Saturday, May 31, 2008

Secret Pal 12 Questionnaire

Here is my secret Pal 12 questionnaire. I'm giving this another try.

  1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely not like?

    I prefer to knit with next to skin soft fiber. Merino/Silks etc. Go look on my flicker to see the yarns I already have. Please no acrylic.

  2. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in?
    I have a Namaste tool bucket looking bag. it's on the blog if you search for Namaste.

  3. How long have you been knitting & how did you learn? Would you consider your skill level to be beginner, intermediate or advanced?
    2 1/2 years. My wife taught me so I could make a hand made gift for my then 14 year old daughter. Intermediate

  4. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list?
    Yes, look on the side bar for the link

  5. What’s your favorite scent?
    I prefer not to receive scented items since one of us is a little sensitive to a lot of fragrances.

  6. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy?
    Yes, don't we all? Dark chocolate and dark chocolate and chocolate.

  7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? Do you spin?
    Why yes I do spin. I dye and I have been known to sew when the need arises.

  8. What kind of music do you like? Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? (if your buddy wants to make you a CD)
    I love most music, punk, blues,Rock, jazz. I have over 600 CDs at last count. No problem with music in most formats.

  9. What’s your favorite color(s)? Any colors you just can’t stand?
    Purple, Deep Rich gem tones

  10. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets?
    Married, Two kids living out of state. No pets

  11. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos?
    It's So Ca here and we don't get many cold days here.

  12. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit?
    I like to knit many things because I'm trying to learn new techniques.

  13. What are you knitting right now?
    I'm knitting a Malabrigo sweater.

  14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts?
    I haven't received one yet from a swap partner but yes.

  15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? Bamboo, aluminum, plastic?
    Rosewood and Ebony wooden needles please. I'm a guy and I love the tools.

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

  17. How old is your oldest UFO?
    I have a long term project, a mitered square rug made from Manos

  18. What is your favorite holiday?
    Anyone where I get to give gifts.

  19. Is there anything that you collect?
    Yarn, Fiber, knitting books, guitars, music.

  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 tend to buy something if I really want it.

  21. Are there any new techniques you’d like to learn?
    I want to re-apply myself to learn continental knitting.

  22. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements?
    I've made two pairs of socks. One for me and one for my Daughter last Christmas. I have a very narrow foot in a size men's 15.

  23. When is your birthday?
    October 5th

  24. What’s your Ravelry ID?

Let the Games begin!


  1. Anonymous8:31 AM

    Let me know how it goes this round - I was disappointed with the last one, maybe lucky 13 will be when I come back

  2. Jerry,

    I am so glad tha I saw this on your blog. I got in just under the deadline (actually, they let me register a day late . . . shhhhh). I hope you have a successful swap!

    Have a great day!

    Mary Lynn


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