Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Secret Pal Questionnaire Answers

SP9! Questionnaire Answers
How I store my needles/hooks. My straight sets are stored in the cases that came with the sets. I have circular needle cases, and the hat box storage set from Clothildes.
I am a self taught knitter, and I had a mentor in our Chick with Sticks group.
I would consider my skill level intermediate for sweaters.

On Line wish lists: http://www.herrshners.com/ Wish List
I do not spin.

I like Yanni, and Hiroshima.
My computer can play MP3s.

I have one small pet, a dog.I wear scarves and gloves. I do not wear hats, mittens, or ponchos.
I like to knit sweaters.
I am currently knitting 2 sweaters and 2 socks.
I love handmade gifts.
I own a yarn winder and a swift.
My oldest UFO was started July 2006
My favorite holiday is Christmas
Magazine subscriptions I have: Interweave Knits; Vogue Knitting; Knit It; Cast On; Knit N Style; Knit Simple; Creative Knitting
A technique I'd like to learn is steeking.

Actor - Vin Diesel
Actress - Goldie Hawn
Animal - My Dachsund
Band - Hiroshima
Book - Maia by Richard Adams
Bubble Bath - Herbal Essences
Candy - See's Candies California Brittle
Color - Blue
Flower - Sterling Silver Rose
Food - Pizza
Lip Balm - none
Lotion - Cocoa Butter
Movie - Big Country
Song - Unspoken Love
TV Show - CSI Las Vegas
Vacation Spot - Alaska

Sock-ret Pal Questionnaire Answers:
The basics:
I have been knitting for almost 2 years.
I am a beginning sock knitter.
The measurements:
I wear a size 10.5-11 shoe 9-11 size sock
Fiber related Favorites:
I love blues, greens and earth tones.
I prefer solid color fibers.
My favorite yarn is Karabella Aurora 8 and Aurora Bulky Merino Wool
I love to knit with the Karabella and Valley Yarns Wool/Alpaca Blend
My favorite vendors are Webs, KnitPicks, Herrschners and Patternworks
I most enjoy knitting sweaters.
Fiber related Dislikes:
I dislike Noro and Reynolds Lopi, 100% Cotton.
I don’t like mohair or any of the fun fur or novelty yarns.
I do not like the ribbon or trellis yarns.
I do not wear pinks or magentas or orange.
The Tools:
I prefer bamboo and metal circular needles.
I use two circulars.
Wanted Tools:
I would like the coil needle holders, the sock shaped point protectors. Knitting needle tubes or cases. Circular Needle ID Tags, Yarn Threader
The Extras:
Wish List: Shawl Pins, Buttons
Books Wish List:
Yarn Stash Workbook; Options Sweaters; Mason-Dixon Knitting
Hand Care: BeBe Bee Baby Balm
Washes: Kookaburra Delicate or Eucalan
Yarns I would like to try: (leftovers okay)
Soy, Hemp, Linen, Lily Chin, Lambs Pride
I am a Chocoholic – Milk Chocolate with Caramel & Nuts
I don’t eat white chocolate or Godiva
I Love Chocolate covered raisins
I like sours: Altoids Citrus and Tangerine
Hate cigarette smoke – quit in 1985
Prefer scent free; but lavender and sandalwood okay
I collect everything: magnets, postcards, state quarters, Monopoly memorabilia, lapel pins
Birthday: June 18, 1959
Favorite Author Today: JK Rowling
Favorite Vacation Spot This Year: Juneau, Alaska
Favorite Music Right Now: Hiroshima
Other: I Sudoku, iPod, and read for LibriVox
I am a member of the Crochet Guild of America and the Knitting Guild of America.
I Love Earthquakes - even 1989 Loma Prieta

1 comment:

Kookaburra said...

Yay! Thanks for using Kookaburra! :)