Friday, August 31, 2007

Contest is over.....

The contest is over and we are going to look over the names and decide over the weekend as it has been a very crazy week.

I will post it very very soon!!

Thanks for participating!! There are so many good names to choose from.

Monday, August 27, 2007

Baby Boy is here....

We have him - just got to name him.
Not sure how well Kisa likes him yet - but he ignores her and explores. He layed in my lap the entire way home - over 4 hours.

2 names that I was given at the knit shop that dont have a blog yet are -
Bentley by Dawn and Sebastian by Diane.

Check in on Friday to see what he will be named and who will win!!

More Pics to come!

Thursday, August 23, 2007

Name my New Baby Boy Contest....

Well - I have some good names so far, but there is still time left. I pick up baby boy this weekend and will be trying out names next week. The contest ends Thursday August 30th at 5:00 PM EST. Enter as many times as you want!!

The winner will receive a full sock kit - bag, Cherry Tree Hill or Jitterbug Sock yarn and a Pattern.

He is a Solid Blue Persian and his eyes will be golden yellow orange. He is a little firecracker and a bully.

Be creative ..... If I choose your name or I am inspired by your name, you will get the prize!! There may also be a runner up prize....

I will post the winner on September 1st!!

Monday, August 6, 2007

SP 11 Questionnaire

1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like? I love sock yarn, wool, Debbie Bliss, etc.. I do not like fun fur.
2. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in? Vera Bradley case
3. How long have you been knitting & how did you learn? Would you consider your skill level to be beginner, intermediate or advanced? 3 years, friend taught me, intermediate
4. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list? no
5. What's your favorite scent? Vanilla Bean, Sun Ripen Raspberry
6. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy? Yes! Anything Chocolate and caramel, Strawberry Twizzlers, lemon and cotton candy jelly bellies
7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? Do you spin? I do some beading and flower arrangements
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 everythings to Rock-N-Roll to Oldies to Beach music and Country!!
9. What's your favorite color(s)? Any colors you just can't stand? Love Orange, Red, Brown, butter yellow and Black. Not to fond of Barney Purple!
10. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets? Married, 1 Child, 1 female Prissy Cat and 1 little male on the way (I LOVE MY CATS!!)
11. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos? yes, yes, yes and yes!!
12. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit? I love socks and purses
13. What are you knitting right now? socks, poncho and purse
14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts? YES!!
15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? Bamboo, aluminum, plastic? I like circular bamboo (Crystal Palace) and aluminum (Addi)
16. Do you own a yarn winder and/or swift? I own both!
17. How old is your oldest UFO? A Prayer Shawl. Been sitting there for 2 years. I was praying that my mom would meet a man and she did so I stopped knitting it so I would not mess anything up.
18. What is your favorite holiday? Halloween and Christmas
19. Is there anything that you collect? Jim Shore (Christmas and cats), Ewe and Me (at Hallmarks)
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 would like Sock Soar by Cat B. and Felt Style by C. Day. I am looking for a very unique small amount of special yarn from your area to be included in my Crayon Box Jacket. I am collecting special yarns from all over. (browns, reds, orange, golds, olive green)
I currently subscribe to Vogue Knitting and Interweave Knits
21. Are there any new techniques you'd like to learn? more cable patterns
22. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements? Yes, I am a size 7. Can give specifics if needed
23. When is your birthday? May 5
24. Are you on Ravelry? If so, what's your ID? -not on that yet

Contest - Name Baby Boy

I am having a contest to name baby boy! He will be here in September. He is a Solid Blue Persian and he will have Golden Yellow Eyes.

The cut off date is August 30, 2007 at 5:00 PM EST.

Be very very creative! Baby Girl is named "Kisa". (Russian for Kitty)
So it needs to be very UNIQUE! No Smokey's or Shadows.

If I choose your name - I will send you a cute sock kit - Bag, pattern and yarn.

Get those names rollin' in!!