Sunday, August 19, 2007

Fall Felted Bag Exchange

It's my first exchange, come join me by August 21 at .

love the button

Here are my answers, fellow exchangers:

How long have you been knitting or crocheting? the answer would be a dead giveaway to my age so let's just say a few decades
How did you learn? or from whom? from a book
What was your first felted object, and why did you decide to try felting? a bag, because I kept reading about them and my LYS displayed them
What are your favorite colors? blue, purple, yellow Any you hate? celery green and the like
What are your favorite styles\types of bags? (Long straps?yes Short handles?no Handbags?yes Totes?yes Embellished?not too much Plain?yes Include links to patterns or photos if you’d like – give your pal an idea of what you enjoy!)
What handbag or bag are you carrying today?a small pink leather bag Do you use a separate bag to carry your knitting? yes, many
What other things do you enjoy knitting or crocheting? knitting

What sort of needles do you enjoy working with? (straights vs circs, bamboo vs aluminum)bamboo, circs
What’s one project you’ve not yet tried but are dying to make? color socks-not sure about the strings getting caught on my toes
What’s one yarn you’ve not yet tried but are dying to work with? i like them all but ribbon and slubby stuff

What other hobbies do you have? Do you spin? Sew? Garden? sew, read, garden, is watching tv a hobby?
Besides yarn, do you collect anything? fabric, bags, shoes, salt and pepper shakers,
What kind of goodies do you enjoy? Sweets?yes Salty?no, bad for the heart Anything you hate or are allergic to? no
Do you have any kiddos? (Furry kind count!) 3boys, 1 girl, 3 cats, and 1 dog
What kind of project best personifies you and why? socks-instant gratification
What is your favorite part of Autumn?
the crisp air, apples-whole or in pies and picking them, sweaters, getting back to my jeans without sweating, changing leaves, Halloween. October is my favorite, my students are just where I want them after weeks of training.

You can also share a special Autumn memory if you'd prefer!
Tell us 3 things you would do if you won 10 million dollars in the lottery.
Share it with my children, some charities, and get a housekeeper.

Ok that does it...maybe I should have waited to be officially invited.


bobbi said...

I love felting bags, it's right up there with knitting socks.
however i'm not going anywhere near an exchange.
thats all i need is one more thing on my "to do list"
good luck and have fun. (without me). LOL!

Dorothy said...

Salt and pepper shakers must make such a fun collection! Before kids, I was a teacher, and I agree - October is great! The kids finally have their routines down, and they're not bored of school yet.

Happy felting!