Addicted to Knitting

Secret Pal 11

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

I really like about anything natural. I really hate RED HEART! 

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

I have several little vases I store my dbp’s in. I made a couple rolls for my straights. My circulars are on a hook on the wall.

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 just over 3 years. The first year I didnt do much. My stepdaughter taught me so I could make my daughter some “fur” scarfs.  The past 2  years I have advanced to other things! I think I am intermediate in skill. I can read patterns well but seem to be very add when it comes to following lacey stuff!

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

No but I could make one easily enough! 😉

5. What’s your favorite scent?

anything but floral….

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

Very sweet tooth but …I am on a low glycemic diet…no sugar and only good carbs 😦

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

I used to scrapbook but since the last child got mobile I quit! I don’t spin but I would love to learn.

8. What kind of music do you like? Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? (if your buddy wants to make you a CD)

I listen to contemporary Christian Music on the rock/alternative side. Yes I can play MP3’s

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

I really dont like yellows or oranges much. I like purples and blues and sage greens.

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

I am married and have 3 children at home 13 y/o g, 10 y/o b, and 3 y/o b. I have 2 kittens, a very old dog (14) and 2 finches.

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

I wear scaves rarely, hats yes , mittens or ponchos…not really. I am to big to wear ponchos and I like my fingers free….

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

I love making hats and scaves. Right now I am on a dishcloth kick! I want to do socks… did one pair but they seem to take forever.

13. What are you knitting right now?

touch me tunic from IK (last winters) dishcloths, chevron scarf and several felting projects.

14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts?

YES!

15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles?

No preference

Bamboo, aluminum, plastic?

aluminum

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

yarn winder but no swift 😦

17. How old is your oldest UFO?

2 years…baby blanket

18. What is your favorite holiday?

Christmas

19. Is there anything that you collect?

yarn! LOL! lighthouses!

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 would love the dream in color baby sweater pattern or the baby surprise jacket. Any books by the Yarn Harlot would be great. I dont get any magazines at this time

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

Lace and some fancy cables

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

Oh how I wish I were a sock knitter! I will be someday! My feet are long (10 inches) and skinny (9 inches at the thickest part)

23. When is your birthday?

November 23rd…turkey baby!

24. Are you on Ravelry? If so, what’s your ID?

Jimzlady

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