Sp-questions and answers-

November 17, 2008

1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like?
I like natural yarns like Alpaca, merino and wool like the Rowan tweed yarns, kauni-yarn and handcoloured sock yarns like Wollmeisen.yarn and so on. I really hate yarns with plastic fibers.
2. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in?
I have a sewed case for my circular needles, the dpns are in a box, but i am not satisfied with it.
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 a very long time and would say I am an intermediate to advanced knitter.
4. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list? Yes
5. What’s your favorite scent?
Lavender
6. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy?
only a little bit, chocolate with strange things like ginger or salt
7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? Do you spin?  Yes but I am a spinning beginner, i like handcoloured fibers for it.
8. What kind of music do you like? Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? (if your buddy wants to make you a CD) MP3 is possible, I like fok pop and Flamenco music.
9. What’s your favorite color(s)? Any colors you just can’t stand? My favorite colours are dark red, dark violet, lime green ( I like it together, too), grey and oher shades of green.
10. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets? Married, house, garden, three children, no pets.
11. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos?  Lace shawls, mittens, I wear never something on my head and I don´t like ponchos.
12. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit? Lace shawls, cardigans, mittens, socks…..
13. What are you knitting right now? Too much….-),three lace shawls, 2 cardigans,one pair of mittens and many pair of socks.
14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts? Yes, very much
15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? Bamboo, aluminum, plastic? Only circular ones and dpns for socks. Harmony woods only since I know them…
16. Do you own a yarn winder and/or swift? not yet, but I hope after christmas.
17. How old is your oldest UFO? many vars old, but I am not sure if I relly want to finish it.
18. What is your favorite holiday? What winter holiday do you observe? Every holidays with time for me and my family.
19. Is there anything that you collect? lace patterns, knitting books,yarns,stitch markers,
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 Interweave knits, Vogue knitting and the Rowan magazines. I would like to have all old Rowan magazines…..
21. Are there any new techniques you’d like to learn? Not now.
22. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements? Yes, German 40
23. When is your birthday? 9.June
24. Are you on Ravelry? If so, what’s your ID? Yes, Quiltkarin

lange her-long ago

September 23, 2008

Es ist lange her, das ich hier etwas gezeigt habe, das liegt nicht unbedingt daran, das ich nichts gestrickt habe, aber mein Tag hat ein paar Stunden zu wenig….

Schon länger fertig ist diese Jacke aus Alpaka fashion, ein Garn, bei dem das Stricken wirklich Spaß gemacht hat.Es war ein Spontankauf auf dem Rückweg aus münster, wo ich gerade meine Facharztprüfung hinter mir hatte und es für eine schöne Belohnung gehalten habe…:-)

zurück-back……

August 17, 2008

So, da bin ich wieder aus einem sehr schönen Urlaub.Gestrickt habe ich nicht so viel, dafür gabe es viel zu viel anderes zu tun, fertig geworden sind diese Socken .

There wasn´t much time for knitting in my holidays,so much other things to do….-)

only this :

kleine Blog-Pause-a little break…

July 18, 2008

for holidays.

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.

weiße Jacke-white cardigan

June 30, 2008

Dann habe ich in den letzten Wochen noch ein weißes Baumwoll-Jäckchen fertig gestrickt. ich habe keine Knöpfe gefunden, die mir gefielen, deshalb habe ich sie gehäkelt…. -)

 

And I have also finished this white cardigan.The yarn is a cotton blend, nearly pure cotton, but a little bit stretchy.

etwas sommerliches-something for summer

June 28, 2008

habe ich fertig. Das Garn ist eine Baumwoll-cashmere-Mischung und es sitzt besser, als es an der Puppe aussieht…

The yarn is a cotton-cashmere-blend and it´s fitting better than it looks…..-)

fertig-done

June 16, 2008

Als letztes habe ich einen kiri aus wunderschöner selbstgesponnener Wolle von Gudrun, meiner knit n´n´sip-Partnerin gestrickt-hier ist er :

The last thing I have knit is this Kiri from handspun yarn-here it is….

 

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?
No.
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