Sunday, February 04, 2007

Secret Pal 10 Questionnaire

1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like?

I like to knit with Superwash wools like Merino...I also like Merino/Tencel blends and Bamboo/Wool blends.

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

Straight needles are in a holder, circular needles are in a hanging holder, Addi Turbo circulars are in their original packages. hooks are in a case

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 2 years now....I think I am intermediate because I haven't tackled anything like cables....just socks, scarves and bags

4. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list?

Yes...will be updating it soon....My Amazon.com Wish List

5. What's your favorite scent?

I like the scents of desserts....or things with that fresh, clean smell....Vanilla, raspberry and plumeria give me headaches

6. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy?

Anything chocolate!!!

7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? Do you spin?

I don't spin, but I journal and draw, write stories, scrapbook, make cards and I make Waldorf dolls

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 Broadway musicals....and top 40 stuff...I have an iPod

9. What's your favorite color(s)? Any colors you just can't stand?

Green!!! I also love pink and orange

10. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets?

I have been married for 8 years. We have a dog named Buster.

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

I like to wear hats and scarves...but I don't wear them a lot in Florida...

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

Socks!!!

13. What are you knitting right now?

I have a Malabrigo scarf on the needles, also Hedera socks...

14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts?

Sure, why not?

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

I am addicted to Addi Turbo Circulars....I have them in US size 0,1,2, and 3

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

I have both

17. How old is your oldest UFO?

A few months old...the Malabrigo scarf

18. What is your favorite holiday?

Christmas and Valentine's Day

19. Is there anything that you collect?

Mattel My Child dolls from the 1980's

20. Any books, yarns, needles or patterns out there you are dying to get your hands on? What knitting magazine subscriptions do you have?

I subscribe to Interweave Knits....any books will be listed on my Amazon wishlist

21. Are there any new techniques you'd like to learn?

2 socks on 2 circulars

22. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements?

I am a very serious sock knitter....I make the feet of my socks 9 1/2 inches long

23. When is your birthday?

February 11

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