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Friday, January 13, 2006

sp7 questionaire

1. Are you a yarn snob (do you prefer higher quality and/or natural fibers)? Do you avoid Red Heart and Lion Brand?
I'm not a yarn snob. I adore high end fibers, but I also use lion brand for projects. I am fine with acrylic as long as it's soft and cuddly.

2. Do you spin? Crochet?
I spin on an Ashford Traditional Wheel.

3. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in?
pitchers, needle rolls, balls of yarn :)

4. How long have you been knitting? Would you consider your skill level to be beginner, intermediate or advanced?
3 years. I'd say intermediate.

5. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list?
yes. It's here

6. What's your favorite scent? (for candles, bath products etc.)
vanilla or gardenia... I'm so boring.

7. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy?
yes. I LOVE dark chocolate and gummy things! I've really enjoyed violet crumbles in the past or just yummy chocolate truffles.

8. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do?
Sew, make cards, origami, make jewelry

9. What kind of music do you like? Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? (if your buddy wants to make you a CD)
indie bands. some of my favs are Death Cab for Cutie, Postal Service, The Tragically Hip, Beulah, Mates of State, The New Pornographers, and The Shins.
so if it sounds along those lines, I'll probably like it.

10. What's your favorite color? Or--do you have a color family/season/palette you prefer? Any colors you just can't stand?
I love blue. beyond that, I really digging earthy tones right now!

11. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets?
I live with my boyfriend and two kitties named Asha and Nikko and a guinea pig named Mesquite (skeeter)

12. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos?
scarves, hats, mittens yes... ponchos... no

13. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with?
really soft ones, or ones I spin :)

14. What fibers do you absolutely *not* like?
scratchy, squeaky acrylic

15. What is/are your current knitting obsession/s?
lace shawls

16. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit?
lace shawls and hats

17. What are you knitting right now?
lace cowl, hat

18. Do you like to receive handmade gifts?

19. Do you prefer straight or circular needles?
circs all the way baby!

20. Bamboo, aluminum, plastic?
bamboo or aluminium

21. Do you own a yarn winder and/or swift?
i own both :)

22. How did you learn to knit?
online instruction

23. How old is your oldest UFO?
too old to say w/o embarrassment

24. What is your favorite animated character or a favorite animal/bird?
hello kitty

25. What is your favorite holiday?

26. Is there anything that you collect?
yarn, vintage knitting magazines, cookbooks

27. What knitting magazine subscriptions do you have?
i think mine are running out now

28. Any books, yarns, needles or patterns out there you are dying to get your hands on?
heartstrings flame ring neck cowl pattern i think

29. Are there any new techniques you'd like to learn?
entrelac, more lace

30. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements?
nope. i've knit one sock, I never knit the 2nd. I wear size 8 1/2 womens shoes

31. When is your birthday? (mm/dd)


Anonymous said...

hi, i love your blog! i miss reading u'r blog. :( i love death cab for cutie! *highfive*

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