Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Spring Felted Bag Exchange

1. How long have you been knitting or crocheting? How did you learn?
My Mom taught me when I was 8 years old and I knitted scarves, Barbie clothes and even my nieces christening dress when I was 13. I tool a 35 year break and started up again 2 years ago and have been going strong since.

2. What are your favorite yarns to knit\crochet felted bags with?

Prefer Lambs Pride, Cascade 220 and Patons Wool

3. What are your favorite needles to knit\crochet with?

Bamboo, don't care for metal needles at all.

4. What are the last 3 bags you knitted\crocheted (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!

Check my blog for pictures, I design my bags but have used Noni Patterns.

5. Do you carry the bags that you make, give them as gifts, or both?

I sell, carry and gift my handbags.

6. What is your favorite felted bag that you have made for yourself?

A bag that I revamped from someone elses pattern that I found in a magazine, green with pink flowers.

7. What are your favorite colors? Do you like bags in these colors or choose other colors?

I love color, all combos but not too crazy for purple.

8. Chocolate: White, Milk, Dark, or not so much?


9. Coffee, Tea, or Milk?


10. Do you prefer sweet or salty treats? What kinds?

Brownies, ice cream and chocolate candy

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?
Candle, lemongrass

12. Do you enjoy any other crafts or hobbies? Do you collect anything?
Sewing, embroidery and mosaics, whimsical home decorations

13. Are there any bag patterns you have not yet knit, but hope to someday?

Oh yea, list is always being added t0

14. What is currently OTN (on the needles) for you?
Felted purse that I am going to needle felt afterwards

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

Been going crazy for hats!!

16. What's cutest: Puppies, Piggies or Pixies?

How about a pudgy pixie puppy?

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

More magazines then books but enjoy both.

18. Do you have any children? (kid-kind or pet-kind apply!)

4 kids and 3 grandsons

19. What are some of your favorite yarns for other projects?

I like yarn that shows stitch definition. Though fuzzy is cute. Maybe now that I think of it I love all yarn

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

I think it definitely has its place.


Flowers in May said...

Ha! Too funny - stumbled across your site from Crafster - love the mosaics and felted bags - I'm a knitter too so I loved seeing your designs. Great job!

Anne said...

Pudgy Pixie Puppies?? LOL Classic :) thanks for getting this up! I'm excited for us to all get started!