Creative Journeys

A blog to track my crafting journeys. Right now I am stuck on knitting, especially socks. I also enjoy scrapbooking, cross-stich, beading, and trying anything new.

Friday, February 09, 2007

Secret Pal #10 questionare answers

1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like?
Socks that Rock, Opal, Trekking. Patons SWS, Patons Classic Wool
I also love woking with alpaca yarns.
I absolutely hate working with Red Heart super saver

2. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in?
Some of my needles are in a case but most are in boxes of sorts. Plus I have the Denise set and the Knit Picks options set.

3. How long have you been knitting & how did you learn? Would you consider your skill level to be beginner, intermediate or advanced?
I have been knitting about five years. I taught my self the basics and my SIL taught me how to knit socks. I would consider myself an intermediate knitter.

4. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list? No
5. What's your favorite scent? Vanilla
6. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy? Yes, I have a sweet tooth and I love swiss white chocolate like from Lindts.

7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? Do you spin? I also like scrapbooking. I do not spin.

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

9. What's your favorite color(s)? Any colors you just can't stand? Purple
10. What is your family situation? Married with a 4 year old son. Do you have any pets? I love to get some peace and quiet. No pets. But I do love cats.
11. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos? Yes
12. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit? Socks and bags
13. What are you knitting right now? 2 pairs of socks, baby sweater, my first sweater for myself, 2 shawls
14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts? Yes
15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? Bamboo, aluminum, plastic? Circular, Bamboo or aluminum
16. Do you own a yarn winder and/or swift? Yes
17. How old is your oldest UFO?one year
18. What is your favorite holiday?Christmas and Hanukkah
19. Is there anything that you collect?Boyds Bears and Matrushka dolls (Russian stacking dolls)20. Any books, yarns, needles or patterns out there you are dying to get your hands on? What knitting magazine subscriptions do you have?Vintage Socks, Knitting Socks on the Road, and Shadow Knitting. I have a subscription to Creative Knitting and Interweave Knits
21. Are there any new techniques you'd like to learn? Intarsia
22. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements? Yes, foot length 8.5"
23. When is your birthday? August 1


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