I’m 30-something and I live in a house with my mother, a dog (Gracie) and three scatty cats (Smudge, Jasper & Fatty). I’ve experimented with university, but find I’m much more suited for life as a stay at home crafter/admin assistant for now.
Below is some basic information about me, as well as some usual tidbits for any swap partners who might be stalking me 🙂
Email and Web addresses:
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/colettehorsburgh
Ravelry name – Switchcleo
Reddit – colette0101
My favourite colours:
Purple. Purple, purple, purple. Lavender, mauve, violet, indigo, etc. I also like black, grey and turquoise.
Fabrics I like:
I’m open really. I’ve recently started doing some crafts with fat quarters, usually in purples and blacks and whites. I love spots and stripes.
Yarns I like:
I adore merino, but I’m happy with any yarn, any fabric, as long as it’s pretty.
Yarns I do not like:
No eyelash yarn or fun fur. Can’t stand the stuff.
I like silver coloured jewellery, and don’t wear gold. I love amethysts too.
HUGE! I’m slightly larger than your average bear. I have big hands, and UK size 8 feet.
Scents I like:
Vanilla, violet, strawberry, jasmine.
Scents I don’t like:
Coffee, lavender, cherry.
Crafts I do:
Knit, crochet, cross-stitch, blackwork, stitch-markers, beading, a little bit of hand sewing, and lots of sewing now that I have a sewing machine, zentangle
Things I collect:
Monkeys, stationary, buttons, ribbons, postcards, sew on badges, pins/buttons/badges, wall hanging photo frames, quotes, stickers, beads, Guiding and Scouting badges from around the world, letter writing paper.
Things I would like to receive:
All of the things I’ve already mentioned, plus chocolate, patterns, candles, pens. I’m very easy to please.
Things I wouldn’t like:
Anything that tastes like cherry or coffee.
Other things I do:
I doodle a lot.
I bake occasionally.
I spend a lot of time on the internet.
I love to organize and sort and write lists.
I play with my barmy kittens.
I used to go swimming and camping a lot, but not so much at the moment due to an ankle injury. I’d like to do it more though.
I love going to the theatre and the cinema.
Books I read:
Pattern books for crochet, knitting, embroidery, doodling. Vampire/werewolf/supernatural novels. Fantasy stuff. Terry Pratchett.
Strawberry, milk chocolate, white chocolate, Peanut Butter M&Ms, Reeses, nuts, strawberry Twizzlers.
Tastes I don’t like:
Coffee, cherry, licorice, jelly beans.