Tuesday, June 03, 2008

SP 12 Questionnaire

1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with?
I'm still try new yarns. I love the wool/alpaca blends and soft merino wools
What fibers do you absolutely *not* like?
nothing really
2. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in?
I have KnitPicks Option so I store my needle in their case they came in.
Crochet I have a pencil bag I use.
3. How long have you been knitting & how did you learn?
My Grandma taught me in 2001 but didn't tell me I was purling wrong. So all my stitched were twisted and I couldn't get my decrease and stuck to come up right. So I got discouraged. A few years later I searched the internet and found out what I was doing wrong. There has been no stopping me since.
Would you consider your skill level to be beginner, intermediate or advanced?
I would say I'm in the middle of beginner and intermediate.
4. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list?
5. What's your favorite scent?
Cucumber Melon or Coconut
6. Do you have a sweet tooth?
Favorite candy?
Reese Peanut butter cups, white Chocolate Kit-Kats
7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do?
I crochet(not much anymore), sew, quilt, learning to garden.
Do you spin?
Not yet.
8. What kind of music do you like? Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? (if your buddy wants to make you a CD)
9. What's your favorite color(s)?
Teal, pink, turquoise and any combo of those 3 with brown.
Not to picky on colors
Any colors you just can't stand?
Not a huge fan of bright reds and oranges.
10. What is your family situation?
SAHM of 2(son 12 he will be lucky to reach 13)(daughter 4) or 3 if you count Hubby
Do you have any pets?
Yes, One Cat
11. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos?
I wear Scarves, no on the others.
12. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit?
Dishclothes, baby items, socks, cables, just starting to get into lace knitting
13. What are you knitting right now?
Lace stole, scarf and a square for the Great American Aran Afghan.
14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts?
Yes, They are the best gift to get!!!
15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles?
Circulars, my favs are KP Options
Bamboo, aluminum, plastic?
I have the metal set of KP Options and 1 pair of the Harmony Needles.
16. Do you own a yarn winder and/or swift?
Yarn winder yes, not on a swift. ( really want one)
17. How old is your oldest UFO?
Crocheted Ripple Afgans (2) about 2 or 3 years old.

18. What is your favorite holiday?
19. Is there anything that you collect?
Snowmen, Pittsburgh Steeler stuff, Fancy Tea Cup, Tea Pots ( and I don't even like to drink tea... LOL
20. Any books, yarns, needles or patterns out there you are dying to get your hands on?
any book my Elizabeth Zimmerman(don't have any of them), Harmony needles in size 2 and 3
What knitting magazine subscriptions do you have?
Creative Knitting and Interweave Knits
21. Are there any new techniques you'd like to learn?
How to fix my mistake without ripping out my knitting.
22. Are you a sock knitter?
Yes, but still have to knit a pair in sock yarn. I've made 4 pair in worsted weight yarns.
What are your foot measurements?
I wear a size 8 shoe.. my foot is 9.5 inches long
23. When is your birthday?
March 23
24. Are you on Ravelry?
Yeah, who isn't??
If so, what's your ID?

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