for someone would be a lovely gift. Including shipping, the minimum price for this swap should be considered at $25 (remember, that includes shipping and any packaging). I know how difficult it is to determine the monetary value of something handmade, or handspun or hand dyed, and I do not consider those things as cheap, but please keep in mind a general sense of the price of the package being sent. Participants should expect to receive one package and to send out one package for each round of the swap. Packages should arrive by the end of each month, preferably earlier.

Remember that registration for April ends 12:01 a.m. March 26, 2007 and the color theme is Neutrals.

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I sent an email several weeks ago for April, hope you got it. Cheryl
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