Monday, October 02, 2006

Secret Pal 9


Welcome to SP9!Below is the questionnaire for this round. Please post your answers to your blog before October 15th. Be sure you post the questionnaire where your pal can easily find it. :-)

1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like?
I use all yarn for something. No fiber snobbery here.

2. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in?
Right now they don't have a container which is why I am constantly misplacing them. In fact I just found a size 2 crochet hook under the sofa.

3. How long have you been knitting & how did you learn? Would you consider your skill level to be beginner, intermediate or advanced?
about 2 years. i taught myself starting with a harry potter scarf. I consider myself an adventurous beginner.

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

5. What's your favorite scent? (for candles, bath products, etc.)
lavendar, strawberry

6. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy?
yes, i like lemonheads and those pumpkin mellowcremes that come out around Halloween and of course chocolate. But nothing with coconut in it.

7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? Do you spin? crochet, sewing mostly. i haven't learned how to spin yet.

8. What kind of music do you like? Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? (if your buddy wants to make you a CD)
all types except rap - most sound like bad poetry put to music. yes, the computer/stereo - even the one in the car - can play MP3s

9. What's your favorite color(s)? Any colors you just can't stand?
blues, greens, reds, purple sometimes. I absolutely don't like neon colors as they hurt my eyes.

10. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets?
I have a husband and two small boys (Nathan -4 years and Nicholas -10 months going on 1 in November)

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

12. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit? right now socks and baby items (for boys)

13. What are you knitting right now? socks & Clapotis

14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts? yes

15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? Bamboo, aluminum, plastic? straight needles mostly although I have 3 circular needles and just ordered size 1 from Knit Picks. Right now I use aluminum since they cost less but would love to try bamboo.

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

17. How old is your oldest UFO? about 6 years - its a crocheted afghan I started back when I was in the Navy

18. What is your favorite holiday? Halloween

19. Is there anything that you collect? fairies, pegasus, wizards, teddy bears

20. Any books, yarns, needles or patterns out there you are dying to get your hands on? What knitting magazine subscriptions do you have?
books I would love - Queen Kahuna's Crazy Toes & Heels, Socks Soar on Two Circular Needles. would love some lisa souza yarn. currently have subscriptions to Interweave Knits and Creative Knitting

21. Are there any new techniques you'd like to learn? 2 socks on 2 circs

22. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements? yes, size 9 shoes.

23. When is your birthday? (mm/dd) March 14 (Pisces)

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