1.What are your favorite colors? What colors make you cringe? No yellow! Other than that I like just about everything. I’m partial to purples, deep jewel tones, browns.
2.Are you a new sock knitter? How long have you been knitting socks? Not a newbie. Been doing it for a couple of years. I’ve never done colorwork in socks though, but I’m not sure I want to.
3.Do you prefer solid or multicolored yarn? Semi-solid? My favorites are those ones with variations on the same colors.
4.What fibers do you prefer in sock yarn? Superwash wool blends. Although I’ve never knit with silk blends, and I’m sure they are nice.
5.Where do you usually knit socks? In carline, waiting for the boys to get off of school.
6.How do you usually carry/store small projects? I have a few small bags.
7.What are your favorite sock knitting patterns? Any favorite designers? I’m a big Nancy Bush fan, and have two of her books – Knitting Vintage Socks and Traveling Socks. My favorite socks that I’ve done so far have been the Embossed Leaves patterns in Favorite Socks.
8.What are your favorite sock knitting techniques? I love lace socks. Makes them a bit more wearable in Florida.
9.What new techniques would you like to try? Hmmm… don’t know.
10.Do you prefer circulars or dpns for sock knitting? I mostly do magic loop, but sometimes dpns.
11.What are some of your favorite yarns? Jitterbug is dreamy, and I love Lorna’s Laces. I’ve not tried any of the indy sock yarns though.
12.What yarn do you adore and yearn for? What yarn makes you happiest? That’s a toughie.
13.Any pattern you would love to make if money and time were no object? There isn’t a particular sock pattern on my dream list.
14.Favorite kind of needles (brand, materials, straights or circs, etc)? I love addi turbos, but I’m all set in my 40 inchers.
If you were a specific kind of yarn, which brand and kind of yarn would you be? I think I would be Lorna’s Laces nearly solids. Pretty consistent but with interest.
Do you have a favorite candy or mail-able snack? Sweet or salty? I’m a chocolate girl. My favorite is Ritter Sport Butter Biscuit. But I don’t know how mail-able that is.
Do you collect anything? Anything Scooby Doo!
What is your favorite scent? I like fruit scents. Florals are nice but they make me sneeze.
Will you be celebrating a birthday, anniversary, etc. between now and the close of the swap? Nope!
What’s your favorite animal? I love butterflies?
Do you have pets? What are their species/names/ages? Rufus is a rescue beagle. We don’t know how old he is, but pretty young. He’s my sweetie!
Tell me the best quote you’ve ever heard or read. My favorite is from Clue, “And monkey brains, although popular in Cantonese cuisine, are not often to be found in Washington D.C.”
What is your motto in life? Life is too short to have regrets.
Do you have a wishlist? (ie: Amazon, B&N, a LYS, online store, etc.) Please list link here. Nope. I guess I should make one of those. 🙂
Anything else you’d like to share with your Sox Box pal? Nah.
Any allergies to be aware of for this swap? Just the cat thing.
Coffee, Tea? I like flavored coffees.
Anything Else? I think I’m good!