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I participated in two Bits of Goodness swaps last month and I always love sharing what we get in our return packages.  

First up is the Baby Swap.  Since I love babies, and I love gnome hats...that's what I made!  I had some gorgeous Rowan bulky wool and some Bolero wool, so these knit up quickly...  


I made the hostess a small aviator bonnet since she was due with her baby soon.  These caps fit newborns so sweetly!

Don't mind the dingy photos below.  I had to take the pictures at night since I planned on using some of these as Christmas gifts and I have quite a few nosy little girls wandering around all day!
Here's what we got in exchange:

Knit teether/rattle by Claudia B.

Knit eggplant by Deb N.

Doll/rattle by Priscilla M.

Felt baby toy cube by Lacey G.

Linen/cotton tag blankie by Kelly O.



Next up was the Bath Swap.  I knit these soap holders.  I always prefer solid soap in the bath/shower, but hate it when it gets set down on the tub edge or the counter.  These knit bags remind the girls (and Daddy) that the soap has a home of its own to go to when you're done with it.





Here's the bath time goodness we got back in return:

A bathmit and a washcloth.
These were both made by the talented Kelly O.

A sweet set of bath salts and a matching washcloth, untagged (don't know who made it!).

Bathsalts (untagged).

A felted soap, we just love the cloud and rain drops design (untagged).

How about you?  Have you participated in any swaps lately?

6 comments:

  1. What wonderful swap items! Can't wait for my first swap through Bits of Goodness :-) I've already started getting ready! Warmly, Kelly

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  2. Oh wow, what at wonderful collection of handmade treasures:))

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  3. The felted soap was me! I'm glad you could tell what the design was! You should feel special to own a one-of-a-kind item as I will NEVER make those again. Not to my taste at all (to do; I like them and may buy some).

    Molly
    chickadeechatter.blogspot.com

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  4. Kelly - looking forward to seeing your creations!

    Molly - I know! Felted soaps are hard, but worth it!
    xoxo

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  5. Oh my goodness - those are BUNDLES of goodness. And I just LOVE your gnome hats!

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  6. Wonderful crafty swaps.Loved each of them.

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