Archive for the ‘SP 12’ Category

SP-Question of the week

July 9, 2008

1) Where is your favorite place to go for vacation/holiday? Anywhere quiet with much of nature around me. This can be in France, Costa Rica or anywhere else.Good wheather, warm, not too hot-they´re many possibilities.
2) Where is one place you’d like to go? To Great Britain, to northern Spain,……


SP-Question of the week

July 3, 2008

> The “perfect sized” stash was a tough question for many of you to
> answer. Maybe these stash related questions will be easier:
> 1) What yarn (that you don’t have/haven’t used) would make your stash
> “complete”?

I would like to use Noro-sock yarn ,more Wollmeisen ( a German handdyed sock yarn) and some lace yarns I see in blogs and havn´t seen otherwhere.
> 2) What yarn do you never want to be without?

Rowan tweed yarns, handdyed sock yarn.

Secret Pal 12-Questions and answers

June 10, 2008

1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like?
 I like only natural yarns like wool, alpaca, merino,silk. I love tweed-yarns and I don´t like evrything with acrylic fibers and i don´t like pure cotton very much.
2. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in?
I got a sewed needlecase for my circular needles, for my dpns I use the bags they were in because I have nothing more nice.
3. How long have you been knitting & how did you learn? Would you consider your skill level to be beginner, intermediate or advanced?
I am knitting for over 35 years and would say I am a intermediate to advanced knitter.
4. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list?
Yes, I have to update it…..
5. What’s your favorite scent?
Lavender and wool
6. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy?
No, I like herbes and things like oil with herbes and so on,.
7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? Do you spin?
Sewing, quilting,….
8. What kind of music do you like? Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? (if your buddy wants to make you a CD)World music, Flamenco, Salsa,MP3 is possible.
9. What’s your favorite color(s)? Any colors you just can’t stand?
Green, dark red, dark purple, grey, i don´t like pastells, yellow , blue only sometimes, I like dark colors more than light ones.
10. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets?
married, 3 kids.
11. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos?
Shawls, mittens, no hats, no ponchos.
12. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit?
shawls, cardigans, socks, mittens
13. What are you knitting right now?
2 cardigans, 3 shawls and many pairs of socks.
14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts?
Oh yes !
15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? Bamboo, aluminum, plastic?
Only circular ones , wood or bamboo. I like the harmony wood knitpicks needles very much.
16. Do you own a yarn winder and/or swift?
17. How old is your oldest UFO?
3 years, but I don´t like it any more.
18. What is your favorite holiday?
all holidays..
19. Is there anything that you collect?
yarn, needles markers, Amy Butler sewing patterns, patterns for shawls, cooking books ( I am a vegetarian)
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 a suscription for the Rowan Magazines, IWK and Vogue knitting.
21. Are there any new techniques you’d like to learn?
I don´t know right now.
22. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements?
Yes, a german 40
23. When is your birthday? yesterday, 9.6.
24. Are you on Ravelry? If so, what’s your ID?  Quiltkarin