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Harry Potter Hogwarts Robes: Best DIY Patterns & Tutorials

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Harry Potter Hogwarts robes – just in time for Halloween!  Be sure to check out the wonderful selection of DIY robes and pattern tutorials for Harry Potter® and Quidditch® styled robes I collected for this post.

In a hurry? Here’s is another great source for vintage sewing patterns and pdf tutorials.

These patterns are offered by Hogwarts© costuming fans who continue to strive for authenticity in style and colors.

Need a Wizard Robe ASAP?

We continue to collect the best resources on our Pinterest board but in this post, we’ve picked out some of our favorite patterns and tutorials. Some are fun, quick and easy while others are more time consuming.

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Harry Potter House Sweaters: Easy To Order In Your Favorite House Color!

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The Harry Potter House sweater – aka the school sweater – is available in two styles (COS and POA styles ) and in all House colors.

At Custom Costume Knits, we knit and sell reproduction Harry Potter® styled  house sweaters, vests, cardigans and scarves for “Hogwarts©” school uniforms.

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Unshrink Wool Sweaters: How To Fix Favorite Knits

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Unshrink Wool Sweaters –  Washing and deliberatly shrinking wool fabric to create felted projects is one thing but when the DH calls out from the laundry room with a cry for help because he shrunk one of his favorite wool sweaters…you have a completely different problem!

Ever had this happen to you? The following article by Aldo Ciarrocchi provides us with hints and tips for the care for your wool sweaters if you have already shrunk them. Continue reading

Knitting Pattern Diagrams: Easy Blueprints For Quick Knitting Patterns

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Knitting pattern diagrams are literally the “blueprint” for your pattern.  There is no specific trick or method to reading it.

At Hobbie’s House and Custom Costume Knits, we create our own diagram for each custom pattern and like to have nearly all the required information visible on the pattern diagram.

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Harry Potter Ravenclaw Costumes: Top Quality Props (June 2017)

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Harry Potter Ravenclaw Costumes 

The first Harry Potter​© styled sweater I knit was a Hufflepuff© school uniform sweater but the second and third were knit in Ravenclaw© colors!

The blue and dove gray of the House of Ravenclaw© ranks as the second most popular requested color combination for our school sweaters and scarves.​

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Harry Potter Zipper Pulls: 5 Unique Charm Accessories For Vests Or Cardigans

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Harry Potter Zipper Pulls - As a long time sewing enthusiast, I've replaced my fair share of zippers, zipper pulls and even sewn made-to-measure zippers.  

Anyone remember the time when decorative zipper pulls were the rage?

I still have several large pulls that never made it off the cardboard backing and onto a zipper! 

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Freddy Krueger Sweater Colors: Perfect Nightmare Shades!

By Hobbies House / May 26, 2017
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Freddy Krueger Sweater Colors – Our Freddy Krueger sweater pattern is a simple design with wide stripes and a minimum of shaping and finishing.  Quick and easy to knit up, this is one of the most recognizable sweaters at Halloween!

We promise the knitting pattern will not result in nightmares – just a few difficult decisions:

  • Knit the sweater in plain dark red and green shades?
  • Go for a more authentic look in heathery shades of red and green?
  • Allow the sweater to be tattered for the ultimate in authenticity?
  • Or simply forget the knitting and buy a cheap Freddy Krueger sweater!
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RENT Musical Costume: Mark’s Sweater & Scarf

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RENT Musical Costume - Since 2005, Mark Cohen's trademark sweater and scarf have steadily climbed the ranks of our most popular items of knitwear.  

"Rentheads" everywhere buy RENT musical costumes. So do actors who ace the lead role in productions from High School drama presentations to community theaters across the United States and around the world.

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