Sunday, August 05, 2007

Secret Pal 11 Questionnaire

It's that time again. Here is the latest secret pal info.

1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like?
Silks and Silk/Cashmere Blends, luxury sock yarns, hand dyed yarns. I love the indie spinners and dyers. Please no arylic.

2. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in?
I have a Namaste bag that holds all my tools just fine.

3. How long have you been knitting & how did you learn? Would you consider your skill level to be beginner, intermediate or advanced? Almost two years. Budding intermediate

4. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list?
Yes on the sidebar

5. What's your favorite scent?
Freshly dyed yarn.
"I love the smell of yarn in the morning, it smells like victory"

6. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy?
Dark Chocolate

7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? Do you spin?
Drop Spindle, Dye

8. What kind of music do you like? Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? (if your buddy wants to make you a CD)
Yes I love local bands, Punk and various rock.

9. What's your favorite color(s)? Any colors you just can't stand?
Purple and Deep Rich colors. No yellow orange brown

10. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets?
Loving wife, two teenagers living out of state, no pets

11. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos?
Not in so Ca but I have plans for some when I travel. No ponchos

12. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit?
My own designs

13. What are you knitting right now?
Mitered Rug Squares, Flickering Flames Skirt for my DW

14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts?
Yes Please.

15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? Bamboo, aluminum, plastic?
Depends on the project. I have Addi Turbos and Knit Picks in all sizes and rosewood & ebony straights.

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

17. How old is your oldest UFO?
My mitered square rug is my LTP 10 months

18. What is your favorite holiday?
Any time off from work that I can spend at the beach

19. Is there anything that you collect?
Yarn, Music, Guitars

20. Any books, yarns, needles or patterns out there you are dying to get your hands on? What knitting magazine subscriptions do you have?
See wish list

21. Are there any new techniques you'd like to learn?
Lace and alternative cast on cast off techniques

22. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements?
I wear a narrow b width in man’s US size 15

23. When is your birthday?

24. Are you on Ravelry? If so, what's your ID?

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