Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Coffee Swap Questions!

It's good to be back blogging w/ everyone again! Work has been crazy and my son is getting ready to leave for the Airforce in twoweeks. So my time is spent doing other things.
I had lost track of time. Thank goodness my Coffee Swap partner nudged me about the Swap questions! Here they are!

QUESTIONS1. Whole bean or ground? Ground
2. Fully-loaded or decaf? Definately loaded.
3. Regular or flavored? Both!
4. How do you drink your coffee?W/ cream and sweetner. Hot or cold it doesnt matter.
5. Favorite coffee ever? No preference.
6. Are you fussy about your coffee or will any old bean do? I love all coffee except bitter.
7. Favorite treats to have with your coffee? Biscotti, cookies, ummm anything really.
8. Anything else about your coffee preferences? nope
9. Yarn/fiber you love? Natural
10. Yarn/fiber you hate? Acrylic
11. What's on your needles?Christmas presents!
12. Favorite colors? Jewel tones
13. Allergies? Horses. So no horse hair yarn.
14. Anything you really love, really don't like, or just need to get off your chest? Well I'm crazy busy and my heart is going to basic soon. Otherwise nope nothing at all!

Thanks pal for waiting on me. Youre the bomb!

Sunday, November 05, 2006

KMKS Questionnaire

Heres the Questionnaire for my KMKS swap:

Are you allergic to any fibers? No. Well horses if someone decides to spin horse hair. I stop breathing around them. Literally

What are your favorite colors? Jewel tones, fall colors, reds, blues, greens etc.

Are you a new mitt knitter? Though I am a long time knitter, yes I am

Do you prefer solid or multicolored yarn? Both

What fibers do you prefer in mitten yarn? Natural fibers, like wool & alpaca & silk

Where do you usually knit mittens? I like to knit in my favorite chair next to the fireplace.

How do you usually carry/store small projects? I carry them in a small fabric bag OR baggie

What are your favorite mitten patterns? I like the ones in Folk Mittens and Homemade Homespun (I think thats right)

What are your favorite mitten knitting techniques? I don’t have any yet

What new techniques would you like to try? I like to try anything new

What are your favorite needles for knitting mittens? DPNs

What are some of your favorite yarns? Anything not synthetic.

What yarn do you totally covet? Cashmere, alpaca, silks

Any pattern you would love to make if money and time were no object? Dont know of a specific pattern right off the top of my head

Favorite kind of needles (brand, materials, straights or circs, etc)? I use them all, my choice depends on my mood, the pattern & the yarn

If you were a specific kind of yarn, which brand and kind of yarn would you be? Cashmere/silk

Do you have a favorite candy or mail-able snack? Chocolate especially dark chocolate

What’s your favorite animal? Unicorns and dragons. Am not a cat/dog person.

Would you prefer super warm mittens or something more like fingerless mitts? Either one.

If you were a color what color would you be? Depends on my mood.

What is your most inspiring image, flower, or object in nature? A majestic mountain or a seascape.

Do you have a wishlist? Sure, world peace. That and win the lottery so I can buy any kind of yarn I want. Other then those? Nawwww, I'm easy to please.

Anything else you’d like to share with the group today? I am looking forward to this swap. I havent done a kit swap before. kNit swap yes. kIt swap no.