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Montag, 9. Oktober 2006

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1. Where is your favorite knitting spot?
My favorite knitting spot is in my old leather arm chair with a glass of wine beside me..( the wine only sometimes and only in the evening...:-))

2. If you suddenly could never knit again (shudder) - what would you do instead?
Difficult...Maybe I would finish all my WIP-Quilts ?

3. If you could travel anywhere in the world - where would you go and why?
Oh, I would travel to Costa Rica, I like this country very much, all that animals there and the wonderful landscape.

4. When you were little - What did you want to do "when you grew up?" Are you doing it?
I want to be a physician and yes I am now.

5. What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?

Mittwoch, 4. Oktober 2006

Secret Pal 9


1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like?
I like natural yarns like wool, alpaka, merino,silk...Mostly I like tweed yarns, like "felted tweed" from Rowan I Hate Plastic fibres !

2. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in?
I have a kneedle case for all my needles which my secret pal ( has sewed for me !

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 since I am 5 years old. I think I´m an advanced knitter.

4. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list?
Yes, Amazon.
5. What's your favorite scent? (for candles, bath products, etc.)
In summer lavender, in winter coffee for candles.

6. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy?
ONly a little bit. I like things with nuts, peanuts and almonds, chocolate with strange tastes like chili.

7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? Do you spin?
sewing, quilting, spinning only a little bit.

8. What kind of music do you like? Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? (if your buddy wants to make you a CD)
Salsa, Flamenco, Dixie chicks, Jazz piano music

9. What's your favorite color(s)? Any colors you just can't stand?
dark red, olive green, brown,black for accessoires too

10. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets?
married, three kids

11. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos?
I like shawls ( lace knitted and can´t get enough), no hats ( doesn´t look good),mittens only when it is very, very cold, more wraps than ponchos

12. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit?
shawls, cardigans, socks

13. What are you knitting right now?
too much the same time...( a striped kid mohair cardigan, a Birch, socks, " Folly" from knitty,a.m.m.

14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts?
Oh yes !!!
15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? Bamboo, aluminum, plastic?
Only circular needles, Addi bamboo,Rosewood

16. Do you own a yarn winder and/or swift?
No, but I would like to have...
17. How old is your oldest UFO?
1 year, I think, but it is no UFO, is a WIP
18. What is your favorite holiday?
fall like now...
19. Is there anything that you collect?
wool, knitting books,

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 would like to have tweed yarns, books ( see my Amazon wishlist),I would like to feel " Kauni" yarn, I have three subscriptions : INterweave knits, Vogue knitting, Rowan Magazine

21. Are there any new techniques you'd like to learn?
fair isle,knitting arans better than I do now
22. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements?
Yes, German size 40
23. When is your birthday? (mm/dd) 06/09




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