I wonder how many members of this community are experienced knitters vs beginners? It really seems like the drops are all targeted to beginning knitters. As an experienced knitter, none of the drops appeal to me. I don't like acrylic - it hurts my hands and doesn't breathe.
The kits are clearly geared towards beginners. Not that I think a beginning knitter should buy them--they're problematic for a host of reasons. Especially the ones that include needles. First, I don't know many people that enjoy using straight needles. Second, what are the odds of a beginner getting gauge on the provided needles? Most beginners (and a lot of experienced knitters too) I know think swatching is some form of torture. So, I predict lots of FOs that don't fit.
I would just like to see some drops that include high-quality yarns. Let me decide what to knit. Let me decide what tools to use.
What do you think?