Tuesday, September 30, 2008

House Quiz! and a few pics of a great gift!!

Gryffindor House Quiz #1!

What yarn shop did Henry Longstaff shop at for yarn? Mrs. Mac’s
Who is the HSKS6 SPEW coordinator? Clidonia Acromantula
Which Gryff student just returned from London? Lady Felula The Forgetful (lucky!)
Which Gryffindor has cats named after the muggle rock band, The Ramones? Dagmara Grindelwald
What is your favorite childhood television program (Magic or Muggle)? The Dukes of Hazard (yep, I'm a cheeseball, I learned it at a young age!)
What is your favorite adult television program (Magic or Muggle)? 24, The Office, and Lost
Which travel destination did you last visit? Just got back from Naples, FL.
What was your last finished object (FO)? Green Dream Swatch headwrap
How many project(s) planned for holiday gifts? None, really - I just see what's on the needles and what I think would be good for a gift. And maybe a hat for my husband.
Who is the mother of Half Blood Prince? Elieen Prince
Which Weasley became engaged in Book 6 (Half Blood Prince)? Bill
What is the result of a Sectumsempra curse? It cuts the target of the curse.
Who used a Bezoar to reverse poisoning? Harry used it on Ron.

Also, I wanted to share some pics of the awesome pre-package presents my wonderful spoiler, Elladora Madley, sent me - she is so great! The yellow and grey is 440 yards of Hufflepuff House Colors Slendersock from Ellie at crazy4dyeing.etsy.com and it included some lovely Snitch Wing stitch markers! And the lovely bluish-purplish-brownins-grayish yarn is Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock in dyelot 7386 (no color name that I can find printed on the label, sorry)

Thanks so much, Elladora! You are the best spoiler EVER!

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Quidditch, Round 1!!

1. At the beginning of the book, Cornelius Fudge is talking to the Muggle Prime Minister. Which member of the Order of the Phoenix has recently been found dead?
a. Hestia Jones
b. Elphais Doge
c. Emmeline Vance
d. Dedalus Diggle

2. What animal does Bellatrix Lestrange kill when she and her sister, Narcissa, are going to see Professor Snape?
a. Owl
b. Fox
c. Rabbit
d. Cat

3. What time does Professor Dumbledore collect Harry from Privet Drive?
a. Midnight
b. 11 p.m.
c. Noon
d. 11 a.m.

4. What did Professor Sluhorn transform into when he was trying to hide from Harry and Professor Dumbledore?
a. An armchair
b. A bed
c. A table
d. A wardrobe

5. What grade did Harry get for Herbology?
a. E – Exceeds Expectation
b. P – Poor
c. O – Outstanding
d. A – Acceptable

6. Herbert Chorley, the Prime Minister's Junior Minster, has been entertaining the public by impersonating which animal?
a. A hen
b. A duck
c. A lion
d. A squirrel

7. What is Professor Sprout's first name?
a. Pimmy
b. Pomony
c. Pommy
d. Pomona

8. What is Dumbledore's idea of 'a few words'?
a. nitwit, odder, blubber rand tweak
b. nitwit, odder, bubblegum and tweak
c. nitwit, oddment, bubblegum and tweak
d. nitwit, oddment, blubber and tweak

9. Who is Marcus Belby's famous uncle?
a. Bertie
b. Damocles
c. Tiberius
d. Savage

10. What is Snape's mother's name?
a. Helana Prince
b. Eileen Prince
c. Lily Prince
d. Elizabeth Prince

Professor Sprout
Professor Dumbledore

Back from a loooong trip...

...and came back to the most delicious little surprises from my swap partner! She's so awesome! Will post pics as soon as I dig out of 8 days of emails and housework!!

Monday, September 15, 2008

Five points for Gryffindor!

Potter Name: Ferula Vector
Rav ID: redheadknits
I am allergic to: nothing
Pets that I have: two cats
My favorite yarn: don't have a favorite, i love it all, esp. natural fibers
If you are a Ravenclaw, do you prefer the film colors or the book colors? not this term
My favorite flavor: coffee, chocolate, mint, and potato chip :)
My favorite holiday: thanksgiving
I would like to receive a: (Sock kit, scarf kit or yarn dyeing kit) sock kit!
List your favorite brand of needles or hooks, including size and length: love knitpicks metal DPNs
Is there a brand that you are dying to try?: not really, would love some small circs (US0-3)
I've participated in HSKS: this is my third term - i was a ravie first, and last term, a 'puff
Do you have a birthday during this swap? If so which day? i can't recall when the swap ends, so maybe - it's January 27th

Friday, September 12, 2008

A new term, a new house!

Well, the sorting hat has changed its mind yet again about the house I should be in, and now it says...Gryffindor! I'm excited for the next term (and for some new colors)! ROAR, ROAR GRYFFINDOR!!

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Term 3!

Just signed up...hope it's as fun as last term!