Secret santa anyone?

I know we’ve done all sorts of secret themes, but I have yet to see a secret santa???
I have to admit, I SOOO cannot be the leader or coordinate this, but I thought I would put it out as an idea. At work we just make sure that everyone that signs up has a partner. I am sure that some of you wonderful theme swappers could figure this all out.
What do you all think?

Sounds good to me. I m IN.

anyone else ??

I’m in making a list already

I would love to join this, but will admit I am not quite sure how these work in a group like this.

I’m interested, but I’d be a little nervous–I don’t know how to make things in the round yet, so my contribution might be a little boring. Anybody with an idea of what to send?

I may be in…I am not sure if I have time to knit something (lots of Christmas projects) BUT if it’s like the theme swap where we purchase the materials for a project and send it all to our teased and tortured partener…I can TOTALLY rationalize that:-)

I’m with Laura D. I’ve got way too many knitting projects going on right now for my own purposes and being a slow knitter, well, either my partner or my family would end up lacking come the holidays. LOL. Materials and the like, however, I could see enjoying again!

Additionally, on another thread, we’ve been discussing a stitch marker exchange. Any interest in something of that sort from you guys?

What about a color theme swap with materials? People could list a color or color family (Aqua or Purples or Rainbow) and that could be the theme. We are all so busy at this time of the year that making one more thing might be yard. My best friend’s rule on presents is “Materials and supplies go much further than finished goods.” You want to make her happy? Give her a pound of glass rods or gouache paints.

I had been thinking the suprise theme swap type of thing, not making stuff. Gosh:passedout:that would kill me this time of year! I just thought it would be fun to have someone to buy for for xmas or get something fun in the mail. Not too extravagent or anything, $ tight for everyone at xmas! Maybe we could do the color theme thing, I know everyone has a favorite color (or 2):muah:

So… we wanna do this? I like the idea of doing a color theme. I also think that, as we did for the Surprise Theme Swap, having budget categories is a WISE thing.

Now, for a secret santa swap, can we arrange to have the UPS man deliver our packages wearing a santa suit? Hee hee.

Anyone want to coordinate this swap? I would be more than willing to do so, if there isn’t someone else that wants to take the reins. Just let me know! I can have the questionaire out pdq and we can start taking names for the swap.

Hey Astonh! If you want to take the “reins” ha ha feel free! I have never coordinated one of these things, but if you want help or such let me know.
I like the idea of a price category thing. I wish I could get the UPS man to wear a santa suit. Then I would know he was coming with MY goodies!:yay:

Well as far as it being a “secret santa” maybe we could decorate the box in CHristmas paper and such…stuff it in a stocking from Michael’s or something cute like that.

Color theme would be good and budgets with the Holiday’s coming up is a good idea too.

Maybe something with colored stitch markers, yarn and a set of needles? A free pattern?

“take the ‘reins’”… you guys never cease to kill me. :roflhard:

Well, that said, I’d be honored to be your “coordinator” for this swap. Give me a couple day or so to get it together and I’ll put out a post for the Secret Santa Swap!

oooohhhh…this is going to be FUN!

I think we had decided that NoBones was going to be running a swap around the holiday season and that she had some great ideas for it.

Just an FYI.

I would love to get in on this, and long as no one minds sending things to an FPO AE box.

I am new to this but would love to participate! Count me in!

Couple of things…

I’ve done this before. I’ve found it to be no different than mailing to any other US domestic address, so I wouldn’t worry about this.

  1. Due to BostonBecca’s comment that NoBones was already scheduled to do a holiday swap, I’ve sent NoBones an email about this as I don’t want to step on anyone’s toes and/or offend anyone. I’ll let you know what I find out asap. Either way, there will be a swap (or more?) going on for the holidays!

Count me in. I’m a sucker for Christmas!! Already got some presents bought!!

Glad we found out about Nobones! I had no idea and now there will be the more the merrier, or more swaps the merrier!:muah:
I mail to FPO boxes fine, I wouldn’t worry about that either.

Yeah, this sounds like fun. I would like to do something like this, but someone would have to tell me how it works as this would be my first swap!!!

Fun, fun, fun!!!