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knitpurlgurl
12-02-2007, 02:47 PM
I thought it would be neat to get some info from y'all.

1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?

4.) What are your favorite needles?

5.) What is your favorite accessory?

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?

:knitting:

knitpurlgurl
12-02-2007, 02:53 PM
1.) Patterned dishcloths
2.) Afghans of any kind
3.) Anything Rowan - usually for afghans or baby stuff
4.) My fave needles are currently my Denise Interchangeables - They are just so handy. If I hand to go on 'feel,' I'd pick Lantern Moons
5.) My stitch row counter
6.) 'Baby Blocks' by Ann Norling (on the Debbie Macomber website) http://www.debbiemacomber.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=nnp&pageID=194

Jan in CA
12-02-2007, 03:09 PM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
Hats for family or charity

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
Sweaters or socks

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
Uhh... don't know, anything soft

4.) What are your favorite needles?
Knitpicks Options!

5.) What is your favorite accessory?
Stitch markers

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
Too many to choose from

redheadrachel
12-02-2007, 03:59 PM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
A simple, basic sock.

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
Lace, cabled, or colorwork socks

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
Mountain Colors Bearfoot sock yarn, to make pretty much any type of sock.

4.) What are your favorite needles?
KnitPicks, by far.

5.) What is your favorite accessory?
Blue plastic tapestry needle. It's small and cheap, but so handy for so many things!

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
Silver's Basic Sock tutorial, cuz you can add countless variations to a good basic sock pattern!

So, pretty much, the anwer to everything is: Socks:inlove:

mhansen
12-02-2007, 04:20 PM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
The little gift bags that I make
2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
blankets
3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
I really like Caron Simply Soft
4.) What are your favorite needles?
So far the only needles I have are wooden ones by Clover but am thinking about getting an Options set.
5.) What is your favorite accessory?
I really like my row counter
6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
There are alot of them that I like.

loveswildflowers
12-02-2007, 04:54 PM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
Last Minute Purled Beret (http://www.thegarterbelt.com/complimentaries/LastMinutePurledBeret.pdf)
2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
Lace socks like Rebecca's Leaves of Whimsy Socks (http://whimsicalknittingdesigns.blogspot.com/2006/10/leaves-of-whimsy-socks-pattern.html)
3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
Debbie Bliss Alpaca Silk in worsted or DK weights - It is so soft and yummy - the DK makes luscious bedsocks (although they must be handwashed to avoid felting). The worsted makes such soft pretty scarves and hats!
4.) What are your favorite needles?
Denise Interchangeables

5.) What is your favorite accessory?
Kacha Kacha counter by Clover

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
Silver's DPN Sock Tutorial (http://www.cometosilver.com/socks/printready/KnittingSocks.pdf) and Quickie Baby Sweater (http://d-made.com/knitting/patterns/Quickie_Baby_Sweater.pdf)

Spikey
12-02-2007, 04:57 PM
Great idea!
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
Dishcloths

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
Lace shawl

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
Cashmere, for lace shawl

4.) What are your favorite needles?
KP Options without a doubt. Metal for grabby yarns, harmony for slippery yarns.

5.) What is your favorite accessory?
My knitting bags, originally travel totes from LL Bean, they have a scrillion pockets inside and out and hold everything

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
Still trying to find a favorite...

boo1
12-02-2007, 06:27 PM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit? Simple rolled brim hat on circs

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit? Since I'm a beginner, anything beyond stockinette is "involved". I'm always losing my spot or making little errors here and there. Why I haven't quit knitting is beyond me!

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?Malabrigo for everything

4.) What are your favorite needles? Addi Turbos

5.) What is your favorite accessory? My brain, when it's working. And this site for help! (Probably not in that order!)

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern? Don't know. A zillion out there!

twowackykids
12-02-2007, 06:44 PM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
Socks

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
Anything that I have to pay attention to! I usually end up picking out patterns that once you get the gist of it, you barely need to look at the pattern again. If I really want a challenge, I pick patterns I have to pay attention to.

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
Good question. I like Noro Kuryeon. It's a pain to work with, and it can be itchy, but it's so darn pretty! I like making accessories out of it. I also like Regia sock yarn. I think this is because it's the first sock yarn I ever used. I've used others, but for some odd reason I always feel a pull towards the Regia.

4.) What are your favorite needles?
Addi turbo/turbo lace

5.) What is your favorite accessory?
I would go crazy without my row counter.

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
I found this very basic PDF on how to make socks. I use it all of the time now. You just plug in your numbers and go. It's awesome.

pickayarn
12-02-2007, 07:38 PM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
Scarf
2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
socks
3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
not sure yet
4.) What are your favorite needles?
I am not happy with any of my needles, I have boyds, dont like em...
5.) What is your favorite accessory?
My guagy thingy that tells me what size needles I have for my sock needles
6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
hmmm, not sure yet

dustinac
12-02-2007, 08:46 PM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
Socks

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
Lace

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
Misti Alpaca

4.) What are your favorite needles?
Options

5.) What is your favorite accessory?
Chibi Orange Set

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
hrmm not sure usually it's what I'm working on at that time :teehee:

knitncook
12-02-2007, 08:55 PM
Before I read anyone else's!
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
Hats!

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
Lacy socks

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
Mmmmmmmm. And anything that is soft for it (like hats!)

4.) What are your favorite needles?
My size 2.25mm dpn's

5.) What is your favorite accessory?
My sheep row counter from Simply Knitting magazine!

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
Today? Sliver's Palindrome scarf. (Subject to change depending on what I'm knitting) :teehee:

tmav113
12-03-2007, 01:10 PM
Ooh fun!

1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?

Scarves in general, but particularly the pattern you see on certain skeins of Homespun Yarn. You make it with one skein and size 19 needles. This is my go-to project when I need a present.

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?

I think the most involved project I've knitted so far is an Irish Hiking Scarf. I'm mostly all about the quick. Bulky yarn, big needles, that's me. :)

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?

Currently, my favorite yarn is Yarn Bee Mosaic Twist. This probably has a lot to do with the fact that it's been on sale for only $.99 forever. But I really do love it; I think I've made about a gazillion garments with it by now. I don't like straight wool, so this is perfect stuff for me. It has a little of everything.

4.) What are your favorite needles?

Bamboo, definitely.

5.) What is your favorite accessory?

I don't know if it is technically an accessory, but I got a really nice clear tote bag at Hobby Lobby recently that I love. It was originally $22 but I got it on clearance for $4.85. Boo ya!!

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?

I think I've made about a billion pairs of these now, with some modifications of my own:

http://knittingqueen2.blogspot.com/2004/12/big-wool-mittens.html

chrislt8
12-03-2007, 10:51 PM
Great questions!

1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
Dishclothes-love to test new patterns this way

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
Sweater

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
Can't settle on this one - too many to try and like!

4.) What are your favorite needles?
Knit Picks Options or Addi Turbo Lace

5.) What is your favorite accessory?
Beaded stitch markers

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
Still looking....

brendajos
12-03-2007, 11:02 PM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?

Hats

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?

Diaper Soakers

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?

malabrigo and the same diaper soakers

4.) What are your favorite needles?

KPOs

5.) What is your favorite accessory?

my perdy stitch markers


6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?

Knitty Danica

JamOKnit
12-07-2007, 01:18 PM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
Hats on DPNs

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
I made the Branching Out scarf and boy was it challenging, but a beautiful result!

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
Cheap: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes...makes great felted clogs!
Pricey: Mmmmmmmalabrigo...soft scarves!

4.) What are your favorite needles?
I never use anything other than my KP Options

5.) What is your favorite accessory?
Currently, my row counter... no more sticky notes!

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
All of them!!!!! :)

stirsmommy
12-07-2007, 01:47 PM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
Silver's scarf and all the variations I can think of with it. Also I love bags. I love how you can try anything on them and they are done so quickly

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
Anything that makes me think

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
Well I if I had to pick just one it would be Malabrigo knitting it into Silver scarf variation.

4.) What are your favorite needles?
Knit Picks Options

5.) What is your favorite accessory?
My cable needle when I can find it! It disappears regularly and I really miss it when I am trying to cable with a dpn.
6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
Silver's Pallindrome scarf and Booga bas
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brewermd
12-07-2007, 01:49 PM
Please, how do I start a new post?

spunkycutechic
12-07-2007, 01:56 PM
.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
mittens

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
womans cabled sweater knitsimple Fall 2006

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
anything soft, I like the bulky stuff thats out right now. Mini sweater or aka (boobholder)

4.) What are your favorite needles?
knitpicks

5.) What is your favorite accessory?
my case that the knitpicks came in, tapestry needle, and safety pins. they come in handy for A LOT of stuff!!

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
Knitty Cherie Amour

MAmaDawn
12-07-2007, 02:26 PM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit? hats, socks

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit? not sure... I want to try some harder sock patterns, but haven't yet

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)? I love all yarn that's not scratchy

4.) What are your favorite needles? my wooden dpns and my Needlemasters

5.) What is your favorite accessory? The wonderful bag Silver made me!!!!

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern? MamaBear's slipper socks right now (LOVE making them!)

photolady
12-07-2007, 04:05 PM
:)
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
beaded scarves

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
sweaters for my chihuahua

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
Yarn Bee Luscious, and good old Red Heart, ribbon yarn, eyelash yarns,
deeply colored yarns, any yarn with rich colors
YB: blankets, scarves, hats RH: almost anything

4.) What are your favorite needles?
I like Boye aluminum needles. Makes the work go fast.
My mother used them, I use them....

5.) What is your favorite accessory?
my row counter!!

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
the 5-rectangle knitted sweater, such a good beginner's sweater project!
http://www.hgtv.com/hgtv/cr_needlework_knitting/article/0,,HGTV_3263_3298694,00.html

momwolf
12-07-2007, 04:22 PM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
Baby booties
2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
Anything with cables
3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
Malabrigo
4.) What are your favorite needles?
Limey's needles by far
5.) What is your favorite accessory?
My magnet board pattern holder
6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
Waaaaaay to many to pick from,but right now it's
http://fireflowerknits.wordpress.com/2007/10/23/reversible-cabled-brioche-stitch-scarf/

Jints
12-07-2007, 04:26 PM
1) Quick Project, Dishcloths or Socks
2) Involved Project, Sweater or Afghan
3) Yarn, Easy care yarn such as Machine Washable Wool or a wool blend for sweaters. (I have accidentally felted way too many woolen garments in the wash.:cry:) 4) Needles, Knitting needles:wink:. Not circulars but anything else is fine.
5) Accessory. Safety pins.
6) Free Pattern, at the moment, its GrandmasFavouriteDishcloth (http://www.jimsyldesign.com/dishbout/kpatterns/grfavorite.html), Its so versatile
and 56st56rowSocks (http://www.chicknits.com/56st56rowsock.html)

mdog182
12-07-2007, 09:11 PM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
i don't know, everything i knit takes forever!

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
socks....i love socks

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
affordable yarn: caron simply soft
fancy-schmancy yarn: debbie bliss cashmerino, any weight

4.) What are your favorite needles?
knit picks...(options, dpns, fixed circulars, all of them!)

5.) What is your favorite accessory?
row counter... i need more than one or one of those fancy electronic ones that store more than one project at a time

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
eeehhhhh, i don't know. let's say currently, my favorite free pattern that i've finished is probably the rainy day socks from magknits.

gatorjade
12-07-2007, 09:57 PM
1.) headbands
2.) I haven't done anything quite involved yet, I'm a newbie! :pout:
3.) Caron SS for scarves
4.) my Boye DPNs
5.) crochet hooks (for dropped stitches)
6.) http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=35390.0 (a link I found from www.knittingpatterncentral.com)

cattitude
01-03-2008, 10:39 AM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
Hats

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
Shrugs

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
Malabrigo

4.) What are your favorite needles?
Bamboo Circulars

5.) What is your favorite accessory?
ruler with needle sizer

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
most Berocco and Knitty

msoebel
01-03-2008, 11:08 AM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
Hats - Love em. Can't do enough.
2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
Lace shawls.
3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
I really like using knit picks WOTA...to make felted bags.
4.) What are your favorite needles?
Simple Boye aluminum needles.
5.) What is your favorite accessory?
My row counter...God Send!
6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
Most of my patterns are free...I have been really enjoying the Eyelet yoke sweater from Lion Brand that I have been knitting for dd.

Liliyarn
01-03-2008, 12:25 PM
Quick Project - fingerless gloves & felted bowls
Involved project - non-basic socks
Fav Yarn - I have to pick just one!! Ugh...wool in general as it is very utilitarian & felts
Fav Needles - so far KP Options
Fav Accessory - Kacha row counter - can't live with out it
Fave Free Pattern - right now um.......clapotis I guess.

Kithic
01-03-2008, 12:44 PM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit? Dishcloths

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit? Socks

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)? Right now I am loving Forbidden Fleece Comfy Sock from Etsy

4.) What are your favorite needles? KnitPicks Options

5.) What is your favorite accessory? Stitch markers

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern? Knitty's Lizard Ridge and Monkey Socks by Cookie A.

Jax3303
01-03-2008, 02:10 PM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
~ Baby Top Down Raglan sweaters

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
~ Lace Shawls and baby blankets

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
~ this is a hard question. For baby/kid items my favorite is Lion Brand's Cotton Ease; for socks it's BMFA STR lightweight; for general use it's probably Malabrigo.

4.) What are your favorite needles?
~ KPO's

5.) What is your favorite accessory?
~tie between my Chibi, post-it's, and my tape measure.

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
~I don't know.

Louisa
01-03-2008, 02:20 PM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
Hats and scarves

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
Umm, I haven't graduated from hats and scarves yet. I have a short attention span and so I really only do quick knits. I guess I have committment problems.

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
Anything that is yummy to touch and not scratchy.

4.) What are your favorite needles?
Aluminum straights and bamboo dpns. I'm hoping for Options for my birthday.

5.) What is your favorite accessory?
Tape measure and row counter.

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
Anything that looks fancy but isn't, so I can impress with my non-existent skills!

Spinto
01-03-2008, 03:31 PM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
Hats. I'm a hat fiend. I probably have twenty that I hardly even wear.

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
Lace garments: shirts, vests, skirts, stockings, gloves... ahhhh.

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
Blue Heron Yarns. Their hand-dyed colorways make me melt, and since I'm allergic to wool, I can wear their largely non-traditional fibers. <3

4.) What are your favorite needles?
Addi Turbo Lace.

5.) What is your favorite accessory?
Post-it Notes, to put under the chart line I'm currently working.

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Shawl (http://elann.com/ShowFreePattern.asp?Id=161024). I made this in Blue Heron's "Metallic Rayon" yarn, and the metallic flecks made the stars twinkle twinkle. ;D

lelvsdgs
01-03-2008, 03:48 PM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
Fingerless gloves

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
Anything with cables.

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
Simply Soft, Bamboo yarns, Cashsoft, really, anything that's soft and not pure wool.

4.) What are your favorite needles?
Beginning to really like bamboo circs.

5.) What is your favorite accessory?
I have a "re-purposed" Vonage junk mail box with a magnetic closure. It's the prefect size for my small scissors, cable needles, stitch holders, and stitch markers. It is always in my knitting bag (my second favorite accessory, made by Silver!)

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
Cheaters- a very basic fingerless mitt pattern and the Palindrome Scarf pattern also by Silver!

Quiara
01-04-2008, 02:22 AM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
Hats, hats, hats, hats and hats.

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
Really involved or complicated hats.

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
Malabrigo/purewool

4.) What are your favorite needles?
KPO

5.) What is your favorite accessory?
My Product[RED] iPod nano. I keep audiobooks and patterns on it, neither of which I could knit without. ^_^ (In lieu of my iPod? My MacBook. I'm a techno-knitter. ^_~)

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
You'd think I'd come up with some hat pattern, wouldn't you? Oh no. Even though I hate (HATE) making scarves, I love the scrunchable scarf pattern. ^_^

Kels Joy.
01-04-2008, 03:06 AM
1.) What is your favorite quick project to knit?
easy, fun scarves

2.) What is your favorite involved project to knit?
my cabled handbag

3.) What is your favorite yarn (and application for this yarn)?
fun novelty yarn with sparkles or chunks of different colors in it to make fun, quick-knitted scarves.

4.) What are your favorite needles?
my harmony DPN's as soon as they come in the mail!

5.) What is your favorite accessory?
my black cabled handbag with the rainbow ribbon yarn trim.

6.) What is your favorite FREE pattern?
all of the ones i've used, cus i have yet to use a pattern i've paid for! lol