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Topic: Two years of Harry Potter scarves (pic heavy)  (Read 3116 times)
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« on: September 12, 2007 01:15:53 PM »

Over the past two years I've been making Harry Potter scarves in the style of both movies for my own scarf whore purposes in between projects for other people so:

Ravenclaw:

Both of these in Brown Sheep Nature Spun

Hufflepuff:
Brown Sheep Nature Spun
This one's in  Unger Utopia, and as you can see there's a dyelot SNAFU because I started this one at the beginning of a hospital stay and it was a while before I could get the rest of the yarn I needed.

Slytherin:
in Nature Spun
in Utopia

Gryffindor:
in Nature Spun

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« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2007 01:22:18 PM »

I made the Ravenclaw scarf for my Harry Potter swap partner. It was great to see it at the end, I kept acting like I was in Hogwarts. Then I got sad when I had to send it on. Turns out my partner made me a Gryffindor scarf just like it! So now I wear it around the house (cause it's too hot to wear it out now, but my husband likes to keep it like a meat locker in there!) and carry my Hermoine wand around. Smiley

Great knitting!
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« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2007 01:51:17 PM »

Is that stockinette or rib?
If I even try to make scarves in either or those stitches they curl up so fast, despite my efforts to ... what's the word? When you steam them flat. Yeah, that doesn't work out for me.
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« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2007 02:13:29 PM »

Awesome! I've done a few Harry Potter scarves myself (not all for me though). Too bad about the dyelot on the one Hufflepuff one. I hate when that happens.
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« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2007 03:12:59 PM »

Sheila - it's stockinette, but knit in the round because that's how I knit in class so I don't have to look up, and it never hurts to have a double thick scarf (or seven) when it comes to New England winters  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2007 03:53:12 PM »

Wow, that's a lot of scarves! Awesome!
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« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2007 03:57:02 PM »

love your work
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« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2007 05:05:29 PM »

Those are awesome! I love the Ravenclaw one with the little stripes.
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« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2007 05:19:11 PM »

You found the most perfect colours!  Grin Did you buy them from a LYS or online?  I don't have a LYS and I'm sick of the tiny tiny yarn selections in Michaels!!! 

If you don't mind my asking, what are the row patterns?  Those stripes look perfect!!
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« Reply #9 on: September 12, 2007 05:51:03 PM »

I'm not really a HP fan, but I love that 4th scarf.
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