Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Sockret pal questions

Sock-ret Pal Questionnaire
The basics:How long have you been knitting?
March 2004
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?
intermediate
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. US 6-7
Total foot length - 9"
Foot circumference - 9"
Heel flap length - 2 3/4"
Toe length - 2"
Heel-t0-toe length 7"

(fiber related) Favorites:What colors do you love?
renaissance and victorian palettes
Do you prefer solids or variegated? hmmm. i love colour...
What fibers do you most love to knit with? merino wool, alpaca, natural fibers
Who do you consider your favorite yarn vendors? Lorna's Laces, Wildfoote, Mountain Colors, Cascade Fixation, Schaeffer, Lang Jawool
What projects (other than socks, of course*S*) do you most enjoy knitting? hats, sweaters, bags ...um, everything
Dislikes:What fibers can you not stand to knit with? To wear? squeaky acrylic, anything that sheds really bad
What colors would you never wear? bubble gum pink
The Tools:Plastic or Metal? Bamboo or wood?
nickel plated and rosewood, CP bamboo
Circs or Straights? both DPNs or Magic Loop? i love DPN but i have 6 kids...one is a baby...so until i get a socks in progress tube to protect both the sock and kids probably 2cir/magic loop
Are there any knitting accessories you don't have in your collection but would like? beaded row keeper bracelet, circ needle id tags, Magic Marble Teleidoscope Knit Picks needles not in the options set
The Extras:Do you have a wish list? Side bar, also have a knitpicks one upon request
Do you like sweet, sour or salty? (or all of the above? *S*) salty,sour
Do you have any allergies your pal should know about? (Certain foods, smoke, pet hair, etc) smoke/cat/ferret (asthma household), peaches
Favorite scents? lavender, moonlight path, apple,
Do you collect anything (other than yarn and knitting toys of course)?
ladybugs
When is your birthday? (month and day is fine!) MidSummer's Day
Do you spin? Dye your own yarn? yes sir, yes sir 3 bobbins full
Your favorite author/band/vacation spot, anything you think will help your pal know you better... ted dekker, Fenelon, N. Hawthorne, as long as its not country music, um steamboat Co, bethlehem Pa, Prague, Tallin, Moscow, Freiburg, Colmar

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