Kitty Knits

January 13, 2006

SP7 Questionnaire

1. Are you a yarn snob (do you prefer higher quality and/or natural fibers)? Do you avoid Red Heart and Lion Brand? A complete yarn snob…I don’t avoid Lion Brand now that they have cashmerino yarn. No acrylic, please!

2. Do you spin? Crochet? Neither.

3. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in? I sewed myself a long needle case and am getting ready to start a pattern for a felted needle case for my short/DP needles.

4. How long have you been knitting? Would you consider your skill level to be beginner, intermediate or advanced? I have been knitting for over a year…I would consider myself an intermediate knitter.

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

6. What's your favorite scent? (for candles, bath products etc.) The smell of hyacinths or lilies

7. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy? I love anything with sugar!! Turtles are my favorite candy…

8. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? I sew, cross stitch, and crewel embroidery

9. What kind of music do you like? Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? (if your buddy wants to make you a CD) I have an iPod and listen mostly to MP3s…I travel a lot on business and always have to be listening to music. My favorite bands are Maroon 5 and Simple Plan

10. What's your favorite color? Or--do you have a color family/season/palette you prefer? Any colors you just can't stand? My favorite color is purple, but I usually only wear blue, black, white, brown and green. I prefer fall colors. Orange and hot pink are not colors that I like.

11. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets? I’m single and live with two great lhasa apsos!

12. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos? I wear anything but ponchos.

13. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? Debbie Bliss, Rowan, Jo Sharp

14. What fibers do you absolutely *not* like? Acrylic

15. What is/are your current knitting obsession/s? Sweaters

16. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit? Sweaters and wraps

17. What are you knitting right now? Scarf from the cover of “Scarf Style” and a Debbie Bliss baby blanket

18. Do you like to receive handmade gifts? Absolutely.

19. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? Circular

20. Bamboo, aluminum, plastic? Bamboo only

21. Do you own a yarn winder and/or swift? No…and definitely need both!

22. How did you learn to knit? Local yarn shop and books

23. How old is your oldest UFO? 1 year

24. What is your favorite animated character or a favorite animal/bird? FROGS!

25. What is your favorite holiday? Halloween

26. Is there anything that you collect? Beyers Choice carolers and Hallmark miniature ornaments

27. What knitting magazine subscriptions do you have? Vogue and Interweave

28. Any books, yarns, needles or patterns out there you are dying to get your hands on? See my Amazon wishlist…

29. Are there any new techniques you'd like to learn? Fair Isle

30. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements? “Nope” and “I don’t know”

31. When is your birthday? May 1st


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