Saturday, February 28, 2009

Bernadette Hobsworth's Kit

Bernadette's spoilee did not post a blog, so these are the pics of the super cool bag and kit that she sent out.
Items included:
A summer moebius sling bag
A knit wallet
Two patterns (one for Slytherin socks)
Three skeins of Knit Picks Essentials (2-green and one grey)
Two skeins of Knit Picks kettle dyed in a burgandy
A needle sizer
Handmade slytherin colored stitch markers

Antonio dela Weasley's kit

Bathilda was unable to post photos to her blog of the kit from Antonio dela Weasley, so here is his super awesome kit!

Wow! It's like Christmas came early! I got some fancy chocolate, some darling stitch markers, a journal, cool sock yarn and patterns, another KP circular for my collection, a huge bag, and I think best of all a drop spindle and some roving!!!!! Squeeee!!! Now I can learn to spin!
Thank you Antonio!

Cassie Goode's Kit

This is the kit Cassandra Goode sent.

The Opinionated knitter book
knitting themed t-shirt
MMMMmmm, Starbucks coffee
Velvety yarn
A cool felting kit - iris
Wee sheep stitch counters
Addi turbos in size needed for felting kit
Handmade and felted Gryffindor bag
malabrigo sock yarn in black
alpaca silk yarn in green
Cute stickers
bubble gum
spongebob themed candy
2 small LUSH soaps
2 scented candles

Olive Bumblebirch's Kit

This is the kit Olive Bumblebirch made for Hexy Elfshimmer.

The kit includes:
A sewn project bag in a pretty red fabric
7 skeins of KnitPicks wool to make the Enchanted Kit Gryffindor colors, of course!
Bamboo circular needles
A Mirror of Erised notebook
For teatime pleasure: a large red mug, yummy Roseberry dark chocolate from Dagoba, and a selection of Stash teas. All regional!
A couple of fun handmade dishcloths and a scrubbie.
Pretty handmade Bumblebirch stitch markers in Gryffindor colors

Kit from Casandra Crimsonchin

Writing from Pandora's Blog. Photos from Casandra Crimsonchin but the photo of the kit is incomplete... hopefully we will update this soon!

I received my package from Lady Arabella at the beginning of the week and now my package from Cassandra Crimsonchin! The photos aren't in order because I suck at blogger and I am too excited to spend the time fixing it!!! Plus I got so many things I am going to have to have two blog posts of photos!!
Here is the list of items:
No Sheep for You book by Amy R. Singer
Pretty mint green fabric
4 skeins of Elizabeth Lavold Hempathy (2 grey, 2 blueish-green)
1 spool of orange-mixed thread
Knit Picks DPN in US 8 (they are multi colored, I think they have a name)
1 skein of Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Bulky in wine colorway
Owl bookmarker (absolutely cute!)
Time-Turner sticker kit! (Love it!! I might be nerdy enough to wear it soon.)
Spring loaded metal notebook holder with a horse on it (one of the refills was snatched along with the pen. I was successful at getting the pen back- it hold to holder together!)
Accessory box with a tape measure inside and a magnet top filled with needles (You must of known I can't keep up with the damn things!!)
Magnet Knitting notion (I am pretty sure they are stitch holders but I am not sure! They are really cute!)
Bubble and Bee lotion stick in Coconut and Lime (I can't wait to open it!)
2 Twizzler Licorice bits
3 chocolate bars- Godiva, Ghirardelli, and Green and Black's (one has already been devoured)
One gorgeous red cabled purse with bamboo handles!!!!
Last but not least, a very sweet note with a snitch on it
My photos don't do everything justice. I might have to redo the photo of the owl.

Queen Frysia the Fierce's Kit

Sent to Violette Black (can also see on Ravelry here)
"I don’t know why Blogger wouldn’t let me post these pics - but isn’t this a COOL package! I can’t wait to make the socks!"

Bevin Rae Mooney's Kit

For Phelicia Phoenixfire of Gryffindor.
Kit Includes:
Handmade Bag, Buttercup Pattern made with Heather Bailey fabric
Handmade Correspondence Set with notecards in matching fabric
Handmade Hyperbolic washcloths and regular washcloths in Phelicia's kitchen colors
6 skeins Knitpicks Wool of the Andes Yarn for felting kit
Circular Needles
Shibori Felted Pillow Pattern
Marbles for using in Shibori Felting
7 additional felting patterns
Harry Potter bookmark and a Harry Potter stencil kit
Ferro Rocher Chocolates
Jelly Belly Jelly Beans
Burt's Bees hand cream and cuticle cream
Coloring books for son and daughter
Patons Kroy yarn to make scarves for son and daughter

Thursday, February 5, 2009

HSKS7 Kit Requirements

Posted Originally on the HSKS7 website by Headmistress Wartbobble.

Kit Should Not Go Over $40 and not under $25.

All kits include a handmade bag meant to store kit items for your spoilee.
You can knit, crochet, or sew the bag.
The color theme of the kit must be in your spoilees house colors.

NOTE (added 2/4): Kits given to 1st years must include all of the items listed because this is their first kit. Kits given to 2nd years and beyond have the option of switching out the stitch markers and needles for two items from their wish lists. So, make sure that you look to the wish lists of your spoilee who is a 2nd year and beyond to see what they like.

The following kits are what we are swapping this term:

Bag Kit - This will be a kit that will include all the items your spoilee will need to make a hand knit or crochet bag, purse, or tote. Included in the kit should be:
Optional - Stitch markers should be included if your spoilee is a knitter. If a crocheter swap with something from their wish list.

Fingerless Gloves/Mitts -
Optional - Stitch markers should be included if your spoilee is a knitter. If a crocheter swap with something from their wish list.

Sock Kit -
Optional - Stitch markers should be included if your spoilee is a knitter. If a crocheter swap with something from their wish list.

Felted Bag Kit -
100% Wool Yarn
Pattern & Directions on how to felt.
Optional - Stitch markers should be included if your spoilee is a knitter. If a crocheter swap with something from their wish list.

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