1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like?

I love all natural fibers, especially fibers like silk, alpaca, wool. I'm also interested in hemp, nettle, soysilk, milkfiber, etc. fibers. I don't like acryl or other "plastic" 100% manmade fibers.

2. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in?


Nothing they are in a closet.

3. How long have you been knitting & how did you learn? Would you consider your skill level to be beginner, intermediate or advanced?

I've knited since I was a kid. My mother taught me to knit. I'm probably intermediate even I should be advanced since I have studied three years sewing and knitting in a school of arts and crafts.

4. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list?


5. What's your favorite scent?

I like vanilla for example. There are very rare scents I don't like.

6. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy?

Oh yes! Everything goeschocolate, toffee, etc. I also like salty nuts and other snacks...

7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? Do you spin?

I have a spindle but I'm dreaming about a spinning wheel. I also like beads and sometimes try to make jewelry.

8. What kind of music do you like? Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? (if your buddy wants to make you a CD)

I like many different styles of music. Mostly rock or heavy. I also like old rock music from 60's 70's. I'm able to listen CDs and also MP3s.

9. What's your favorite color(s)? Any colors you just can't stand?

My favorite color is army green (olive green). I also like very much of all colors of fall: burned reds, rust, burnt oranges, all browns (especially chocolate brown). Actually there is only a few colors I don't like (e.g. neon colors)

10. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets?

I live (alone) with two turtles and one tortoise. I like animals very much. I do have a boyfriend.

11. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos?

Scarves, hats and mittens, yes. Ponchos no.

12. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit?

Lately I have been knitting mostly socks. But I like to knit anything!

13. What are you knitting right now?

Socks, a sweater, another sweater...many projects.

14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts?

Yes, absolutely!

15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? Bamboo, aluminum, plastic?

I prefer circulars. Material depends on the yarn. Some yarns need metal needles in order to run well. I have full sets of bamboo needles and couple of Addi Turbo circular needles. I'd like to try wooden needles (birch, ebony, etc.) and I'm dreaming about KnitPicks Harmony needles. They are so beautiful.

16. Do you own a yarn winder and/or swift?


Yes, both.

17. How old is your oldest UFO?

I think it is from year 1995 so 13 years.

18. What is your favorite holiday?


Probably it is Christmas.

19. Is there anything that you collect?

Yes there are; cow (black and white) printed things and also turtle & tortoise themed objects. And YARN, of course!

20. Any books, yarns, needles or patterns out there you are dying to get your hands on? What knitting magazine subscriptions do you have?


I'm a subscriber of Interweave Knits.

I'd love to try some exotic yarns such as yak hair or milk fiber yarn. In addition I'd like to try spinning some hand dyed wool tops, they are so pretty! 

21. Are there any new techniques you'd like to learn?

I'm planning to try dyeing with acid dyes. So far I've only tried kool-aids.

22. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements?

Yes I am. Shoe size is (European) 37. The length of my foot is 23cm, circumference of foot is 22cm, circumference of ankle also 22cm, calf circumference 34,5cm.

23. When is your birthday?

30th March.

24. Are you on Ravelry? If so, what's your ID?

Yes; Agua