Monday, October 02, 2006

Secret Pal 9 Questionnaire

1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like? I love Superwash wool for socks! I love opal sock yarn and Regia Bamboo yarn for socks and pretty much anything else for socks (I use either size 1 or 0 needles)....and I love self striping yarn! I don't really like anything acrylic....

2. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in? I have a circular needle holder that hangs up, my Addi's are in their original bags, I need something for my straights....

3.How long have you been knitting & how did you learn? Would you consider your skill level to be beginner, intermediate or advanced? I have been knitting for about a year. I learned from the Stich n Bitch book and knittinghelp.com so I am self-taught. I consider myself to be between beginner and intermediate.

4. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list? Not at this time.

5. What's your favorite scent? (for candles, bath products, etc.) I am allergic to anything raspberry scented and also allergic to plumeria and eucalyptus. I like dessert scents, like pumpkin pie, coffee, maple....

6. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy? Yes! I love anything chocolate(except dark chocolate) and I also love maple stuff,,,

7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? Do you spin? I sew Waldorf dolls and I scrapbook and make cards with rubber stamps

8. What kind of music do you like? Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? (if your buddy wants to make you a CD) I love Jason Mraz (but I think I have all of his work)...big fan of John Mayer (again I have most of his stuff) and broadway musicals....also like Evanescence...I have an iPod with me always!

9. What's your favorite color(s)? Any colors you just can't stand? Faves are green, pink, brown, orange, blue....Id on;t really have a nonfavorite color....maybe like mustard yellow or olive green...

10. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets? Married, no kids, one dog

11. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos? lightweight scarves and hats....

12. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit? SOCKS!

13. What are you knitting right now?Socks!

14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts? Sure

15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? Bamboo, aluminum, plastic? I love Addi Turbo Circular needles.....

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

17. How old is your oldest UFO? Maybe a few days old....

18. What is your favorite holiday? Christmas and Halloween

19. Is there anything that you collect? Mattel My Child dolls, Anything Muppets or Sesame Street or Peanuts

20. Any books, yarns, needles or patterns out there you are dying to get your hands on? What knitting magazine subscriptions do you have? Koigu Premium Handpainted Merino for socks!

21. Are there any new techniques you'd like to learn? How to knit 2 socks on 2 circular needles at the same time...

22. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements? Yes....I wear a US women's size 8....my measurements are pretty standard for that size....

23. When is your birthday? (mm/dd) 02/11

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