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Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Sock-ret Pal Questionnaire

The basics:
How long have you been knitting? About 3 years
Do you consider yourself a beginning sock knitter,
an intermediate,or have you been doing this so long
you could probably knit a pair in your sleep?
I'm an intermediate sock knitter

The measurements:
While your pal may ask for some additional info to
ensure a great fit,please provide your shoe size,
or any other fitting related info you think is
pertinent. Size 6 1/2-7 (US Women's)

(fiber related) Favorites:

What colors do you love? I love most colors.
Lately I've been into turquoise,lime green, all
shades of red, blue and green.
Do you prefer solids or variegated?
They both have their place. For socks I like
interesting patterns with solids and plain
stockinette for variegated.
What fibers do you most love to knit with?
I like knitting with everything except I've
found that mohair makes me sneeze.
Who do you consider your favorite yarn vendors?
I have been buying a lot from Knit Picks
lately. I love Lorna's Laces. I use Cascade 220
for a lot of basic projects.
What projects (other than socks, of course*S*)
do you most enjoy knitting? I love knitting for
other people. For myself, I'm working on a cardigan
right now.

(fiber related) Dislikes:
What fibers can you not stand to knit with? To wear?
I have problems with mohair and other fuzzy yarns
like angora (unfortunately)
What colors would you never wear? YELLOW!

The Tools:
Plastic or Metal? Bamboo or wood?
I have them all and I use them all.

Circs or Straights? I mainly work on circs--except for socks
DPNs or Magic Loop? I'm exclusively DPN
Are there any knitting accessories you don't
have in your collection but would like?
I could use some wool detergent. Does this count?

The Extras:
Do you have a wish list? If so, please share the link!
I don't have a wishlist

Do you like sweet, sour or salty? (or all of the above? *S*)
I've just started a pretty
strict diet so no matter how much I might beg for it,
don't send SWEETS! I can eat sugar-free gum and almonds.
Do you have any allergies your pal should know about?
(Certain foods, smoke, pet hair, etc)
I am a super-smeller and get sick with the smell of smoke.
I'm also allergic to cats.
Favorite scents? Scents you can't stand?
I love the Cherry Blossom scent from Bath &
Body Works (but I already have a lot of that stuff)
and I like anything cinnamon.
Do you collect anything (other than yarn and
knitting toys of course)? Just yarn.
When is your birthday? (month and day is fine!)April 11
Do you spin? Dye your own yarn?
I have a drop spindle and am still working on my
first skein. I haven't started dyeing my own yarn yet.
Your favorite author/band/vacation spot,
anything you think will help your pal know
you better...
Favorite things: Neil Diamond, cilantro, itunes,
historical fiction, Spanish, rubber
stamping, ribbon, winning competitions, blogging


  1. Are you okay? Where's our Christy!?!?! I need more blogging!

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