Monday, May 26, 2008


Part One: Crafting
Do you knit, crochet, or both? Like both, although I am a beginner in crochet.
What do you like to make? Hats, scarves, gloves,toys and socks really anything that I see as a challenge.
Do you have a favourite project? Love making scarves and socks.
Do you have a favourite type of fiber or brand of yarn? Lornas Laces, Noro and Rowan.
Do you have a least favourite type of yarn? Acrylic and Mohair
Do you do any other crafts?Glass Painting, Embroidery(freestyle), Dress making and Silk Painting.
Do you knit in public? If so where do you like knitting and what is your "portable" project?Yes, in the park, on the train, at work (lunch time) usually socks sometimes scarves.
What do you carry your "portable" knitting in? Little white bag with strawberries on it.
Are there any knitting gifts (book, toy, yarn, item, tool) that you have been lusting over? Loop pretty Knits by Susan Cropper, Buttons (anything pretty and unusual) more Rowan Handknit cotton (just made a toy for my niece heaven to knit with)

Part Two: Your Favourites
What is your favourite colour? Reds, Pinks, Aqua and anything earthy.
What is your least favourite colour? Blue (don't suit it and it reminds me of school jumpers haha)
What scents/smells do you like? What don’t you like? Love coconut, vanilla anything natural but find Lavender a bit overpowering.
How do you like to pamper yourself? (bubble bath, hand creams, massage, manicure)Classical music, big bubble bath, candles. Or if I can't be bothered with the bath thing a mud mask or foot soak and wine.
What goodies to you like to eat? (chocolate, biscuits, sweets,crisps etc)Love milk chocolate, crisps and anything with butter and jam (scones, toast or chunky bread)
Do you prefer tea or coffee while you knit? Any particular kind?I like both. I have got a thing for Starbucks Chai Tea Latte (or just plain old latte) when I'm out with my knitting.
Do you listen to/watch anything while you knit? (TVshow-Along, movies, music, podcasts, audiobooks)Pushing Daisies, Sex and the City, Breakfast at Tiffanys, anything by Goldfrapp.

Part Three: About you, Living & Past-times
If you were a specific kind of yarn, which brand and kind of yarn would you be (and why)? A beautiful Handdyed yarn in Candy colours (pinks yellows and oranges) like I bought from Skein Queen recently. Gorgeous.
Where do you live in the UK? (General idea not address)Central Scotland.
Have you always lived here, or did you grow up somewhere else? Always lived there.
What is your favourite place in the UK? Devon, Edinburgh and the Isle of Skye.
If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?Russia, New Zealand and Canada
What other hobbies do you have? Baking and decorating cakes, playing the guitar and watching horror movies.

Part Four: The Theme
The paintings called A World Apart.
I love the quirkiness of this painter, the beautiful, vibrant colours that are used for the scenes and being an Aries I love the sheep especially their funny faces. The paintings make me smile.
Final Part:
Any allergies/preferences (fiber-wise or treat-wise)? Allergic to Mohair, don't like honey and allergic to Lanolin based creams.
Anything we missed that you’d like your partner to know?Nope don't think so.

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