1.a. Have you done other swaps?
Are you doing other swaps right now?
Yes, I will be doing the mitten swap,"No More Humdrum Mittens" I believe this is my third round with that swap
2. What are your five favorite things? (these don't have to be knit related)
Shiny things,(glass,crystal,etc),a really nice coffee mug(big enough to wrap two hands around to get warm,rollercoasters,camping with my family, rain
2.a. Do these things allow any hints into your personality for your punk pal?
I believe so
3. What are your three favorite things that you have made with knitting/crochet?
A one piece jumpsuit for DS2 first Christmas,my Dh Dark Side of the Moose hat he designed, an Aran sweater for DF, DM gave it back after he passed
3.a. What do you tend to make with knit/crochet?
3.b. What do you hope to make (or complete that you have started) someday?
4. What five things would you love to see in a swap box someday? Why?
A Starbucks mug from someplace other than Boston, Texas,St. Louis. I have those. Knitpicks harmony straights, short any size(love them),cool stitch markers(love them),tape measure(never have enough),info about local yarn stores.
4.a. What do you hope to never see in a swap box again (or ever)?
I am grateful for anything, but i have received some things of questionable origin or newness. Rather not be specific.
5. What are your three favorite yarns? What are your three least favorite yarns?
I love CTH, Wollmeise and Dream in Color. I don't have any not favorites, just don't care for hairy yarn.
5.a. Do you like solid, self-striping, or multi-colored yarns?
yes,yes and yes
5.b. What are your favorite colors? What are your favorite colors to knit with?
Deep jewel colors. I knit with all colors
6. What are your five favorite delicacies?
Circus peanuts(the candy),Cadbury bars, lobster newburg, a nice portobello mushroom burger, jelly beans
6.a. What yarn do you hope to one day try and why?
Louet Mooi, it is a very specialized yarn, but quite expensive
7. What are your three favorite guilty pleasures?
Movies, camping, knitting
7.a. What are your favorite tv or movie charactors?
Willie Wonka, Raymond, Frasier
8. What are the five things you look forward to every week?
Time off with family, walkis with dog and DH, knitting time
8.a. What do you do during your week (ie - work, take care of three kids, race walk)?
Work, run, cycle, two puppies, two grown sons, DH, work
9. What do you collect?
Eiffel Towers, antique glass, Mr Potato Heads
9.a. What collects you?
Yarn, knitting needles
10. When is your birthday?
10.a. What is your favorite holiday and why?
Valentine's, I like hearts
11. Do you have any wishlists?
Yes at the Loopy Ewe
11.a. Do you have a "favorites" collection anywhere that your pal should know about?
I am not sure what that means
12. Do you have any allergies or health related conditions that your pal should know about?
No, there are nut allergies in the house though
12.a. What drives you nuts?
Whiners and slackers, whiney slackers
13. What do you do for work and what do you do for fun?
I work in a major Level 1 traauma center, primarily in the ER in CT Scan. 31 years working for the same hospital. For fun I think about not working here. I would have been goe in April but we bought our first home.
13.a. What would you do if you knew you could not fail?
Open a yarn store
14. What would you like your pal to know that is not covered here?
14.a. Are you excited for the contests or will you just pretend that they do not exist?
Half and half, some of them are way more involved than I have time for truthfuly, but they are all fun.