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The Ravellenic Games, formerly known as the Ravellympics, is a crafting challenge that coincides with the official Olympic Games on ravelry.com. The intent is to expanding your own knitting/crocheting horizons and the basic rule is “Challenge yourself by starting and finishing one or more projects during the 2012 Summer Olympics.” To compete, you pick an event, create a project page with special tags, and cast on. To receive a medal, you need to document each finished project on Ravelry. BobicusMaximus hands out medals (blog badges) to the finishers.

This year athletic endeavors in the Ravellenic Games for teamhpkchc2012 also qualified for Harry Potter Knit and Crochet House Cup (HPKCHC) Quidditch points.

Dates: 27. July to 12. August, 2012
Official Start Time: 21:00 BST London. Mass Cast On coincides with start of Opening Ceremonies in London.
Offical End Time: August 12th at 23:59 BST

Projects and Events

Project . Events Pattern Yarn
Baby mittens in Alpaca . Baby dressage,
mitten medley,
cable steeplechase,
synchronized stash busting,
holiday hurdles
b14-18 Mittens in Alpaca
by DROPS design
Du Store Alpakka
BabySilk
Roosiemine socks . WIPs wrestling Roosimine
by Caoua Coffee
Garnstudio DROPS Fabel (MC), lollipop.yarns
by filzflash Sock 75/25 (CC)
Fiddlehead mittens . WIPs wrestling Fiddlehead Mittens
by Adrian Bizilia
Garnstudio DROPS Karisma Superwash
Mittens for VM-genseren 2013 . Baby dressage,
mitten medley
26405 VM-genseren 2013 (baby)
by Dale of Norway / Dale Design
Dale of Norway/
Dalegarn Baby Ull
Socks for VM-genseren 2013 . Baby dressage,
sock put
26405 VM-genseren 2013 (baby)
by Dale of Norway / Dale Design
Dale of Norway/
Dalegarn Baby Ull
Wingspan shawl . Shawl sailing,
single skein spring,
synchronized stash busting,
holiday hurdles
Wingspan
by maylin Tri’Coterie Designs
Lang Yarns Jawoll Magic
Ribbed toddler socks . Baby dressage,
sock put,
synchronized stash busting
Toddler Toe-up Ribbed Socks
by Bergfrid Skaara
Garnstudio DROPS Fabel
Ribbed newborn socks . Baby dressage,
sock put,
synchronized stash busting
Toddler Toe-up Ribbed Socks
by Bergfrid Skaara
Garnstudio DROPS Fabel
Ribbed newborn socks . Baby dressage,
sock put,
synchronized stash busting
Toddler Toe-up Ribbed Socks
by Bergfrid Skaara
Dale of Norway/
Dalegarn Baby Ull

List of Medals
Ravellenic Games 2012 badge
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Ravellenic Games 2012 badge
Ravellenic Games 2012 badge

Points scored for Ravenclaw in the HPKCHC Quidditch pit

  • Base points: 15×9 = 135
  • Clean-sweep bonus (minimum 5 events for a single project): 25
  • Snitch bonus (used at least 400 yards of yarn): 75
  • Total points: 235
  • Additional gold medal bonus (195 points or more): 15

I also went after a Quaffle bonus (25 points) for making 7 new items. However, there is some disagreement about whether a Snitch can be part of a quaffle or not, so I have not included those points here.

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Baby mittens in Alpaca
Roosiemine socks
Fiddlehead mittens
Socks and mittens for VM-genseren 2013
Wingspan shawl
Ribbed baby socks

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