Monday, August 06, 2007

Secret Pal 11 Questionnaire

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

I like Sock Yarns....not anything like Opal or Regia (both of which I have too much of in my stash)..I mainly shop for sock yarn on etsy or The Loopy Ewe. I also love Malabrigo and Noro Kureyon. I am not a fan of the acrylic....



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

I have storage for my straights and I keep my Addi Turbos in their original packages.



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 1/2 years (knitting socks form over a year). I think I am intermediate (although I still need to try cables).



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

My Amazon.com Wish List



5. What's your favorite scent?

Honeysuckle (I am alllergic to raspberry, plumeria, and heavy vanilla scented things)



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

Anything chocolate...I alos like gummy candies like gummy peach rings.



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

I don't spin and I really haven't been doing many other crafts lately....except for a bit of sewing.



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...Broadway Musicals...lots of other stuff. My computer can play MP3s.



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

I love Green and Pink. My least favorite color is Teal.



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

I am married and we have a dog named Buster.



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


No, not here in Florida....but when we move back to VA I will wear scarves and hats....no mittens (it's hard to sign).



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

Socks



13. What are you knitting right now?

Socks and a Montego Bay Scarf


14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts?

Sure!



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

Addi Turbo Criculars and Bamboo straights.



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

Both



17. How old is your oldest UFO?

A few months.



18. What is your favorite holiday?

Christmas and Halloween


19. Is there anything that you collect?

Anything Muppets


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.



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

Cables and toe-up socks



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

Yes! I wear a US 8...standard measurements for that size fit me...foot is 9 1/2 inches long



23. When is your birthday?

February 11



24. Are you on Ravelry? If so, what's your ID?

Yes...I am Purlygirl75

2 comments:

Criquette said...

Hi Kelly! I received the Trekking yarn yesterday and it is soooo soft! I am now the proud owner of 3 skeins of sock yarn. One of these days I actually will learn to knit socks. For now, I just like to pet the skeins.

Pennie said...

Enjoyed reading your blog . . . i'm currently working on my first pair of socks, toe up - having a few issues but i'm still knitting away. Cute blog