1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like?
I love yarn! I have been knitting lately with the Yarn Pirate's stuff as well as some of those critter scarves from Morehouse Merino.
I would like to try the new Malabrigo sock yarn!!!
I have not yet come across a yarn that I absolutely do not like.
2. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in?
I have some wraps for the straights; my circs are in the folders/bags they came in.
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 for about 5 years and I am self-taught. I am probably intermediate, but have done some advanced work.
4. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list?
I have an Amazon wish list as well as a Loopy Ewe wish list
5. What's your favorite scent?
My favorite scent would be coconut and lime together (Bath and Body works scent).
I also love Jack Frost from Yankee Candle.
6. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy?
I do, but prefer to have sugar free candy or nuts.
7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? Do you spin?
I have been known to sew or scrapbook, but since I've been knitting, I don't do much with those anymore. I want to learn how to spin. I have a drop spindle, but haven't learned how to use it yet.
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 70s & 80s music, but also like new stuff-mostly pop, some hard rock
9. What's your favorite color(s)? Any colors you just can't stand?
My favorite color is blue. I have noticed lately that I have been picking more autumn colors. I can't stand neon-ish colors!
10. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets?
I am married and have 1 cat, Ophelia
11. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos?
Yes to hats, mittens and scarves.
No to ponchos.
12. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit?
My favorite item to knit is socks. Scarves have been coming in a close second. I have some sweaters started, but just haven't had time to finish them.
13. What are you knitting right now?
1 Critter Scarf
2 pairs of socks
1 lace scarf
1 market bag (BYOB)
1 baby blanket
14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts?
15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? Bamboo, aluminum, plastic?
Depends on the project
16. Do you own a yarn winder and/or swift?
Yes, I have both.
17. How old is your oldest UFO?
About 2 years old-a sweater that I've only finished the back
18. What is your favorite holiday? What winter holiday do you observe?
Christmas! Christmas! Christmas!
19. Is there anything that you collect?
Elephants and yarn
20. Any books, yarns, needles or patterns out there you are dying to get your hands on? What knitting magazine subscriptions do you have?
Check out my Amazon list
21. Are there any new techniques you'd like to learn?
I'd like to learn Entrelac
22. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements?
Yes, I wear a size 9 (USA) womens
23. When is your birthday?
24. Are you on Ravelry? If so, what's your ID?
Yes, I am srapalmateer