Thursday, March 20, 2008

Spring Fling Coffee and Yarn Swap Questionaire

1. What is your preference? Whole bean

2. What kind of coffees do you enjoy? A rich, bold roast Leaded

3. If you were headed out right now to buy some coffee for the house, what would you be picking up? Starbucks Arabian Mocha Sanani Or if there wasnt any of my favorite then second choice would be Starbucks Yukon

4. Do you drink for caffeine, pleasure, or both? Both

5. Do you enjoy flavored coffees? How about add-ins or flavored creamers? No

6. A large, lovely mug

7. Describe your perfect cup - not JUST the coffee, but how you'd enjoy it! On the couch curled up knitting

8. You're sitting down to enjoy a nice cup in the local coffee shop, knitting bag in hand, iPod all tuned up - or maybe you're there with a few friends for knit night! What treat do you pick up to enjoy with your coffee? A sweet, rich brownie, or something more healthy? How about a salty treat? What goes best with that great cup and company? Lemon bar or a mint brownie


1. Do you knit or crochet? Knit

2. What are your favorite types of yarns to work with? Merino,Silk,Bamboo,Alpaca

3. What do you have on the needles (or hook!) right now? Noro Silk Garden Clapotis

4. What are your favorite colors in yarns?Deep vibrant Greens,Blues,Purples What about those that you'd never find in your stash? Pastels,Neons

5. What sort of needles or hooks do you enjoy using? Would like to try some 5,40 in Knit picks options Addi's Any you just detest? I seem to break bamboo needles

6. Are there any particular notions you absolute do NOT need? Some of us swap a lot - are you sure that you have enough tape measures to last your lifetime? Yes Enough stitch markers to mark every stitch of a 10 foot wide afghan? I like the flat little red and blue ones in the little square clear snap closure box cant have enough of those now that I like doing shawls and wraps.
7. You walk into the yarn shop and have exactly and only enough money to purchase 2 skeins of yarn in their 2 for 20 special they have going..The choices are a soft, thick cotton/viscose blend in your favorite colors, slightly variegated..a beautiful sock yarn that's just squishy and sproingy in your hands.. a soft, worsted weight wool like malabrigo.. and a lovely bamboo blend with colors to just die for. Which do you walk out the door with? Dream In Color Smooshy any of these colors deep sea flower or night watch ,Wisteria,Visual Purple,Happy Forest


1. We're starting sign-ups on the first day of Spring - is it already truly Spring-like where you are? Yes

2. What's your favorite spring flower? Do you have one? lilacs

3. What do you most look forward to about springtime? The Smell of the air a nice evening stroll

4. They've predicted a gorgeous day tomorrow - Sunny and about 65 with a nice breeze - how do you spend your day? At the playground across the street with my little girls5. The day after, it's going to be cooler and pouring down rain - does that impact your mood? How do you spend that day? what helps cheer you up? Standing on the porch smelling the clean sent of rain

Odds n Ends

1. Do you collect anything BESIDES yarn and needles? Handmade sheep

2. Are you allergic to anything? Not that I know of

3. Do you have pets? A Hymalain Persian

4. Is this your first swap, or are you an old pro? pro What are the last 2 swaps you participated in? Malabrigo Swap On Ravelry/Longing For Spring Swap

5. List 3 of your favorite blogs - craft related or not - and tell us why you love them.
1. Knit and Tonic her patterns
2.Crazyauntpurl Her Adventures
3.Shut Up,I'm Counting her humor

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