Sunday, February 04, 2007

Secret Pal 10 questionaire

1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? soft wool (must be at least 50% wool), 100% cotton

What fibers do you absolutely *not* like? mohair or acrylic, rough itchy wool

2. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in? bag

3. How long have you been knitting & how did you learn? 4-5 years. A friend taught me & I then participated in weekly knitting classes at my local yarn store.
Would you consider your skill level to be beginner, intermediate or advanced? intermediate

4. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list? no

5. What's your favorite scent? lemon, lavendar

6. Do you have a sweet tooth? yes
Favorite candy? milk chocolate

7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? I hand dye sock yarn to sell on ebay to pay tuition for my 2 daughters, I sew & I do scherenschnitte (a type of papercutting)
Do you spin? no

8. What kind of music do you like? Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? (if your buddy wants to make you a CD) I like sheryl crow, fleetwood mac, linda rondstat

9. What's your favorite color(s)? red, dark orange, burgundy, wine
Any colors you just can't stand? yellow, black, white, green

10. What is your family situation? married for 12 years with 3 daughters.
Do you have any pets? no

11. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos? yes to all of these.

12. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit? I love to knit all things.

13. What are you knitting right now? socks for the family, winter stuff.

14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts? absolutely

15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? both
Bamboo, aluminum, plastic? all but plastic

16. Do you own a yarn winder and/or swift? yes

17. How old is your oldest UFO? 3 years: a pinwheel baby blanket.

18. What is your favorite holiday? Christmas.

19. Is there anything that you collect? miniatures, fairies, gnomes, elves, amethyst

20. Any books, yarns, needles or patterns out there you are dying to get your hands on? I would love to have the sheep lace shawl pattern.
What knitting magazine subscriptions do you have? mostly all of them

21. Are there any new techniques you'd like to learn? not really

22. Are you a sock knitter? yes
What are your foot measurements? ladies size 6 shoe, 9 inches foot measures

23. When is your birthday? June 28th