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This Knitting Book Shows You How To Make Clothes And Creatures From ‘Harry Potter’

Knit one of Mrs. Weasley's Christmas sweaters!

Calling all wizards! Do you want to make magic with nothing other than your knitting needles? Then look no further than this new “Harry Potter: Knitting Magic” book.

Written by Rhode Island School of Design graduate Tanis Gray, this deluxe knitting guide will show readers how to create 28 genuine, hand-knitted Harry Potter designs.

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From Mrs. Wesley’s iconic Christmas sweaters to Hogwarts house scarves to mini sorting hats, there is something for everyone in this official Harry Potter knitting guide. Or, if you have magical creatures on the brain, you can make your own little Hedwig, Cornish pixie or Fluffy the three-headed dog. And make winter a little warmer and more magic by knitting your very own Beauxbatons Academy of Magic capelet.

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At over 200 pages, this gorgeous, full-color hardcover book also includes fun facts about the films and costume sketches. This behind-the-scenes guide will help you create Hogwarts magic in your own home, with something for every level of knitter, whether you are a beginner, a novice or a top-level knitting wizard.

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Gray, who has worked at Martha Stewart, HBO, Focus Features and in the art department in the film and television industries, ensures that each of her knitting patterns will help readers create timeless, quality items.

“Knitting is an investment not only in materials, but in time (something we never seem to have enough of!). When I knit, I want it to be interesting and a fun experience and to worth the time invested in making it,” she says in an interview with Knit Darling.

Priced at $26.99, you can preorder Tanis Gray’s “Harry Potter: Knitting Magic” on Amazon right now, ahead of its Jan. 28, 2020, release date.

If you can’t wait that long, then try this Harry Potter Crochet guidebook from Lucy Collin. This kit includes “yarn, stuffing, needle and thread, safety eye beads, and the special magic wand crochet hook,” so you can create amigurumi dolls of Harry Potter and Dobby and more.

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With these awesome books, even Muggles can create magic!

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