1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like?
I love STR, Koigu, Lornas, Fleece Artist and Indie artists. I prefer to work with natural fibers I don’t care for acrylic
2. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in?
I have a small bag to keep them in
3. How long have you been knitting & how did you learn? Would you consider your skill level to be beginner, intermediate or advanced?
I have been knitting 4 or 5 years I tought myself with some pointers from my mom along the way I would concider myself to be intermediate
4. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list?
I do have a wish list I haven’t updated for a while you can find it here
5. What’s your favorite scent? Lavender, Vanilla, Black Rasberry Vanilla
6. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy? Yes at the moment I have a thing for Lifesavers fruit and mint the sweet mint are my favorite
7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? Do you spin?
I love making stitch markers , No I don’t spin
8. What kind of music do you like? Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? (if your buddy wants to make you a CD) I like all kinds of music except rap, bluegrass
9. What’s your favorite color(s)? Any colors you just can’t stand? I don’t like yellow all other colors are welcome
10. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets? I am married and I have 3 boys I have a dog named Cally that live outdoors
11. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos? Hats and scarves
12. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit? At the moment socks
13. What are you knitting right now? Socks
14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts? I love them
15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? Bamboo, aluminum, plastic? I pnly use circular, and I prefer metal or aluminum
16. Do you own a yarn winder and/or swift? I have both
17. How old is your oldest UFO? 2 years
18. What is your favorite holiday? Halloween
19. Is there anything that you collect? Angles and sheep
20. Any books, yarns, needles or patterns out there you are dying to get your hands on? What knitting magazine subscriptions do you have? Anything I have a subscription to Interweave Knits
21. Are there any new techniques you’d like to learn? I am always looking for ways to challange myself
22. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements? Foot length? 9″ from heel to toe Foot circumference? 10″ around
I wear a size 8 or 8 1/2
23. When is your birthday? Oct. 24
24. Are you on Ravelry? If so, what’s your ID? I am on Ravelry my id is mandyknitster
In other news I am still knitting away on the jaywalkers for sockapalooza and I hope the have them done by Wed. I have been working so much this summer I haven’t had time to knit or blog. Hopefully things will start slowing down so I can get both done. Hope you all have a great day!! Happy knitting!