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1. What is your favorite way to drink cocoa? Prepared with milk? Water? from home made recipe or store bought?, In a tea cup, or big mug? I prefer my cocoa mixed with milk, it is so much creamier!! Home-made recipe or store bought really does not matter. I prefer a BIG mug!! Its chocolate who wouldn’t!! 🙂

2. Marshmallows or whipped cream? Both are equally good, but I use whipped cream if I have it.

1. What is your favorite type of yarn? I really don’t have a favorite. I will try anything. In what colors? I love blues and greens…earthy colors…not so much of a red, orange or pink fan.

2. Do you knit or crochet (or both)? Knit

3. What are your favorite type of needles, would you like to try something new? My favorite needles are bamboo. I do not like metal or plastic. Try something new, no I prefer to stick to my bamboo…thank you.

4. Do you have a healthy supply of notions? suppy yes, healthy no.

5. What one thing do you keep thinking you need to buy for your knitting habit (outside of yarn)? books, needles, stitch markers….can just never have enough.

6. What is your favorite ‘quick knit/crochet’ pattern (quick gratification) It would have to be a dishcloth….I really don’t have anything else that knits up quickly.

1. What is your favorite thing to do in the Winter? Knit, weave, spin

2. What is your favorite animal? hmmm…llama’s, alpaca’s, sheep

3. Do you get the ‘winter blahs’? You bet I do.

4. What is your favorite way to beat the blahs? knit

5. What is the thing you are most looking forward to this spring? starting seeds and planting a garden

6. What are your favorite treat? I am not much for sweets but I love dark chocolate

7. What is your favorite board game? hmmm I really dont have a favorite, but I like parchessi and farmopoly (monopoly with a farm theme)

8. Do you have any children (furry or human)? I have a son and a daughter, llamas, alpaca, sheep, goats, dogs, cats, birds, chickens and a husband (hey he counts)

9. Do you have any allergies or special considerations you partner should know about? No allergies that I know of but I do not like strongly scented or perfumey things, they make me ill.


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1. Do you knit or crochet? KnitHow long have you been doing it? I learned as a child, but have been doing much more knitting in the last 5 or so years.

2. Have you made dischloths before? Several Do you use them yourself, give them as gifts, or both? I use some and give some as gifts, so both!! 🙂

3. What’s your favorite cotton to make cloths from? I really don’t have a favorite. What cotton would you like to try that you haven’t before ? I usually use Sugar & Cream or Peaches & Cream…..so anything other those two I would give a try.

4. If you knit, do you prefer circular or straight needles? This depends on what I am knitting. I normally use straigts for dishcloths. For all, do you prefer wooden, metal, or plastic needles? I love Bamboo!!

5. What are your favorite colors? I really like darker blues and greens. Any colors you don’t like much? I can do without pinks.

6. What do you like best about Autumn? The cooler days and no bugs!!!

7. Pies: Pumpkin? Apple? Pecan? All of em? or No Thanks! Ha ha ha….PUMPKIN is the ONLY kind!!!

8. When you were a kid, were you the one who couldn’t wait to get started with school , or the one who overslept on the 1st day? I couldn’t wait for school. I enjoyed learning and being with my friends. College on the other hand was totally differnt!! Just let me sleep!! LOL

9. Do you celebrate Halloween? (The real key here guys is especially knowing if you have an aversion to the holiday or little goodies/decorations associated with it, given the timeframe of the swap)Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I love it!!

10. If you had to choose just 3 edible ‘goodies’ to eat for a full year, what 3 would you choose? Hmmmmm…..Chocolate, Chocolate and more Chocolate!!! Hey its three!!!

11. Do you have any pets? 2 dogs, 2 cats, 4 goats, 2 sheep, 5 llama’s 1 parrot, 1 chicken Kids? 1 teenage son and 1 daughter Husbands who seem like kids? 😉 1 Husband and he is the biggest kid of all!

12. If you were to describe a particular yarn that shares traits of your personality, what would it be and why? I have no clue, what yarn I would be.

13. Do you use your cloths mostly for dishcloths, or as facecloths? Dishcloths

14. Favorite Fall Holiday: Halloween or Thanksgiving and why? (Feel free to share another fall memory if you do not celebrate either of these holidays) Halloween. I like to see the excitment in the kids and their costumes. The decorations are also wonderful.

15. Do you have any allergies or aversions your pal should know about? I am not allergic to anything that I know of, however I cannot tolerate the strong perfumes. No heavily scented things please…..they make me sick.

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When did you learn to knit? about 4 years seriously
Who taught you? My mommy taught me, when I was little, but it was something I did just now and again
What was your very first completed object? Dishcloth
Your most recent? Socks
What was the very first thing you sent to the frog pond? (pulled out and started over) Dishcloth
Your most recent? sleeve for sweater
What is currently on the needles for you? toe-up socks, sweater, and sleeves.
What types of needles do you enjoy working with? Love Bamboo What have you tried and hated? Metal
Have you knit dishcloths before? Yes
What was your favorite one? I don’t have a favorite….I have liked them all
Least favorite? none
Do you use homemade dishcloths or face cloths yourself, or give them as gifts, or both? Both
What are your favorite and least favorite scents? (For your body, such as soap/lotion/etc) I really don’t have any favorites….but I don’t like patchouli!!
What are your favorite colors? Blue and Green
What colors (if any) are your bathroom and kitchen decorated in? really nothing specific
What other hobbies and crafts do you enjoy? spinning, weaving, stained glass, competition Archery
Chocolate: Dark? White? Milk? Ew? Has to be DARK!!!
Do you like salty treats? You meant I can’t have both! 😦 What kinds? any will work
If you could go anywhere in the world for one day and spend the day any way you wanted, where would you go and what would you do? Rome I would go to the Vatican……
Do you have any allergies? (Yarns, foods, etc. that might impact what your pal can send) Smoke, is a no-no for me.

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Questionaire Answers

1. How long have you been knitting? about 4 years seriously How did you learn? My mommy taught me, when I was little, but it was something I did just now and again

2. What are your favorite yarns to knit felted bags with? I have never knit a bag, but I like Lambs Pride or Hand-spun for my felted hats

3. What are your favorite needles to knit with? gotta be bamboo!!

4. What are the last 3 bags you knitted (include URL for Yahoo! or flickr album or your blog if you have them!)? You can also link to patterns if you don’t have pictures of your finished objects! I have not ever knit any 😦

5. Do you carry the bags that you knit, give them as gifts, or both? I have not knit any, but the one I wove for myself carries my “knitting in progress”!

6. What is your favorite felted bag that you have knit for yourself? I have none!

7. What are your favorite colors? Blue, and Forest Green
Do you like bags in these colors or choose other colors? These are my favorites, but I really am not picky….

8. Chocolate: White, Milk, Dark, or not so much? Had to be DARK!!! YUMMY!!

9. Coffee, Tea, or Milk? a POT of coffee, Please!

10. Do you prefer sweet or salty treats? You meant I can’t have both! 😦
What kinds? any will work

11. If you went into Bath and Body Works and could only come out with one item, what would it be and what would it smell like? I don’t like Bath and Body works.

12. Do you enjoy any other crafts or hobbies? I love spinning and weaving, and do competition archery and enjoy fishing, camping, basically anything outdoors is wonderful!
Do you collect anything? does looms and fibers count?

13. Are there any bag patterns you have not yet knit, but hope to someday? he he…..all of them!

14. What is currently OTN (on the needles) for you? a sweater, and a pair of socks both with handspun from my own flock

15. What is your most recent finished object before that? Socks

16. What’s cutest: Puppies, Piggies or Pixies? Since I raise hogs, I have to say Piggies!!!

17. Do you enjoy reading? Yup Books, Magazines, or both? Both

18. Do you have any children? (kid-kind or pet-kind apply!)I have three two legged children (the fiancee’ counts!) and 15 4 legged children.

19. What are some of your favorite yarns for other projects? I really enjoy working with handspun. I also like Lambs Pride.

20. And for the final question, one I see debated all over: Novelty Yarn: Love it! Hate it! or It depends! It really depends!

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