Carrie

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Arts
Occupation making string
Location Chicago, Il
Introduction Spinner, dyer, weaver, bookbinder, jewelry maker. Fiddles with toy cameras and art journals. Combination knitter, continental style. Traditional and art yarns.
Interests spinning, dyeing, knitting, weaving, fiber arts, textiles, bookbinding, art journaling, photography
Favorite Movies From Hell, Velvet Goldmine, Morvern Callar, Gosford Park, The Libertine, The Governess, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, In the Cut, Silent Hill, Silent Night Bloody Night, Let's Scare Jessica to Death, Last House on the Left (original), The Haunting (original), My Man Godfrey, Reds, Carnival of Souls, Suspiria, 28 Days/Weeks Later, Tombstone, Gangs of New York, The Age of Innocence, most corset dramas, anything scary and morbid, with fabulous period costuming a plus.
Favorite Music 16 Horsepower, Woven Hand, PJ Harvey, Patti Smith, Lacuna Coil, Iron and Wine, The Swans, Morrissey, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Peter Murphy, Elvis Costello, Stevie Nicks, David Bowie, Scissor Sisters, The Editors, current "gothic americana" music, 90's alternative/shoegazer stuff, 70's glam metal, 80's new romantics, non-oontz goth/deathrock, some emo
Favorite Books Daniel Deronda, Portrait of a Lady, The Woman in White, Jane Eyre, The House of Mirth, Middlemarch, Wings of a Dove, The Archivist, Morvern Callar, Heart Shaped Box

Why don't you ever wear a scarf? It doesn't need to be cold outside for your neck to feel naked.

Because my mate, dog, and cats are all thieving spoiled mongrels who steal every single thing I knit and never let me wear any of it. Furthermore I have to cover up my wheel, carder, and any yarn-y projects in the works lest the cats eat string and kill themselves, so most of my finished projects end up draped attractively over every unsecured fiber-related object in the house.