Saturday, January 29, 2005

Secret Pal 4 Questions

Are You a Yarn Snob (do you prefer high-end/natural fibers)? Do you avoid Red Heart and Lion Brand? Or is it all the same to you?
I prefer natural fibers or natural fiber blends. I do use the cheap stuff for crafts and fun projects.

Do you have any allergies? Nope

What is your favorite scent? Right now I am hooked on Ylang-Ylang. They have a line of this scent at Bath and Body Works. I also love Gardenia, Lavender, Vanilla, Coconut, and anything tropical.

Do you have a sweet tooth? Yes, love candy and chocolate

What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? I also sew, and like working with fabrics. I like fabrics with oriental prints. I also garden and like to bake.

What kind of music do you like? Depending on my mood, I listen to all types of music including top 20, oldies, jazz, classical, blues & big band. No rap.

What is your favorite color? Or do you have a color family/season/palette you prefer? I like pinks, reds, purples, blues, & pastels. I love color. I shy away from non-colors like black, brown, grey, and white.

What is your family situation? I am married and have two dogs & a cat.

What are your life dreams? To retire at a young age and travel the world.

What are your favorite yarns to knit with? I like Debbie Bliss, Jo Sharp, Rowan, Jaeger, Tahki, Filatura di Crosa, Lamb's Pride & GGH. Pretty much anything wool, alpaca, mohair, angora or cotton.

What fiber do you absolutely not like? 100% acrylic.

What is your current knitting obsession? I am hooked on small projects at the moment. Socks, mittens, hats.

What is your favorite item to knit? I really like making cables.

What are you knitting right now? A Hello Kitty handbag & the Irish Hiking Scarf

What do you think about ponchos? I am over them. (Poncho Over load)

Do you prefer straight or circular needles? I like both.

How did you learn to knit? I taught myself using the Stitch and Bitch handbook

How old is your oldest UFO? 5 months

What is the next thing you want to learn? Fair Isle knitting & more complicated pattern stitches

Rate yourself on a girly / fruh fruh factor from 1-10: I am a 9 ½

If you could have any “super power” which would it be? To breathe under water like Aqua Man.

Is there anything not covered above that you would like your SP to know about you? I like tea, coffee, and cocoa. I like anything Oriental or Eastern. I Like Disney stuff; my favorite characters at the moment are Tinkerbelle & Tigger. I also like Hello Kitty& French Kitty. I love Knitting and pretty much anything knitted related.


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