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Sweet Nothing Swap

It’s been a while since there was any kind of fun around here. Don’t you think it’s about time for a swap? Just in time for Valentine’s Day:


The Sweet Nothing Swap

This is a fast, inexpensive swap. You’ll pick your favorite knitting notion(s)* and send that plus a Valentine to your Sweet Nothing Partner. The spending cap for this swap is $10. These are ‘sweet nothings’ after all – no need to get carried away! For this exchange, you’ll have an upstream (the person that treats you) and a downstream (the person that you treat) partner for a total of two new friends.

To simplify things, I’ve made a handy web form for participants:

Sign ups will be open until January 31, partners will be assigned the first weekend in February and all Sweet Nothings should be mailed on or before February 8 so that they arrive in time for Valentine’s Day. Easy-peasy.

Need the link to the form one more time?

*For the purposes of this swap, let’s define ‘notion’ as: an object that enables or enhances the knitting experience. Needles, yarn needles, stitch markers, row counters, gauge finders, pom pom makers, safety pins, buttons, stitch holders, needle rolls, sticky notes, magnifying glasses, organizers, awesome things that I have never seen or even thought of, and tiny boxes/tins to hold all of the above (with or without candy still inside). Some of my favorite notions are safety pins and paper clips, so objects not specifically designed for knitting are perfectly fine. If the use isn’t obvious, just be sure to explain!

Valentine’s is for…Sweets

I have a sweet nothing for you.

The Sweeties pattern is free all day for my blog readers! Leave a comment on this post (something like “I don’t know how I have lived without this pattern!” or “MINE MINE!”) with a viable email address and I will attach the PDF to my reply.

I’ll close comments about this time tomorrow morning so you can have time to tell your friends.

Or don’t tell them and make them jealous. Your call.

Now go eat some chocolate. That’s what Valentine’s Day is all about right?