Woolswapper Reviews

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I love joining woolswap. So nice to meet fellow knitters and try out yarn etc from their country. Some I only talk with that one time when we are woolswap partners, and some I still stay in touch with. It is an amazing opportunity to meet other knitters, but also to try out new yarn.

Torunn    July 4, 2019   Norway   
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Woolswap is a great way to meet like minded makers, all around the globe. This is my first experience with any type of fiber exchange and I am so pleased I signed up for an entire year of six swaps. I will definitely be signing up for the new season.
How fun it is to receive gorgeous yarn from different locations? Not to mention the pretty dishtowels from New Zealand or Greece of Virginia. People say, "Nice bag" and I say "It was a gift from my Woolswap Partner."
It isn't just the exchange of a package of goodies(which is super), Woolswap is a way to be introduced to interesting people who live thousands of miles away but share an interest. You follow one another on Instagram, Ravelry and Facebook. You get to know one anther virtually. Learn about each other's families and it just broadens one's perspective.
Woolswap is a wonderful community of creative people. I find it inspiring. The ongoing friendships is an excellent benefit of Woolswap/
I enjoy making purchases and selections for my partner. Hoping to surprise and please them with the well considered choices I make for them is quite satisfying. So far it seems no one has been disappointed. HOORAY for WOOLSWAP! and all the hard work Gayle does to make it happen so smoothly for us all! Thank you.

Ruth Ella Hendricks    July 1, 2019   Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA   
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I love joining in things that are close to me. So it was a no brainer for me to join in wool swap. I love chatting and getting to know my partner so I can pack a package that’s just right for that person. It’s also brings that bit of joy receiving some snail mail to our letter box.

Elizabeth Toohey    June 27, 2019   Tasmania, Australia   
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I really love getting to participate in Woolswap. This was my first time, and I feel like it went great! My partner and I were able to get to know each other, and I learned a lot. I also received yarn and related items that I would never splurge on for myself. It was an all-around great experience, and I can't wait to be able to do it again!

Cassandra Waldron    June 22, 2019   Tennessee, United States   
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I LOVE participating in Woolswap! It’s so much fun to curate a package for your partner, I like to shop local handmade businesses so I can send my partner a taste of the Calgary fibre community and include items from my favourite shops. Receiving a package is so exciting, finding items inside that were selected just for you is an incredible feeling, it makes each item extra special. The best part is making a new friend!

Rose    May 27, 2019   Calgary/Canada   
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I was paired with an amazing woman in Norway who spoiled me beyond belief! I am so blessed to have been paired with her and made a new friend. I can’t wait to find the perfect patterns for me extra special yarns from Norway and Germany. She nailed it and sent the perfect package. If you are considering Woolswap, take the leap and join!

Katie Goodhart    May 6, 2019   Montana USA   
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I have taken part in a couple Woolswaps and look forward to taking part whenever possible. I love it because I have gotten to know new people with similar interests. Also, I have been introduced to new yarns that I would never know about otherwise. I continue to communicate with the swappers I have been paired with.

Suzanne Bartlett    May 5, 2019   Maryland, USA   
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I’ve absolutely loved participating in Woolswap. I’ve met fiber friends around the world. It’s so much fun putting together packages that fit my partners’ interests while also reflecting my style and hometown. And then I get amazing things in return. Couldn’t be happier!!

Sari Holt    February 28, 2019   Baltimore, MD, USA   
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I join the Woolswap project because I realized I wanted to experience the Christmas miracle outside of this celebration. Get a surprise gift, both kids and adults love it. 🙂 It was a great pleasure for me to write to my Woolswap partner to plan what to add to the packet to send. As part of the project, when I received a sermon, I had the opportunity to test the yarn I hadn't used before.

Gunita Vucane    February 24, 2019   Latvia   
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I'm pretty shy and nervous about trying new things but I'm so glad I gave woolswap a chance! My matches have been spot on and I
really like that woolswap encourages communication and friendship with your matched partner. It has been so much fun meeting fellow knitters from around the world and trying new things 🙂 thank you

Courtney Lore    February 20, 2019   MUSCATINE