Review: Create magic with “Harry Potter: Crochet Wizardry”

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Harry Potter: the magic of crochet The official guide to creating original crochet projects inspired by the Harry Potter Movies

Bring the magic of Harry Potter Film from screen to skein with the ultimate crocheter’s guide to the wizarding world. With over 25 magical knits illustrated in beautiful color photographs, Harry Potter: the magic of crochet includes designs for adorable arugami, home decor projects, clothing, gifts and keepsakes straight from the movies – and even includes some iconic costume pieces as seen on screen. With yarn suggestions based on the real colors used in the movies, projects range from simple designs like Hogwarts house scarves to more complex projects like Mrs. Weasley’s Christmas sweaters. A must-have for fans, this book also includes fun facts, original costume sketches, movie stills and other behind-the-scenes treasures. Harry Potter: the magic of crochet will have fans everywhere summoning crochets, conjuring up yarn and doing crochet magic.

Projects include:

AMIGURUMI

Crochet and plush creatures and characters

  • The Sorting Hat
  • Fawkes
  • Hedwig
  • Dobby

CONJURATION COSTUMES

Screen-accurate replicas of iconic costume pieces

  • Hogwarts house scarves
  • Ron’s Three-Broom Sweater
  • Luna’s Cropped Cardigan

FANTASTIC MODE

Clothing inspired by characters, themes and designs from the movies

  • Wizarding Student Hooded Poncho
  • Bertie Bott’s All Flavors Socks
  • The Dumbledore Hat

MEMORIES & CURIOSITIES

Decorative accents and personal keepsakes from the wizarding world

  • Shoulder bag with Hogwarts acceptance letter
  • Hogwarts Crest Blanket
  • Golden Snitch Baby Blanket

Harry Potter: the magic of crochet The Official Harry Potter Crochet Pattern Book by Lee Sartori Insight Editions | 8 x 10 in | 176 pages Hardcover | $24.99 978-1647222604 | On sale August 17, 2021

About the Author

Lee Sartori is the crochet designer behind CoCo Crochet Lee, a guest host on the PBS/Create Knit and Crochet Now show, and a member of Annie’s design studio. Lee’s passion is designing modern and wearable clothing and amigurumi. Lee lives in Ontario, Canada, with her two children, her husband and her rabbit. You can find her on her blog and on social media, where she posts fun takes on crochet.

About Insight Editions

Famous for its unwavering dedication to quality, Insight Editions is a publisher of innovative books and collectibles that push the boundaries of creativity, design and production. Through its acclaimed film, television and games program, Insight strives to produce unique books and products that offer new ways to engage with fan-favorite characters and stories. Under this program, Insight has published books spanning the worlds of Star Wars, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Destiny, Assassin’s Creed, Halo, Diablo, World of Warcraft, and the Harry Potter films, among others. Insight’s award-winning art, photography and sports titles celebrate the art and history of a wide range of subjects including the Rolling Stones, John Lennon, Kurt Cobain, Johnny Cash, San Francisco Giants and the Dallas Cowboys. Other divisions include a line of luxury stationery products, as well as a children’s brand, Insight Kids. For more information, visit insighteditions.com.

About Wizarding World

More than two decades ago, a young Harry Potter was taken to platform 9¾ at King’s Cross station, and readers around the world were taken with him to a magical world, created by JK Rowling. In the years since, the seven best-selling Harry Potter books have inspired eight blockbuster films, an award-winning play and, most recently, the start of the five-film Fantastic Beasts series. People of all ages have been captivated by these extraordinary adventures, set in an expanding universe, inspired by the vision of JK Rowling. For today’s growing global community of fans and for generations to come, The Wizarding World invites everyone to further explore this magical universe – past, present and future. The Wizarding World also offers fans an instant and reliable kite brand of quality and authenticity.

About Warner Bros. Consumer Products

Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), a Warner Bros. entertainment company, extends the studio’s powerful portfolio of entertainment brands and franchises into the lives of fans around the world. WBCP partners with the best licensees around the world on an award-winning line of toys, fashion, home decor and publishing inspired by franchises and properties including DC, Wizarding World, Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera. The worldwide success of the division’s themed entertainment businesses includes groundbreaking experiences such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. With innovative global licensing and merchandising programs, retail initiatives, promotional partnerships and themed experiences, WBCP is one of the world’s leading retail licensing and merchandising organizations.

HARRY POTTER characters, names and associated indicia are © & TM Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. WB SHIELD: TM & © WBEI. WIZARDING WORLD trademark and logo © & TM Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s21)

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