Here is a Meme for the Dye-O-Rama Swap. I am so excited. I can't wait until I get my yarn from Knit Picks so I can start dying!
Your favorite colors? Blues, Reds, Pink, Browns
Preferred yarn weight (Fingering, Sport, DK, maybe even Worsted)? Fingering or Sport
Do you prefer solid or multicolored yarn? Either
If your buddy is able to do so, would you like a variegated, self-striping, or self-patterning yarn? If my buddy wants to that's fine, but I don't really prefer it over solid or multicolored yarn
Would you be interested in a wool blend sock yarn (nylon, tencel, silk, acrylic, alpaca, etc.)? wool or wool blend is fine, I love alpaca and angora
Imagine the perfect colorway. What would you name it? English Garden
What was the biggest appeal to you for joining this dye-along? The one-of-kind nature of the swap. I will give and receive a truly unique skein or yarm.
General yarn/fiber questions:
Have you dyed yarn/fiber before? yes
If so, what's your favorite dye and method? I've only dyed using natural dyes. I don't have experience with other methods.
Do you spin? I am taking a spinning class at the Estes Park Wool Market. I am a newbie.
Have you knit socks before? yes
Do you use sock yarn for just socks or in other patterns too? I might make a lace scarf or shawl with sock yarn
What are some of your favorite yarns?Andean Silk, anything by Classic Elite and Cascade
What yarn do you totally covet? Classic Elite Lush
Favorite patterns? Interweave Knit Patterns
Any pattern you would love to make if money and time were no object? A pink angora cardigan in Interweave a few winters ago
Favorite kind of needles (brand, materials, straights or circs, etc)? Denise Interchangeable and Turbo circulars
If you were a specific kind of yarn, which brand and kind of yarn would you be? Sorry to be repetitive, but I would have to be angora or mayvbe alpaca
Nothing to do with knitting/yarn/fiber in any way but seemed kinda fun:
Do you have a favorite candy or mail-able snack? dried fruit
What's your favorite animal? bunnies
Do you have pets? What are their species/names/ages? Dog named Beamer who is 13 and a Westie-Poo mix, Rabbit named Gretchen who is less than a year.
If you were a color what color would you be? Pink or light blue
Describe your favorite shirt (yours or someone else's).. Tailored, chrisp, white, button-up, princess-seams, and shirt-tale hem--classic
What is your most inspiring image, flower, or object in nature? The rose or a beautiful mountain scene
Tell me the best quote you've ever heard or read.
"harmony is in immortal souls;
But whilst this muddy vesture of decay
Doth grossly close it in, we cannot hear it." William Shakespeare
Do you have a wishlist? No