Thursday, August 23, 2007

Monkey Sock Swap THREE

The basics:Do you consider yourself a beginning sock knitter, an intermediate, or have you been doing this so long you could probably knit a pair in your sleep? I could probably knit socks in my sleep.

The measurements:

Shoe Size: 7 1/2 - 8

Foot circumference: 10" (widest part)

Foot length: 9"

Yarn Preferences:

What colors do you love? I love fall brights, berries, reds, oranges, browns, purples I am not a pastel girl no lilacs, limes, or pinks.

Do you prefer solids or variegated? I like variegated sock yarns, not a huge fan of self striping.

Do you prefer wool, cotton or acrylic yarn? I prefer wool, I am not a fan or cotton, acrylics or bamboo.

What colors would you never wear? Anything pastel.

What are your favorite brands of yarn? Yarntini, Vesper, Yarnahoy, Sunshine Yarn, Yarn Pirate, Hand Maiden, Briar Rose, STR, Sweet Georgia, Shelridge Farms, Dream in Colour, Knittery, Van Calcer Acres, I am a huge fan of indie dyers and am always on the look out for someone new.

Are there any new brands you would like to try
Wollmeise, Lime and Violet, Gypsy Knits, Three Irish Girls, Lavender Sheep, Yarn Love.

Cookie A. Patterns:

Which of her patterns have you already knit? Monkey and Pomatomus

Which pattern(s) would you like to knit and don’t already own? Flicker, Mona and Twisted Flower are just beautiful.

Other pertinent information:Would you be willing to have an international Monkey Pal or do you prefer one in the US?

I don't have a preference.

Do you have any allergies?

Will your knitting be exposed to smoke or animals? I don't smoke but I do have four dogs and a cat.

Are you on Ravelry yet? Yes

If you don’t mind having new friends, what is your Ravelry name? Knitlesstolife.

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Arianwen said...

That sounds fun. Are monkey goodies monkeys? I look forward to seeing what you make for this.

Anonymous said...

Hi Isobel! Just popping in to say hello, hoping all is well. You are going to be rather busy this autumn with all your swaps, aren't you! I hope they are all really fun and you have great partners who remember to email you (erm, unlike me!)

Take care,
Your Monkey Sock Swap Pal