lauantai 8. marraskuuta 2008

Secret Pal 13 Questionnaire

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

I like to knit with wool, alpaca and natural blends, I like sock yarns with tight twist like Lorna's Laces, Koigu, STR and Jitterbug. I don't knit with pure acrylic or novelty yarns. My hands don't like knitting with cotton.

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

I have a needle roll but I like to store my needles in plastic box.

3. How long have you been knitting & how did you learn? Would you consider your skill level to be beginner, intermediate or advanced?

I learn to knit at age of eight so I have been knitting 25 years. My mother taught me to knit (and crochet) and in Finland we knit (and crochet) at school too. I can follow instructions quite well but I'm not designing myself so I think I'm advanced intermediate knitter.

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

I have an Amazon wish list, I'm going to update it before swap starts.

5. What's your favorite scent?

Fresh air, I don't like scented candles, soaps or lotions. I don't use air freshners.

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

Yes I have. I like gummi bears, dark chocolate and fudge.

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

I like to knit, crochet and spin. I have both spinning wheel and spindle.

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

In winter time I like Christmas carols, my computer can play MP3s.

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

Green (bright with yellow tone) and brown are my favorite colors. I don't like red, blue, violet or black.

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

I live with my cat.

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

I wear scarves, but not hats, mittens or ponchos.

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

I like to knit socks.

13. What are you knitting right now?


14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts?

I'd like to receive handmade gifts.

15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? Bamboo, aluminum, plastic?

I use steel circulars with socks and wooden circulars with other knits.

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

I have both.

17. How old is your oldest UFO?

I have four months old socks still on my needles.

18. What is your favorite holiday? What winter holiday do you observe?

My favorite holiday is Christmas.

19. Is there anything that you collect?

Dust bunnies, yarn and wool.

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 have Interweave Knits, Piecework and Spin Off subscriptions.

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

I would like to learn

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

Yes, I am. My foot circumference is 8.5" and my foot is 8.75" long.

23. When is your birthday?

March 16th.

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

I'm on Ravelry, my ID is Hanna.

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2 kommenttia:

Anonyymi kirjoitti...

Hi there, Im your SP13!!! Hope to find some nice stuff to send you, as you will love, keep on looking for packages!!!

Hanna kirjoitti...

How exciting, I look forwars being spoiled.

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