Thursday, May 3, 2007

Secret Pal Questions!

1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like?
I am not a fan of Acrylic. So please do not send any. Not even mixes with Acrylic. I have a hate relationship with. I love sock yarn! I am not a fan of novelty yarn. Yuck. If you don't know what novelty yarn is, please don't hesitate to toss me an email! (Like I don't like Mohair, Fun Fur, Popcorn yarn... etc)
2. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in?
In my desk drawer.
3. How long have you been knitting & how did you learn? Would you consider your skill level to be beginner, intermediate or advanced?
I've been knitting 15 years. I think I'm pretty advanced.
4. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list? No, but I could create one?
5. What’s your favorite scent? (for candles, bath products, etc.)
Anything really. Love scented stuff, as long as it's not too strong.
6. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy? Love chocolate!
7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? Do you spin?
I can sew. I don’t spin. Like to learn though.
8. What kind of music do you like? Can your computer/stereo play MP3s?
(if your buddy wants to make you a CD):
I'm game for any kind of music, and love learning about new artists.
9. What’s your favorite color(s)? Any colors you just can’t stand?
Love any color!
10. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets?
I'm engaged. Soon to be married!
11. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos?
I wear scarves!
12. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit?
Socks! Sweaters!
13. What are you knitting right now?
14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts? Of course!
15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? Bamboo, aluminum, plastic?
Don’t have a preference.
16. Do you own a yarn winder and/or swift?
I own a ball winder.
17. How old is your oldest UFO?
Maybe 2 months old.
18. What is your favorite holiday?
St-Valentine's Day
19. Is there anything that you collect?
Yarn yarn and patterns too!
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 don't have a subscription.
21. Are there any new techniques you’d like to learn?
Fair Isle maybe. I dont know.
22. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements?
I am a size 8 women. I am a sock knitter!
23. When is your birthday? (mm/dd)
May 30th, 1975.