Monday, February 28, 2011

Favorite Things...

Everybody has a few favorite things...those things we treasure and hold on to, choose to use over something else, and simply do not want to share with anyone, for fear something dreadful may happen to it. At work, I have a most favorite pen, just a simple pen, but it writes very smoothly, and has a fine point. It doesn't leave my finger's all ink-y, and has one of thos cushiony doo-hinkies to make it more comfy on my finger. I don't share this pen with anyone...I have a couple share-worthy pens with gawdy rubber bands around them and no caps to prevent them from being swiped off my desk and tucked into a purse or pocket.

I also have a favorite cup to drink from, its an insulated cup with straw and keeps my water cold for a couple hours. I'm thinking of crocheting a snuggy for it, just to give it a touch of personality.

In my kitchen, I have a couple favorite utensils - my wooden spoon and my metal spatula. My favorite frying pan is cast iron and I use it for most all my cooking. I have different sizes, and treasure all of them the same. Most are several years old, ones my mom used when I was a kid. I don't allow anyone else to clean them...they require special cleaning that does not use soap.

For my crochet, my most favorite thing is my Jimbo crochet hook. I also have a couple Turn-of-the-Century hooks I really like, but my most favorite is my Jimbo. Its an I in size, and is very comfy to hold and work with. The TOC hooks I have are G & H in size. Tied with my Jimbo Hook is my Yarn Winder.  
My crochet cave is one end of our reclining love seat, and is right next to a built in book shelf. I am hoping to budget in later this spring a new Jimbo hook in a size L or M for a 2-strand flannelghan I'd like to make. I don't think I could pull it off with a 
metal hook I have in my not-so-favorites collection. They are all just too heavy.

So, what are your most favorite things??