Thursday, October 05, 2006

Secret Pal 9 questionnaire

1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like? I love alpaca and softer wools. I really don't like novelty fibers, fun fur, etc.

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

3. How long have you been knitting & how did you learn? Would you consider your skill level to be beginner, intermediate or advanced? My grandma taught me when I was about 7. I've done it off and on since then. I would say I'm intermediate.

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

5. What's your favorite scent? (for candles, bath products, etc.) Food scents like vanilla, cinnamon, chocolate, coffee, etc. No florals.

6. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy? I have a giant sweet tooth. I love just about any candy, but really love sour things.

7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? Do you spin? I have a drop spindle, but haven't tried it yet.

8. What kind of music do you like? Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? (if your buddy wants to make you a CD) Country music and english/irish folk music. Yes, I can play MP3s.

9. What's your favorite color(s)? Any colors you just can't stand? Purple and green are my favorites. I don't like neon type colors much.

10. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets? I'm married with 3 kids, ages 6,5 and 3 months. I have 2 cats.

11. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos? All but the poncho part.

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

13. What are you knitting right now?socks bags and a shawl

14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts? love them!

15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? Bamboo, aluminum, plastic? Circular. Anthing but metal.

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

17. How old is your oldest UFO? A year. ack

18. What is your favorite holiday? Christmas

19. Is there anything that you collect? Coffee mugs and classic pooh

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 have a subscription to Interweave. I'd love to have A Gathering of Lace.

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. I wear a size 9 shoe.

23. When is your birthday? (mm/dd)5/18


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