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Wednesday, November 08, 2006


What fun....hadn't thought we'd do these things, and not sure I always understand what folks are asking, but hope my answers either elucidate or entertain as appropriate!

The knitting questions, or the usual suspects

How long have you been knitting? Since my teens
How did you learn to knit? Mom taught me
Favorite thing about knitting? lace
How long have you been knitting lace? 17 months
Favorite thing about knitting lace. Watching the pattern emerge

The yarn questions, or flash your stash

Favorite lace yarn? Merino – so far
variegated or solids for shawls? both
Favorite lace color? Blues, purples, pinks (can’t choose just one)

Technique, or show us your skillz

Circs or straights? circs
Favorite lace knitting trick? Trick? Or self defense? Lifelines.
Lifelines? If so with what? YES! Smaller yarn usually.
Fancy blocking wires, or just sewing pins stuck in your carpet?
Pins in the dressmaker’s cutting board on the bed

Pattern, or can you follow directions

shawls or lacey items? Shawls, mostly, some socks and scarves
triangle, rectangle, or circular shawls? Triangular
Charts or printed instructions? both
Favorite lace you've knit? Highland Triangle Shawl
Favorite lace you want to knit? A tie between Hidcote
and Wing o' The Moth

Just Fun, yup that's right, just for fun

Favorite jelly belly flavor? Licorice
Tell me everything you know about Eric the Red.....
Viking with blazing red hair
Coke, classic or with lime? Classic
Holiday carols, sing along, or wish they would be banned from all public airwaves? Sing along (but NOT for 6 weeks, please?)
What is the definition of irony? that knitting takes patience
How many licks does it take to get to the center of a tootsie roll pop?
Who licks?
Why is my cat always puking in front of my son's bedroom door?
No son, but the puking cat has long hair!
What is your superhero power? Able to work 3 jobs without losing my mind?
If the laundry is 9 foot by 11 foot (just dreaming, that's a big laundry room), and the walls are 8 feet tall, and you are going to tile the entire room in tiles that are 3 inches by 5 inches, what color should those tiles be? Jadite green
What's for dinner tonight? Vegetarian spaghetti
What is clogging my children's bathtub drain? What children? She’s grown up!


Anonymous Geraldine said...

Great post Sallee...a fun read!
Huggs, G

PS The Mitz sends a headbonk to the Meezer...

11:49 AM  
Blogger Debi said...

Very clever :)

{{{Hi Meezer!}}}

6:41 PM  

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