Below are my answers to the Big Bag Swap. If you are looking for a neat little swap then check out http://bigbagkalswap.blogspot.com I know that they are still taking sign ups. The idea of this swap is to knit the big bag ( a free pattern that knits up really fast) then fill it with goodies for your partner.
Do you knit, crochet, or do both? For how long? I have been crocheting for 20 years, Knitting for 10
What other crafts do you do, if any? Hand spinning is my favorite "other craft" but I also tat and do some needlepoint
What are your favorite colors? greens and purples Colors you loathe? Pastels and orange, yellow
Favorite yarn brands? for felting Lopi and Lopi light Fiber types? wool Yarn you can't stand? acrylics
What is your favorite type of item to knit/crochet? socks, sweaters really all kinds of stuff
What kind of needles do you like? (i.e. circular, straight, metal, bamboo, etc.) I only use Dps for socks and circular for everything else. I have an allergy to metal so my favorites are the old Susan bates nylon but they aren't made anymore. I really like the feel of Knit Picks harmony needles but so far I only have size 1 dps
Any knitting tools you lack but crave? Knit Picks harmony needles
Patterns you've been dying to get but haven't yet? not really
Do you drink coffee, tea, cocoa? Flavors you love/hate? I love sugar free decaf coffee
Favorite sweets & snacks? Dark Chocolate
Any pets, kids, spouses? Spouses that act like pets or kids? (j/k) One spouse, three daughters ages 17,13 and 9
Favorite things to knit/crochet for the above, if applicable?
What kinds of books do you like to read? Favorite authors or genres? mysteries
Do you collect anything? (besides yarn! LOL!) sheep stuff
What, if any, are your non-craft related hobbies? I love to watch an old cheezy western, Roy Rogers, etc.
Scents you adore?Lavender Scents that make you gag? vanilla or fruity
What is your idea of a relaxing time? quiet afternoon either knitting or spinning
Oh yeah, are you on Ravelry and if so, care to share your Ravelry ID? yarnsnthreads