03 June 2008

Q & A for Summer of Love swap....

Swap Q & A

1. Do you knit or crochet? How long have you been at your craft? I both knit & crochet, but prefer to knit. I'm an intermediate level knitter
2. Do you spin? What type of spinning? nope, not yet!
3. What are your favorite yarns/fibers? i prefer natural fibers: wool, silk, cashmere, alpaca, cotton, tencel, sea silk, bamboo, and blends thereof. microfiber in a blend is fine, tooWhat are your least favorite yarns/fibers? acrylics/all synthetic
4. What are your favorite colors? greens, teal, violet, blue-reds, burgundies, pinks, rich brownsWhat are your least favorite colors?orange, rust...
5. Are there any yarns/brands that you are dying to work with but never have? i'm currently addicted to hand-dyed sock yarns!
6. What is/are your favorite types of projects to knit/crochet? i like the satisfaction of completing something, so i tend to knits lots of quicker projects like socks, mittens/gloves, berets, purses/bags, tanks/camisoles...but i usually also have a more time-consuming project on the needles....
7. What are you currently working on? right now i have a lace-weight baby sweater on the needles, a scarf and beret set, a dishcloth (i work on this as i walk to and from the library, lol), and a pair of socks...i rotate Anything you plan to work on this summer? the baby sweater will get a pair of booties and a tam to match. i'll prolly knit more socks, more winter accessories, tops, etc.
8. What is your favorite FO? (Post a pic if you would like.) if the baby sweater comes out, that will become my favorite
9. What is your oldest UFO? a camisole i have half-finished from January
10. Are there any techniques that you want to learn? too many to list!
11. Are you on Ravlery? What's your ID? SaucyMinx
12. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements? You'd think i'd know this, lol...i wear a size 7-8, so usually the directions given as default for a sock pattern are right on
13. Do you collect anything? Wonder Woman paraphanelia
14. Do you have a yarn winder and/or swift? yes, both
15. Do you love sweets? What are your favorites? caramel, Haribo gummi-anything
16. What are your favorite scents? floral
17. Where do you keep your needles/hooks? heh, all over the place!
18. Do you have a wishlist (Amazon, Etsy, etc?) i have one on amazon:
19. Having a birthday this summer? nope, it was in march
20. Are you allergic to anything??? Please let your pal know! nothing relevant

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