Monday, June 19, 2006
A great weekend & my sock kit answers
Yesterday was spent on the boat with my dad, stepmom, my sister & two of her friends. It was a great day of touring the city, too much beer, fried food & BAD "funk" music at Whitey's fishcamp and a ton of merriment in the rain on the way home.
All in all a perfect trip home!
Now for my sock pal kit who may be eagerly awaiting my answers, here they are:
What are your favorite colors? Red, Blue & green in all their variations.
Are you a new sock knitter? Semi
How long have you been knitting socks? Since December of last year, 4 & 1/2 pairs to date
Do you prefer solid or multicolored yarn? I like both
What fibers do you prefer in sock yarn? Wool or wool superwash
Where do you usually knit socks? Where don't I knit socks? At home, on trips, lunch break, waiting in line... you get the picture.
How do you usually carry/store small projects? In my purse with all my other stuff
What are your favorite sock knitting patterns? Any of Anna's patterns
What are your favorite sock knitting techniques? I love knitting toe up on two circ's & using the turkish cast on
What new techniques would you like to try? Maybe some new cast on's for toe up.
Do you prefer circulars or dpns for sock knitting? Circulars! All the way!
What are some of your favorite yarns? For socks I love Nature's Palette sock, brooklyn handspun & sunshine yarns sock
What yarn do you totally covet? Anything buttery soft & lovely to touch
Any pattern you would love to make if money and time were no object? Not off the top of my head
Favorite kind of needles (brand, materials, straights or circs, etc)? I love my denise set but for sock knitting I use addi turbos
If you were a specific kind of yarn, which brand and kind of yarn would you be? Brand?? I just don't have an answer for that one
Do you have a favorite candy or mail-able snack? I love dark, bittersweet chocolate
What’s your favorite animal? Owls, finches, Elephants
Do you have pets? What are their species/names/ages? One cat named Max who is 5 and like a child to us a spoiled lazy cat child!
If you were a color what color would you be? Red, bright, bold red
Describe your favorite shirt (yours or someone else’s).. I love all my super comfy American Apparel shirts. My favorite printed shirts are from threadless.
What is your most inspiring image, flower, or object in nature? sunrise in the mountains
Tell me the best quote you’ve ever heard or read.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, it's at the end of your arm, as you get older, remember you have another hand: The first is to help yourself, the second is to help others. - Audrey Hepburn
Do you have a wishlist? Nope
Anything else you’d like to share with the group today? Nope
I dreamt a kitten *broke into* my apartment because it wanted to live with us. It was one of those dreams where you wake up and look around thinking, "Where's the kitten?" I don't know if I could resist, even tho Boo and Simone would not approve!
Thanks so much for your patience while I go through the revelry of the Bar Exam (not). I have an idea, it's right there in my head; it's going to combine April and May PS cards!
I - finally - posted a pic of the one you sent me, so many, many thanks!
That Knitpicks alpaca lace storm is just gorgeous; I may get some for myself yet.
Keep on knittin'!!