Friday, February 09, 2007

Secret Pal 10 and the Questionnaire

Yaaaa!! I am in Secret Pal 10.

The Questionnaire

By Kerry

Here are is the questionnaire for SP10. Please be sure to post it in a spot on your blog where your pal can easily find it. Since your pal will use this to help create your packages you'll want to have it posted to your blog no later than the last day of February.

1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like?

I really like Socks that Rock, Lorna's Lace, Fleece Artist. I can not knit with Cotton, they make my hands hurt.

2. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in?

I use a pencil case to hold my double point needles and most of my circular needles are hanging on a hook.

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 less that an year. I took a class last year for my birthday. I consider my skill level to be at the intermediate stage.

4. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list?

Yes, but it is mostly for books that have not come out yet.

5. What's your favorite scent?

The food kind, fruity flavors and so on.

6. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy?

Yes, dark chocolate and black licorice.

7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? Do you spin?

I quilt and sew. I am thinking of taking a spinning class this year for my birthday. I take a class of some kind for my birthday every year.

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 bluegrass, county, oldies, celtic music. My computer can play MP3s.

9. What's your favorite color(s)? Any colors you just can't stand?

I like jewel tones. Blues, greens, purples, reds. There are not any colors that I can not stand.

10. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets?

I live with one of my younger brothers. I do not at this time have a pet. I have been thinking of getting something.

11. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos?

I wear mittens when it is cold and I have a scarf that I can wrap around the top of my head as well as my neck that I wear when it is very cold. I do not know If I would wear a poncho.

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

Socks, felted bags and shawls, mostly socks they travel well.

13. What are you knitting right now?

Monkey Socks from the toe up and the forest canopy shoulder shaw

14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts?


15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? Bamboo, aluminum, plastic?

I like the knitpick circulars, they are pointy. Other than those I tend to use dobble points, I do not tend to use straight needles.

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


17. How old is your oldest UFO?

Not old, I try to not have any and I have not been knitting that long.

18. What is your favorite holiday?

One where my whole family can get together. Other than that I like 3 Kings Day.

19. Is there anything that you collect?

Books, fabric, yarn, not so much the knit knacks.

20. Any books, yarns, needles or patterns out there you are dying to get your hands on? What knitting magazine subscriptions do you have?

I am thinking of getting a subscription to interweave knits. The only book that I can think of right now is A Second Treasury of Magical Knitting by Cat Bordhi and Knitting Vintage Socks by Nancy Bush

21. Are there any new techniques you'd like to learn?

Making Cables.

22. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements?

Yes, I do not know off hand. I do have size 9 1/2 feet.

23. When is your birthday?
It is in Jan.

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