SP 12 - Question 13

If you were told you could never again buy yarn, would would your last yarn purchase be? I think it would be Cascade 220.  I really do.  It’s versatile, there are a TON of colors, and it felts so well! If you were told you could never knit again, what would be the last thing you’d knit?? I’d make a felted bag.  I really would.  I’d think about a sweater, but I’m pretty sure it would be a purse. In a given year, how many times do you buy yarn? … [Read more...]

SP Question Week 7

What is(are) your favorite place(s) to knit? I love to knit in front of the television, especially when reality television is on…  Big Brother, Project Runway, Top Chef, all my favorite shows to knit by.  I also love to knit on the plane.  It’s quiet, and I tend to get a lot of work done. What supplies (besides yarn & needles) make the setting perfect for knitting? Buttons!  I love to have lots of buttons around for inspiration!  One good button can … [Read more...]

SP 12 - Question #5

1) Where is your favorite place to go for vacation/holiday? Oh, my…  Ireland, Ireland, Ireland.  I love Ireland.  I would live there if I could.  It’s so peaceful and slow there.  I even tried to find a husband there (before John). 2) Where is one place you’d like to go? I’d like to go to Scotland…  I hear that it is beautiful, and there is great wool there.  … [Read more...]

SP 12 - Question #4

1) What yarn (that you don’t have/haven’t used) would make your stash “complete”? Wow, what a question!  You know, I’ve wanted to try all kinds of yarn, and everything I’ve wanted to try I’ve bought.  I have handspun Alpaca from Alaska, I have Qiviut, I have camel, I have Tilli Thomas, I have cashmere, I have silk blends.  I have all kinds of brand names…  Rowan, Malabrigo, Noro, Blue Sky, Lornas Laces, Schaefer…  I … [Read more...]

SP 12 - Question of the Week 2

As a kid, what did you look forward to most about summer vacation/break/holiday? We went camping every summer, and I don’t have many memories of that…  But I do remember going to Girl Scout Camp the summer after I turned 12, I was really awkward at 12…  I was chubby and didn’t care much about hair/make-up and clothes.  Mom sent me to The Timbers to sailing camp.  I was the youngest girl in the group of 9 girls who were sailing.  We had 2 tents … [Read more...]

Secret Pal 11 Questions

1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like? I adore wool, worsted weight or bulkier…  I really don’t like cotton or acrylics. 2. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in? Right now…  They are in a plastic bin, in their cases.  I really need a better organization system.  I admit it. 3. How long have you been knitting & how did you learn? Would you consider your skill level to be beginner, … [Read more...]

SP7 Strikes Again!

I feel so remiss… My SP7 sent me a little package this week! Granted, my laptop has been out of commission, but really that is no excuse, so SP7, I’m sorry I haven’t posted pictures earlier. The package included these really cute earrings! Aren’t they lovely? Notice the little daisy beads? Cute huh! Then lookie here! Matching stitch markers! They are uber cute, and they are all pink! The only stitch markers that I had before weren’t good for use on bigger needles … [Read more...]

My spoil-a-blogger pal rawks!

Lookie all the cool things my spoil-a-blogger pal sent me.  All kinds of daisy crafty things.  I am already using the markers for my homework!  I really like the stamp, I’m going to have to figure out what to put the stamp on!  But, my pal thought of that already…  She sent little note cards for me to make creations on!  I also really like the pocket magnet, with the picture of a rose that she took!  Thank you SO much spoil-a-blogger pal! … [Read more...]

Answers for my spoil-a-blogger pal

What is your favorite color? Pink, pink and more pink. I also love creamy colors, light with just a touch of color… What is your favorite scent? Vanilla. But, I’m not big on smelly things. I’m alergic to roses. Where is your favorite place to vacation? Ireland! I love all things Irish. Do you collect anything? I’m a yarn whore. I love mid-century furniture. Tickled Pink/Heavenly Days accessory pieces. Things with stars or daisies. I love earrings.  I also collect … [Read more...]

Secret Pal 7 Questions

1. Are you a yarn snob (do you prefer higher quality and/or natural fibers)? Do you avoid Red Heart and Lion Brand? I love to knit with wool. Then, wool blends, alpaca, mohair, and the like. I even own camel and quivet. I don’t avoid Red Heart and Lion Brand, but normally, they just aren’t what I’m knitting with. 2. Do you spin? Crochet? Nope and nope. I’d like to learn to crochet. I’m not too sure about spinning. 3. What do you use to store your needles/hooks … [Read more...]