Gerbil Knits

This is how I spend my free time.....knitting, knitting and more knitting. I learned how to knit during the 2004 NCAA basketball tournament, and is still my favorite time for mass knitting!

Monday, November 27, 2006

some craft updates

Meet Megumi, who is now owned by the lovely Linda. Megumi is a salmon nigiri. Megumi is a delight to be around, one way she is a normal sushi, the other, she is a super sushi, with a salmon cape and all!

Monday, November 13, 2006

Information for Swap Partners

what crafts can you do?: knit, crochet, soap making, learning beading.
a few things you just have too many of: according to my boyfriend, everything
any sorts of fabrics you love/hate?: love subtle and elegant designs, hate garish patterns, novelty prints
something you just cant do but you would LOVE to learn/get something made like this!: needle felting, glass making, pottery

random things
do you keep a journal/art sketch book? No, but I keep academic notebooks, but I just got a swap journal it is so cool!
do you have any pets? Yup, good old Tiger cat
do you have any kids *ages*? NO
do you have a portable cd player, mobile phone, or ipod? Mobile phone and my ipod, I love my ipod.
do you need another random trinket box? I can always have another one
do you need something to carry your knitting/sewing with you? Yes, one with pockets to keep me organized.
do you need a cd case/folder thing? *you know what I am talking about, it holds your cd's* nope, everything is electronic.
do you need another purse? Probably not
what crafts do you admire? Anything that is creative, I just love seeing how people’s minds unfold
do you collect anything? Monkeys, bears, little trinkets from wherever you live, I love unique items from all over the world…

do you wear earrings? NOPE
do you wear braceletts/cuffs? Yup
do you wear necklaces? Yup
do you want gold or silver findings? Silver

what is your shirt size? M/L

what is your favorite color? green
what is your favorite color to go with your favorite color? pink
do you have a favorite animal you would like something made with? Monkeys

symbols I enjoy: Celtic designs, Maori designs (the traditional tattoos are fabulous)

allergies and aversions
are there any colors you hate? orange
would you dislike receiving items made from animal products? Not really
is there anything you would rather not receive because of religious references? Nope, just as long as it is in good taste, I am agnostic so I don’t do religious symbols
do you have any actual allergies? Yup, no lavender or lilac for me.

what are your favorite movies? Silence of the Lambs, Pride and Prejudice (with Colin Firth), Harvey, Some Like it Hot, the Croupier.
who is your favorite person from those movies? Colin Firth
who are your celebrity crushes? Clive Owen, Colin Firth….yes I have thing older, distinguished English men (fits the description of BF)
who is the best cartoon character? Currently Mindy from the Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy, historically…..TinTin and his sidekick Snowy

Thursday, November 09, 2006

some recent projects....

so I have been doing some swap packages and I thought I would post the crafted goodness. So there is some knitted sushi, a scarf, and a jellyfish that I have named gerrard. I don't know why, I just did....