Why I love swaps!

February 11, 2008 at 7:09 pm 1 comment

Private swaps, or organized swaps, regardless, they are always fun! I did a private swap with knitpixie on Ravelry. Traded my Two Balls or Less and One Skein book for some hand-dyed sock yarn and a copy of a printed pattern. Now, she had sent me a picture of the yarn after it was dyed to make sure that I would like it. Now I know why the internet does not do pictures of yarn justice. This yarn is hand-dyed BFL sock yarn and is so soft, so yummy, and so beautiful! The color is exactly what I wanted. To go along with my gorgeous yarn, she also made me some gorgeous stitch markers. Loving the fact that they match my yarn. So pretty! Looks like I got some knitting to do tonight! Can’t wait either.

Ravelry Swap ~Received~
The pattern is Pulsations Socks from Spunky Hats. A little more lace-y than what I’m use to but I think that they are absolutely beautiful! Besides, I’m always up for a challenge.
RavelrySwap ~Received~
Then she spoiled me with beautiful (matching) stitch markers. Love them!
Ravelry Swap BFL Hand Dyed Sock Yarn ~Received~
Another picture of the yarn because I just can’t get enough of it. I feel like some evil villian and the yarn is my cat because I’m sitting here (typing this) petting my yarn.
Thank you so much again knitpixie! Everything is beautiful!

Entry filed under: in the mail.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. PJS  |  February 12, 2008 at 6:25 am

    looks great, cant wait to see the socks you get from it.


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