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Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Long Time No Post!

I'm still here, and alive! I have been a MAJOR slacker in the blogging world and I think I have joined a pick me up! SP10! I have a questionaire to fill out for my pal so here it goes:
The Questionnaire

1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like?
I love all yarns, even the dreaded "acrylic/belnd"! I am a big fan of silk blends and anything that is super soft! I live in the south so I try to get fibers that won't be too warm...

2. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in? I have a trusty of make up bag that I put EVERYTHING in and its bustin' at the seems! Would love something to organize my circs!

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 over 2 yrs.... I am self taught, and as far as my skill level goes, not sure... I teach about 5 different classes at my local yarn store, so I know a lot of tecniques, its just I lack in the length of using those techniques.

4. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list?yes, but it's never updated... sorry :(

5. What's your favorite scent? Lavender!!!!!!

6. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy? Yes, I love those boxes of chocolates! but its summer time so I suggest you send candy for the hubby.... it won't melt! his fav. is starburst jelly beans and strawberry twislers... ;)

7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? Do you spin? I am a dyer, and I am a beader as well. Love all my hobbies a little too much!

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 punk, and alternative music

9. What's your favorite color(s)? Any colors you just can't stand? I love all colors! (i am begining to love the neons now too! but I would never wear those! )ewwww.

10. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets? just me and three guys! 2yr old, 6 yr old and a 30 yr old ;)

11. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos? summer scarves ( light sild or cotton blends)

12. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit? SOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!! they never let me down! Lace!!!!!!!!!! It's fun!

13. What are you knitting right now? a tilli tomas cropped cardi.... my own raglan pattern

14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts? Who doesn't?!!!! I would LOVE a hand made gift!

15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? Bamboo, aluminum, plastic? Addi turbos!!!! ummmm, I would like to try those option needles too.....

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

17. How old is your oldest UFO? 2 yrs...

18. What is your favorite holiday? halloween

19. Is there anything that you collect? other than yarn? candles.....

20. Any books, yarns, needles or patterns out there you are dying to get your hands on? What knitting magazine subscriptions do you have? the new lace style and interweave sock books!!!!!!!!!

21. Are there any new techniques you'd like to learn? nope... i'm set ;)

22. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements? I wers a ladies Sz 7.... 8 circum. and 9 length

23. When is your birthday? 2/4/1974

2 Comments:

Blogger Your Secret Pal said...

Thank You Catherine...
Let the games begin.

10:55 AM  
Blogger Shelley said...

There you are! Long time no see! I hope Hillard is better now.

Just wondering, you had mentioned awhile back that you would like to offer a prize for the Knittin' Mittens KAL...would you still be interested? This is the last month and we need a prize. If not, that's ok.

6:51 PM  

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