Sisyphus Knits

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

August Birthday Swap

Hi August Birthday Swap Pal,

I thought I would post my survey answers for all the world to see:
What day is your birthday?
August 10th
Are you crafty?
Only in yarn related endeavors, needlepoint & knitting
Would you enjoy things like: Buttons, ribbons and embellishments?
Sure, I love all beautiful things
Do you dye your own wool?
I haven’t yet, but I have 20 pkgs of Kool Aid & 14 oz. of Victorian Brushed Mohair from Halcyon Yarns sitting in my stash
Do you like to scrapbook or make homemade cards?
I used to scrapbook, but not so much anymore
What small project would you be interested in making? Socks, mittens, scarf, hat, baby items, wash cloths, doilies, shrugs etc
I would make socks, mittens, scarf, hat, or a shrug
What are your favorite scents?
Vanilla, lavender, lily of the valley
Do you like stationary and cards?
I don’t use them very often
Do you like hand lotions or soaps?
Do you like to sew or embroider items?
I needlepoint
Do you like beads?
Yes please, although I don’t make jewelry, only for knitting
What kind of mail-able snacks do you like to eat?
Whatever, I’m easy to please; I do have a sweet tooth
Do you like to wear costume jewelry? Necklace, earrings, bracelets etc.
Do you like to play cards or board games?
Only with my kids
What are your favorite colors of yarn?
Oooh, this is tough, I love variegated yarn in all different colors. For socks I like reds (although not orangey reds, more like cranberry), blues, pinks, for sweaters I lean towards greens, greys, and blues, and for some reason I love pink & brown together
Do you like solid, variegated, heathers, or self stripping yarns?
See above
Do you like kitchen magnets or key rings?
Do you like picture frames?
Do you like to make/or use stitch markers?
I only own boring plastic ring stitch markers, although recently Lynae in my weekly knitting group gave me a couple of cute little beaded markers that look like earrings :)
Do you collect anything?
Flow Blue, Yelloware, tiny Limoges boxes
Do you have any allergies? Smoke, food, fiber, pets, etc..
Do you have any hobbies?
Is Gardening a hobby?
Do you like scented or unscented candles?
I like scented candles
Are you a fiber snob?
The snobbiest!


Anonymous Jo in Boston said...

Thanks for the list! I'm going shopping now!

3:12 PM  
Anonymous sister#3 said...

I like pink & brown too! Other unconventional but good color combos: turquiose & brown, lavender & red.

9:08 PM  

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