Gryffindor Crocheted Book Scarf

So, a couple of weeks ago I shared with you my knitted Hufflepuff book scarf, which I made for my friends birthday. I was so happy with how it turned out I decided I was going to knit scarves for each house and sell them, so this week I set to work on knitting a Gryffindor book scarf.

It didn’t go well.

I’m not really sure why. I think a lot of the problem was that I decided to use a completely different wool to the wool I used for the Hufflepuff book scarf. I did a little experimenting and tried to knit with two strands, but no matter what I did, it just didn’t look right.

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The knitted version just did not look right!

So I went back to the drawing board to have a think about what I could do to make this work.

In the end I decided it was time to put my newly developed crochet skills to the test! I chained 16 and then just worked backwards and forwards until I was happy with how long it was!
After all the ends were sewn in, I just stitched a G on the front, added some tassels to one end (as specifically requested by the customer who ordered this one), et voila!

Gryffindor inspired crocheted book mark
Crocheted gryffindor book mark, in the colours of hogwarts bravest house!

The crocheted Gryffindor book mark is now available in the shop – you can find it here – and I’m currently working on making a set for every house!

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