Thursday, September 28, 2006

Sock-ret Pal questionnaire

The basics:
How long have you been knitting? Only about 2 years.
Do you consider yourself a beginning sock knitter, an intermediate, or have you been doing this so long you could probably knit a pair in your sleep? An adventurous beginner

The measurements:
While your pal may ask for some additional info to ensure a great fit, please provide your shoe size, or any other fitting related info you think is pertinent. Size 9 shoes, foot length about 9 3/4 inches.

What colors do you love? Blues, greens, purples, red
Do you prefer solids or variegated? Variegated
What fibers do you most love to knit with? Wool and wool blends
Who do you consider your favorite yarn vendors? Scouts Handpainted Swag, Knit Picks, Lisa Souza, Blue Moon Fiber Arts, Lornas Laces
What projects (other than socks, of course*S*) do you most enjoy knitting? Baby items, hats, mittens, scarves

What fibers can you not stand to knit with? To wear? I think all yarn has a purpose for something.
What colors would you never wear? Orange, lime green, any neon color, yellow

The Tools:
Plastic or Metal? Bamboo or wood? I've only used metal so far but would love to try bamboo
Circs or Straights? straights
DPNs or Magic Loop? DPNs
Are there any knitting accessories you don't have in your collection but would like? Some pretty stitch markers, a needle keep to hold together the DPNs when not working on my socks, and maybe a storage container for my DPNs

The Extras:
Do you have a wish list? If so, please share the link! Yes - Amazon
Do you like sweet, sour or salty? (or all of the above? *S*) sweet
Do you have any allergies your pal should know about? (Certain foods, smoke, pet hair, etc) I don't but the hubby is allergic to cats plus I am not too fond of cigarette smoke
Favorite scents? Lavender
Scents you can't stand? none I can think of right off hand
Do you collect anything (other than yarn and knitting toys of course)? Fairies, Pegasus, teddy bears
When is your birthday? (month and day is fine!) March 14th (Pisces)
Do you spin? Nope, but would like to learn on a drop spindle
Dye your own yarn? Yes, just with Kool-Aid so far
Your favorite author/band/vacation spot, anything you think will help your pal know you better... John Grisham (fav author), J.K. Rowling, Anne Rice. I love the ocean and the moutains. I am a big Harry Potter fan (Ravenclaw girl here), Gilmore Girls, and Charmed. I still have my Playstation 2 - with most of the games Lara Croft:Tomb Raider. Favorite movies include Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Tomb Raider, Gone With the Wind. And my favorite flower is the daffodil.

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Anonymous said...

Just stopping by to say hi- I'm your Sockret pal!