Yarn- Knitpicks Gloss in “Cocoa”
Needles- Knitpicks Harmony Interchangeable
US size 6
loving the pattern- the needles and the yarn. Any questions?
Can you say knitted chocolate?
Hot Chocolate without whipped cream? Not on my blog!
This week is UBER Busy. Getting ready for MOPS International’s Annual Convention!
Gotta pack my sandals and my Bible—I serve God through MOPS as a MAC- (Ministry Advancement Coordinator- convention is a VERY busy event for field-leaders and Mom’s alike! Will need to attempt the impossible today- find CUTE and COMFY shoes….. or not.
Please pray for convention as over 4000 Mom’s gather to be cared for- challenged and encouraged— ummmm and goof around;) A LOT.
Blocked pic of Hemlock Ring Doily/shawl: No wonder I’m obsessed with this pattern!
Fiber God-Mother Questionaire:
What are your fiber-related hobbies? (Knit, Crochet, Spinning, Needlepoint, etc.) – I knit, spin
How long? – I don’t know about 5 years?
Which are you *most* into? – Knitting, then spinning
How would you classify yourself in this craft – Intermediate- advanced
What is your current fiber-related obsession? – current projects.
What are your favorite items to make? – Lace n socks- they always fit!
What are you making right now? – Hemlock Ring blanket- Hanging Vines Stole and Monkey Socks need to finish a CPH.
What other crafts or
Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? – Watercolor painting- spinning, photography
About the fiber:
Your favorite yarn(s) (brand or type)? – mostly natural stuff.
What fibers do you absolutely *not* like? – not so much about the acrylics or novelty stuff.
Is there a yarn you’ve been dying to try? – Sundara mostly solids…
Are you a fiber snob? – picky yeah- snob- no- but then again yeah.
About the tools:
Hardwood, Bamboo, Aluminum, Plastic? – mostly wood cept for cotton then metal….
For knitters: Straight, DPN or Circular needles? -all of the above;)
Favorite gadget? – kacha collector and measuring tape fiend— want the little Lantern moon b-day cake;) my ipod;)
Anything you’ve been wanting to try? – everything? New Knitpicks DPNS!!!
Do you pamper yourself? Or do you generally come last? – often last- but do what I need so as not go crazy;)
What does an ideal day off/free hour consist of for you? – Good food- friends – knitting.. a great book..music… quiet time preferably on a beach…..
Are you allergic to anything? – banana’s
What is your family situation? (Partner, spouse, kids, etc.) – Husband, 3 sons- 18, 15 and 5
Are you owned by any pets? – Bad dog Sami the Beagle , Cappucino the kitty nazi and Truffles the clumsy cat.
Your favorite color(s)? – purples, reds, pinks (deeper is better) blues… like jewel tones- rich colors;)
Any colors you just can’t stand? – Don’t much like yellows- and greens can make me look pretty pukey:(
What’s your favorite scent? (for candles, bath products etc.) – light florals- lavander, vanilla
Least favorite? (Maybe you’re not “allergic,” but it makes you want to die) – cat pee?
How do you feel about candy? – chocolate….yum.
Any dietary restrictions? – Nope- olny self imposed and I’m not following thru with those much lately;)
Is there anything that you collect? – YARN;) McCoy piece mostly in cream color…. longaberger baskets….milk glass.
What is your favorite holiday? – Christmas
Do you have an online wish list (e.g. Amazon, Things I Want)? Amazon- my e-mail
Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? – Yes.What kind of music do you like? pretty broad-
U2, Coldplay, Casting Crowns, Third Day, Springsteen, ummm classical….
Any special requests in case your Godmother wants to make a CD for you? – surprise me;)
Favorite movie(s)? – no real clue here;)
Any “fan” stuff? (e.g. Firefly, Wonder Woman, etc.) – sheepies;)
Anything we missed? Tell, Tell!