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Harry Potter Knitting Patterns - Free

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Well, I finally fell onto the wagon.  I have fallen in love...with Harry Potter.  Honestly, after finishing the series, I don't know why it took me so long.  My darkest fears of being snatched into the sacrilegious, have been completely eradicated.  In fact, I've stumbled upon many embedded biblical themes in the magical, albeit fictional, world. I have to admit, I'm glad I saved the series for now.  This year is the exact year that I desperately needed to escape into an amazing fictional world...to leave behind my own challenges, triumphs and heartbreak, for a bit, and enter into someone else's. Harry's world has given me respite, and more...many new things to knit!  Here are the best (and most realistically worth my time) Harry Potter Knitting Patterns - Free I have found. Harry Potter Knitting Patterns - Free 1.   Hogwarts Scarves Knitting Patterns by Studio Knit Studio Knit provides a lovely Free Gryffindor Scarf Knitting Pattern tutorial.  The

Girl's Beret Knitting Pattern

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A sweet pattern from the early days of my knitting design.  I hope you enjoy the free girl's beret knitting pattern, with matching scarf and mittens! Materials 1 skein Lion’s Wool (100% wool) by Lion Brand Yarn, shown in Cadet Blue #110 2-4 skeins specialty yarn to gauge * 5 pairs US size 5 double pointed needles 5 pairs US size 10 ½ double pointed needles 1 pair US size 19 straight needles Stitch holder *Note: I originally knit this pattern with the lovely yarn pictured called "Ragdoll." It was, sadly, discontinued. Isaac Mizrahi has a similar gauge specialty yarn at Michael's that would be a reasonable replacement. Gauge Using 10 ½ needles (or sized to gauge) and specialty yarn in SS: 12 stitches per 4 inches Using Lion’s Wool and size 5 needles in (K2,P2) rib: 21 stitches per 4 inches Abbreviations and Explanations K2tog = knit 2 together P2tog = purl 2 together * * = repeat from * to * until the end of the round Rib = knit 2