I read an interview over at Knitiot Savant yesterday and decided that looked like fun so I asked Susan to send me 5 questions to answer for ya’ll. Really, it had nothing to do with the fact that I have nothing else to talk about today.
1. Has spinning enriched your knitting experience? If so, how?
Now that I am spinning yarn and actually knitting with it, I can say that spinning has definitely enriched my knitting experience. There’s something truly satisfying about knitting with your own handspun yarn. It may not be as perfect as commercially spun yarn but it feels like a great accomplishment. I’m prouder of the things I’ve knit with my handspun than any other things I’ve knit.
2. What’s your favorite quilt block pattern?
Oooh, a quilting question! My favorite quilt block pattern is Log Cabin. It’s so versatile and looks great whether pieced with scraps or newly purchased fabrics. There are loads of different layouts and I just never get tired of making Log Cabin quilts.
3. What’s a ‘comfort food’ for you?
My favorite comfort food is mashed potatoes and gravy. I’m also big on homemade mac ‘n cheese. Bring on the carbs.
4. Why did you become a librarian?
I became a librarian because I like research. There’s nothing so satisfying as answering a tough reference question. Of course, most of what I do on a daily basis has less to do with libraries and more to do with management, but that’s okay because I like management, too. I wrote a post about my childhood librarian and the way she inspired me here.
5. What’s your favorite book and why?
Now this is tough because it changes depending on my mood, my age, my experience and my surroundings. I will say that the book I’ve read more times than any other is Pride and Prejudice. Honestly, though, I think my favorite book ever is The Time Traveler’s Wife. Heartbreaking but satisfying.
Thanks for the great questions, Susan, I had fun answering them. And I hope you all had fun reading my answers. If you want me to interview you, just let me know and I’ll send you five questions.
And, finally, because a blog post without a photo is like a day without coffee – dull and lifeless – I give you a photo of Hannah taken while we were shopping a week or so ago. She just lurved this shirt.
No. I did not buy it for her.