Charmed Knits Knitting Projects Reviewed By and For Fans of Harry Potter
Want A Harry Potter Scarf? Charmed Knits Projects Will Help You Knit One For You Or For Your Fan of Harry Potter!
Since the very first Harry Potter movie, I have wanted a Harry Potter scarf. I even went so far as to purchase the yarn, in burgundy and gold, to make one. However, all these years have passed (the first Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was released in 2001) and I still don't have one.
It was therefore with interest that I read of Charmed Knits: Projects for Fans of Harry Potter by Alison Hansel. For the price of not much more than a single pattern, I can have a book packed with projects for people like myself who love Harry Potter!
Granted many of the patterns will be beyond my knitting ability, for I believe that remembering how to knit well enough to do a scarf will be a challenge. Knitting a sweater or a pair of socks, well, let's just say THAT should prove beyond my meagre knitting ability.
On this page, find my review (for what it is worth) of this knitting pattern book PLUS (and more importantly) find the review of other knitters, amateur and expert and even those who are somewhere in between in knitting ability. I hope it inspires you to make a scarf or a sweater or eve a pair of socks, if that is what interests you. And don't forget you can always ask a knitting grandma, aunt or friend to create an item for you...that may be the answer to my quest for a Harry Potter scarf!
"Sit and Knit A Spell"
Charmed Knits: Projects for Fans of Harry Potter Book Description
Harry Potter's red sweater.
Use the magically knitting abilities that you did or did not know you had to conjure up some Harry Potter knitted pieces but don't go it alone. Check out this book, Charmed Knits, which offers many Harry Potter themed pieces including but not limited to a wizarding robe, an invisibility cloak, a sweater from Quidditch, a raglan sweater like the one Ron wears, a blanket and even some Christmas decorations.
It features coloured photographs of each project, patterns and illustrations designed to "make it easy" for all from beginners to Mrs. Weasley's more advanced knitting level.
Use the patterns to create Harry Potter themed projects for yourself or for the other Harry Potter geeks in your family.
Knit Today says there are techniqus and abbreviations in this book that will help novice knitters knit their way to Hogwarts.
Amazon Customer Reviews Of Charmed Knits
Music Lover from Wisconsin writes that she is a Muggle who has a 14-year old Potterhead and four extended family members who are batty over Harry Potter. She says this book has projects ranging from small to big and that they are sized from toddler to adult XXL. She particularly likes the invisibility cloak that is created in a "pale gray laceweight cashmere" and the house scarf bookmarks.
Manchesterunicorn says she's a bit fan and a beginning knitter. She likes this book and intends to use it to become a better knitter.
Finally, Adrienne Mueller says she loves the book and everything in it from the weasley sweater to the quidditch socks.
Harry Potter's House Socks
More Reviews of Charmed Knits: Projects For Fans of Harry Potter
- Charmed Knits Projects for Fans of Harry Potter Review From About.com
"This book will be a big hit with Harry Potter fans of all ages. I would recommend it for those who have, at a minimum, a firm grasp of knitting basics. While there are quite a few patterns for beginning and intermediate knitters, some of the pattern
- Charmed Knits Harry Potter Knits Review From About.com
"This book is whimsical and a lot of fun for Harry Potter fans, but it's usefulness doesn't end when you've made a hat, scarf and sweater in your favorite house colors."
- Charmed Knits Harry Potter Knits Review From Knittingneels
"Patterns are clear and well written with larger-than-normal text. Pattern difficulty is rated from First Year (easy), OWL level (moderate) to NEWT (difficult). What I like most about the book is the versatility of the patterns. Sizes for most garmen
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The Unofficial Harry Potter Knits Special Issue Magazine 2013
If this existed in prior years, I missed it but I knew many knitters would be excited to see another source of inspiration for Harry Potter themed knitting. Love the ideas as mentioned on the cover: a Ginny inspired sweater, Albanian forest mittens and a Hagrid-style pullover.
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