19 August 2008

Q & A for Falling for Ewe swap

1. Do you knit or crochet? How long have you been at your craft?
I prefer to knit and am an intermediate level knitter. I can crochet, but it seems to aggravate my tendonitis, so don't do it much.

2. Do you spin? What type of spinning do you do?

3. Are there any other crafts that you participate in?
I bake.

4. What are your favorite yarns/fibers?

I prefer natural fibers, though some blends are ok.

5. What are your LEAST favorite yarns/fibers?

Acrylic/Synthetics/novelty yarns/boucle

6. Are there any types/brands of yarn that you are dying to work with but haven’t gotten a chance? Um, sure...Sundara sock yarn, Wollmeise, ya know...indie dyers like that :)

7. What are your favorite types of projects to knit/crochet?
Socks and other accessories cause they are quick

8. What are you currently working on? Anything you plan to start this autumn?
I'm knitting socks :) I also have a beret that I'm working on. I'll prolly start a sweater of some sort in the autumn...definitely i'll make gloves/mittens/mitts and other winter accessories!!

9. What is your favorite FO? (Please, post a picture if you would like.)
my FO -- they ones of which i have pictures, anyway, -- are on ravelry.

10. What is your oldest UFO?
it's also pictured on Ravelry -- it's a cami that I started in January

11. Are their any knitting/crochet techniques that you would like to learn?
I suppose I will eventually learn Fair Isle...

12. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements?
I am a sock knitter. Women's Medium (size 7.5 shoe), 8.5" length & diameter, I believe

13. Do you have a yarn winder and/or a swift?
YEs, both.

14. Where/how to you keep you needles/hooks?
In disarray, at the moment!

15. Do you collect anything?
Wonder Woman and Joan of Arc paraphenalia. Rita Hayworth stuff.

16. What is your favorite type of music? Are you MP3 ready?
I really do have eclectic tastes...i like most types, from disco to heavy metal. Yes, i am MP3 ready (i use iTunes)

17. Do you like sweets? What are your favorites?
Caramel and Haribo gummies

18. What is your living situation like? Any pets? Children?
Cats and a dog.

19. Are you allergic to anything?
Nothing relevant

20. Do you have an online wish list (Amazon, Etsy, Loopy Ewe, etc.)? Please include links for your swap pal.

Yes, I have an Amazon wish list and the link is on the side. I guess you could also say that my Ravelry queue is a wish list.

21. Are you having a birthday during this swap?

22. What is your Ravelry ID? SaucyMinx

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