Monday, August 25, 2008

FAlling for Ewe Autumn Yarn Swap Q&A

  1. Do you knit or crochet? How long have you been at your craft? A proud knitter since I was 8. My grandmother's taught me when I was little. They used either acrylic or wool, none of the glorious stuff we use today.
  2. Do you spin? What type of spinning? No, that's why they created mills.
  3. Are there any other crafts you participate in? Sure, cross stitch, sewing, all kinds of crafts. I have a whole room dedicated to crafting. My kids all craft, too.
  4. What are your favorite yarns/fibers? I like just about anything. Am especially fond of local hand dyes and locally spun yarn. It fascinates me to see what others across the country are coming up with. What are your least favorite yarns/fibers?Although they have their place, I do not use a lot of acrylics for anything but charity knitting.
  5. What are your favorite colors? Red, Blue, Purple, Green... Just about anything. I use a lot of 'school colors' since we are a football family. Lots of Cardinal and gold for the high school and now royal and white for my daughter's college. What are your least favorite colors? Oranges, but even then it depends on the shades.
  6. Are there any yarns/brands that you are dying to work with but never have? As I said before, I love yarns that are locally dyed. It's fun to see what people on the coasts are doing differently than the mid-west.
  7. What is/are your favorite types of projects to knit/crochet? I like everything and usually have several projects going at a time. It just depends on the day. Guess some would consider this ADD.
  8. What are you currently working on? Anything you plan to work on this autumn? Hmmm.... I have a pair of socks for my daughter that is 2/3 done, several squares for a Warm Up America afghan, an afghan for the HS to auction...huh, guess that's it for now. I need to start working on Christmas gifts.
  9. What is your favorite FO? I just completed a 'Buckeye Bag' based on a pattern by Knit Picks. It was so much fun! It was my first attempt at Entrelac and I really enjoyed it.
  10. What is your oldest UFO? I have an afghan I started 30 years ago in my basement. Perhaps I should just bind it off and use it. It's probably usable as it is.
  11. Are there any techniques that you want to learn? Lace. I love the look and, thanks to my last swapper, have several skeins of beautiful lace weight and patterns to go with them.... hey, maybe I'll start one tonight!
  12. Are you on Rav? What’s your ID? YES! I love Ravelry. I am knitty78
  13. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements? Most definitely. I wear a 8 1/2
  14. Do you collect anything? Other than great memories? no. I do like stuff, just don't have a specific collection.
  15. Do you have a yarn winder and/or swift? No.
  16. Do you love sweets? What are your favorites? Yes, chocolates, caramels, anything really.
  17. What are your favorite scents? Natural scents, musky scents, good-smelling-man scents.
  18. Where do you keep your needles/hooks? I have a tote I keep them in. My doggie-dog has a penchant for bamboo, so I have to keep them out of his line of site.
  19. Do you have a wishlist (Amazon, Etsy, etc?) Not really, but I do love to read.
  20. Having a birthday this fall? Guess what? October 5th!!!!
  21. Are you allergic to anything??? Work? Dirty dishes? Does that count?
  22. What is your favorite type of music? Are you MP3 ready? Mostly country and classic rock. I am not an MP3 baby.
  23. What is your living situation like? Any pets? Children? Dear Husband, 3 teens, Kelly, 19, Ethan, 17 and Baylor 15. One dog, one cat and her 5 kittens. Want one?
  24. Do you have an online wish list (Amazon, Etsy, Loopy Ewe, etc.)? Nope. I like just about anything.

1 comment:

Grace said...

have fun with it, I decided to sit this round out!!! My birthday is sept 30th we are both Libra's!