Knit Sock Kit Pal
What are your favorite colors? Purple, Fuschia, Turquoise, black (jewel tones;)
Are you a new sock knitter? Not NEW, but you know.. learning.. How long have you been knitting socks? About a year and a half.
Do you prefer solid or multicolored yarn? Both. If it’s yarn- and soft and pretty… I’m good;)
What fibers do you prefer in sock yarn? Natural— but blends hold up a bit better- and I do suffer with knitters fear.. of my socks falling apart;)
Where do you usually knit socks? Where ever I happen to be, I happen to BE knitting….
How do you usually carry/store small projects? Bags of every sort and size and color– I am a bag-lady in waiting.
What are your favorite sock knitting patterns? The one I’m working on currently- what ever THAT is;)
What are your favorite sock knitting techniques? Only know how to do top down— looking to grow.
What new techniques would you like to try? Toe up- then on circs… then magic loop– did I miss anything? Add that. 😉
Do you prefer circulars or dpns for sock knitting? So far DPNs
What are some of your favorite yarns? KOIGU. Socks That Rock…. Interlacements toasty toes… louet gems……… Schaeffer Anne…
What yarn do you totally covet? All. (well- maybe NOT COVET.. that would be bad– but you know- I love yarn)
Any pattern you would love to make if money and time were no object? Afraid of the tiny needles for jaywalkers— but if time were no object… the birch leaf socks from Gathering of Lace- (again size 0’s… I’m a get it done kinda girl;)
Favorite kind of needles (brand, materials, straights or circs, etc)?
Lantern Moons, Brittany Birch, Bryspun flexibles… swallow casein…(except the bad dog Sami eats them) Rt needle for the rt yarn. I like the 5-6″ size…. longer is too hard to mover quick–I am a continental / combination knitter- I’m all about fast;)
If you were a specific kind of yarn, which brand and kind of yarn would you be? I’d like to think I was koigu—nicely evenly spun smooth to knit… but probably AM some crazy mish mash novelty yarn;)
Do you have a favorite candy or mail-able snack? CHOCOLATE.
What’s your favorite animal? sheepies at the moment.
Do you have pets? What are their species/names/ages? 2 cats Cappucino and Truffles, and a Dog- Sami (Bad but sweet Beagle)
If you were a color what color would you be?
Describe your favorite shirt (yours or someone else’s).. Hot pink. (fuschia) or plain white
What is your most inspiring image, flower, or object in nature?
Black and white pics of trees, (esp in the winter) beach, flowers..etc.. love them.
Tell me the best quote you’ve ever heard or read. So many quotes- so little time…
Preach the Gospel at all times – If necessary, use words.–St. Francis of Assisi
In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love. Mother Teresa
“God will look to every soul like its first love because He is its first love.”
–The Problem of Pain, C.S. Lewis
“To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man. “ William Shakespeare
Do you have a wishlist? nope
Anything else you’d like to share with the group today?
I’m a mom of 3 boys- I knit while we fish. ummm and have been accused of knitting at stop lights- and I don’t see that as a problem. I have the best husband ever. That is all.