Sunday, August 21, 2011

Info for Swaps

This is a list of my various likes and dislikes, wants, and wish lists etc. for swaps (for Ravelry in particular)


TV shows

  • Dr. Who
  • Battlestar Galactica
  • Big Bang Theory
  • Firefly
  • The Vampire Diaries (Damon Salvatore!!)
  • Star Trek (currently watching Next Generation, will watch the original series next)
  • Corner Gas
  • Warehouse 13
  • Castle
  • Say Yes to the Dress
  • MLP: FiM (yes, I truly enjoy it)
  • New Girl
  • Veronica Mars


  • X-men (all of them)
  • How to Train Your Dragon (1 and 2)
  • Princess Bride
  • Star Wars
  • Most Disney movies (absolute favorites includes: Lilo & Stitch, Lion King, Mulan)
  • Most other action/sci-fi/fantasy/superhero movies (e.g. LOTR, the Hobbit, Avengers, Star Trek, etc.)
  • Twilight (all of them)
  • Most 80s (favorites include Journey, Queen, Billy Idol, various others)
  • Certain modern Pop songs (but I'm really picky about those)
  • Soundtrack music

Book Types

  • vampire/werewolf stories (I do have the first 4 Vampire Diaries books)
  • dragon-related (I have many of Anne McCaffrey's Dragonriders of Pern books)
  • other sci-fi and fantasy
  • thriller (mild thrillers. haven't read too many)


  • Gummies
  • White and milk chocolate
  • gum (but please no cinnamon)
  • Mountain Dew
  • Bacon (real bacon, not the fake stuff)

Other Favorites

  • Sock Yarn (but please no "clown barf" yarns. :)
  • Lace Yarn
  • Computer Games (especially Minecraft, Portal, Portal 2, Left 4 Dead, Left 4 Dead 2, Medal of Honor, Sims 2, I'm getting interested in Sims 3, Age of Empires II)
  • Various themed merchandise: Dr. Who (David Tennant is my favorite Doctor), X-men (Wolverine, Nightcrawer, Gambit), Vampire Diaries (Team Damon), Twilight (Team Cullen), etc.
  • Corsets/corset-type things
  • Cartoons: Garfield, The Far Side, Calvin and Hobbes
  • Fun candy tins (e.g. some I have are pac-man ghost shaped, wii-mote shaped, hello kitty head shaped)
  • Color: orange, blue, green, purple, red


  • Food: Coconut, most nuts (but I do like peanuts, pistachios, and cashews), most fruits
  • Yarn: acrylic, Noro yarn, cotton (unless it is a small percentage of content, then it's ok)
  • Books: Romance (romance in moderation is alright, but if something is predominantly romantic, then I don't really care for it)

Specific wants

  • Patterns: see Ravelry wishlist
  • Project bags (you can never have too many)
  • Gift cards: iTunes, online yarn stores (e.g. Jimmy Beans Wool, Knit Picks, etc.)
  • Amazon wishlist: click here
  • Knit Picks wishlist: click here
  • Etsy favorites: click here

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