Sunday, May 29, 2005

For my Secret Pal

1. Are you a yarn snob (do you prefer higher quality and/or natural fibers)? Do you avoid Red Heart and Lion Brand? Or is it all the same to you?

For the most part I'm a yarn snob. I do like Lion Brand but hate Fun Fur. I don't like any of the Red Heart.

2. Do you spin? Crochet?
I crochet and I don't think I'll ever get into spinning.

3. Do you have any allergies? (smoke, pets, fibers, perfume, etc.)
I am allergic to cats. Bath and Body Works sprays and lotions.

4. How long have you been knitting?
For 5 years.

5. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list?
Yup although I don't have a link from my blog

6. What's your favorite scent? (for candles, bath products etc.)
I like vanilla and peach scents.

7. Do you have a sweet tooth?
Yes. I love dark chocolate

8. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do?
If it can be made I do it. I sew, bead, embroider, and paint.

9. What kind of music do you like? Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? (if your buddy wants to make you a CD)
I like R&B, Pop, Jazz, classical. Most anything except Heavy Metal and Country

10. What's your favorite color? Or--do you have a color family/season/palette you prefer? Any colors you just can't stand?
I like warm colors; reds, oranges, pinks

11. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets?
Single with no pets

12. What are your life dreams? (really stretching it here, I know)
I want to find a job that allows me to travel. I also want to start my own fashion design company.

13. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with?
I love Rowan. I also like cotton blends and merino wool.

14. What fibers do you absolutely *not* like?
I hate Fun Fur and I don't like Lopi Wool.

15. What is/are your current knitting obsession/s?
I just started sock knitting

16. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit?

17. What are you knitting right now?
Summer sweaters, tanks, camis, and socks

18. What do you think about ponchos?
Down with the dreaded poncho! They used to be nice before the fashion world started mass producing them.

19. Do you prefer straight or circular needles?

20. Bamboo, aluminum, plastic?

21. Are you a sock knitter?
I'm a beginner

22. How did you learn to knit?
From my mother and from books

23. How old is your oldest UFO?
A month old

24. What is your favorite animated character or a favorite animal/bird?
I don't really have one.

25. What is your favorite holiday?

26. Is there anything that you collect?
Keychains from different places

27. What knitting magazine subscriptions do you have?

28. Any books out there you are dying to get your hands on?
The Vogue Knitting reference and the new Nicky Epstein book