Here you go swap pal!
What are your favorite colors? Reds, greens, blues, pinks, blacks, browns, purples, oranges, greys! In any hues of these colors!
Are you a new sock knitter? Yes
How long have you been knitting socks? Started in January 06-4 pairs done so far..a few on the needles! :)
Do you prefer solid or multicolored yarn? both!
What fibers do you prefer in sock yarn? I like superwash wool or cotton
Where do you usually knit socks? Anywhere I can!
How do you usually carry/store small projects? Little totes I have leftover from a craft fair I did 3 yrs ago. I am looking forward to someone else making me one though! :)
What are your favorite sock knitting patterns? So far Knitty's(tm) Thuja and plain stockinette and ribbed typed patterns.
What are your favorite sock knitting techniques? umm..don't know many yet, I've only done stockinette and ribbing so far.
What new techniques would you like to try? Toe-ups, short row heels, lace patterns, cables
Do you prefer circulars or dpns for sock knitting? Circulars baby! Magic Loop or 2 circs, either as long as they are circs! :) --btw..currently set for needles
What are some of your favorite yarns? Allthings Heather um..she knows the colors I like ;), Cascade fixation, STR, Lorna's Laces, Regia, Knit picks, Mountain Colors Bearfoot,...haven't knit with them yet, fondle most of them! :)
What yarn do you totally covet? Right now, Fleece artist sock yarns in any of the colors I like, Sundarya yarn in Chimney, Vesper in Antigone, Scout's Fraises des Bois or Tarzhay... As you can see I do like to support the independent yarn dye'r..producer.. :)
Any pattern you would love to make if money and time were no object? Can't think of any right now, I elect to revisit this question if my pal so asks! ;)
Favorite kind of needles (brand, materials, straights or circs, etc)? Currently using addi natura's, clover bamboo, inox metal grays and express, and addi turbo's (on thicker yarns)
If you were a specific kind of yarn, which brand and kind of yarn would you be? Wool-cotton blend...sturdy, durable, warm, soft, and a little giving.
Do you have a favorite candy or mail-able snack? jelly bellys, chocolate, cinnamon candies, anything really ;)
What’s your favorite animal? umm...see below
Do you have pets? What are their species/names/ages? Belle-bloodhound 3 yrs; Sapphire-sealpoint Siamese-1yr.
If you were a color what color would you be? Red....sassy...bright...bold
Describe your favorite shirt (yours or someone else’s).. For me a nice comfortable v-neck tee shirt, well fitting not too short, tight, or loose...just perfect fitting.
What is your most inspiring image, flower, or object in nature? I love the sea and sky at different times of the day (wished I lived by the sea!), flowers, birds
Do you have a wishlist? No, just feel free to ask questions if need be :)
Anything else you’d like to share with the group today? I'm looking forward to meeting new people, making the kit for my pal and hopefully get them something either they haven't found or tried. Thanks for having this.