Wednesday, February 18, 2009


I sent my dueling partner's fingerless mitts out yesterday and I left my confirmation slip with the tracking number on it at work; so I will have to track it tomorrow.

I had a hard time trying to post the Quidditch-Round One to my blog with the scavenger hunt picures. I hope I have them posted right.

This has been a busy week for me so far at work but, I need to e-mail my spoilee to see how she is.

Qudditch-Round One

The Dursley's House

George Weasley

Nyphadora Tonks

Mad-Eye Moody

Picture Scavenger Hunt

1. What momentous event was the reason that the members of the Order of the Phoenix felt it necessary to move Harry out of the Dursley’s house?
a. The start of the new school year
b. The Dursleys kicking him out
c. Voldemort’s escape from Azkaban
d. Harry’s upcoming birthday
2. Who revealed the actual date of Harry’s transfer to Voldemort, despite the misinformation the Order had been spreading around that the move would occur on the eve of his actual birthday?
a. Mundungus
b. Snape
c. Yaxley
d. Shacklebolt
3. With the use of Polyjuice Potion (and to confuse any possible attack by Death Eaters), six member of the Order were disguised as Harry and escorted out of Privet Drive, along with the real Harry. Which member of the order did not survive that night?
a. Mad-Eye Moody
b. Nymp0hadora Tonks
c. Hagrid
d. George Weasley
4. Who informed Harry, Ron and Hermione of the bequests left to them in Dumbledore’s will?
a. Kingley Shaclebolt
b. Minerva McGonalgall
c. Arthur Weasley
d. Rufus Scimgeour
5. During the wedding celebration for Bill and Fleur, Kingley Shacklebolt sent a Patronus to tell the guests that the Ministry had fallen, Scrimgeour (the Minister) was dead and the wedding celebration was about to be attacked by Death Eaters. What form did the Patronus take?
a. A lynx
b. An otter
c. A doe
d. A stag
6. Escaping from the wedding to London, our three friends found themselves confronted by a pair of Death Eaters, disguised as workmen. This close brush impressed on them the need to find someplace to hide. Where did they decide to go?
a. The Leaky Cauldron
b. Sirius Black’s house
c. The Dursley’s house
d. Ron’s Auntie Muriel’s house
7. Kreacher’s animosity towards Harry, Ron and especially Hermione (a Mudblood) was well documented in book five, “The Order of the Phoenix.” His initial interaction with them showed that his attitude had not changed. How did they win him over?
a. By giving him clothes and his freedom
b. They didn’t win him over!
c. By giving him something to eat
d. By giving him Regulus Black’s old locket
8. Who did they eventually find was in possession of the locket/Horcrux?
a. Severus Snape
b. Lucius Malfoy
c. Lord Voldemort
d. Dolores Umbridge
9. What did Harry find embedded in the door of Umbrdige’s office?
a. Moody’s magical eye
b. Nymphadora’s purple hair
c. Hedwig’s head
d. George Weasley’s ear
10. After retrieving the Horcrux, they tried to return to their safe place but they were pursued (actually Yaxley tagged along when they disapparated). This meant that the Death Eaters knew their hiding place and they had to go somewhere else. Where did Hermione take them?
a. To Godric’s Hollow
b. To the Forbidden Forest
c. Back to the Burrow
d. To the site of the Quidditch World Cup

Thursday, February 12, 2009

This Week's Homework

1. Do you knit or crochet? How long have you been at your craft? I do both, but I am better at knitting. I just learned to crochet about a year ago. I have been knitting for about 5 years.

2. Do you spin? What type of spinning do you do? No

3. Are there any other crafts that you participate in? I sometimes do quilting

4. What are your favorite yarns/fibers? Sock yarns. I like superwash merino

5. What are your LEAST favorite yarns/fibers? I don't have any yet.

6. Are there any types/brands of yarn that you are dying to work with but haven't gotten a chance? Claudia Hand Painted Yarn and I would love to try some cashmere yarn.

7. What are you currently working on? An Entrelac hat for my daughter and a pair of toe up socks for me in the Seaweed pattern

8. Are their any knitting/crochet techniques that you would like to learn? I can't think of any at this time.

9. Do you have a yarn winder and/or a swift? I have both

10. Where/how to you keep you needles/hooks? I keep them in the package they came in and then put all of my knitting needles that I'm not using at the time in a tote bag. I keep my hooks in a case made for them and that s also in the tote bag.

11. Do you like sweets? What are your favorites? Yes. Snickers, Milky Way, Reeses Peanutbutter Cups, Mounds

12. Are you having a birthday during this swap? No

Monday, February 9, 2009

Hufflepuff Homework

What is your favorite knitting project and why? Was it the yarn your chose? Shaping? What drew you to it?

My favorite knitting project is socks. I was facinated the first time I saw someone knitting socks in my LYS so I just had to sign up for the class. I have been hooked on sock knitting since my first class. I love sock yarn and that is typically what I buy the most. Socks are also a very portable project.