Harry Potter: Knitting Magic: The Official Harry Potter Knitting Pattern Book
Introducing the first official Harry Potter knitting book—a deluxe guide to creating over 25 authentic Harry Potter knits based on the iconic films.
Channel the magic of the Harry Potter films from the screen to your needles with the ultimate knitter’s guide to the Wizarding World. Featuring over 25 magical knits pictured in gorgeous full-color photography, this book includes patterns for clothing, home projects, and keepsakes pulled straight from the movies—and even includes a few iconic costume pieces as seen on-screen. With yarn suggestions based on the true colors used in the films, projects range from simple patterns like the Hogwarts house scarves to more complex projects like Mrs. Weasley’s Christmas sweaters. A true fan must-have, this book also includes fun facts, original costume sketches, film stills, and other behind-the-scenes treasures. Harry Potter: Knitting Magic is sure to have fans everywhere summoning needles, conjuring yarn, and practicing their best knitting wizardry.
More About Tanis Gray
A graduate of RISD, Tanis Gray lives in Fairfax, VA with her Mechanical Engineer husband and two children. Having worked at Martha Stewart, HBO, Focus Features, in the art department in the film and television industries, and a 4-year career as the Yarn Editor at Vogue Knitting/Sixth & Spring and co-editor of Knit.1, she has been in the creative field for many years.
With over 500 published knitting designs in her portfolio, her work has been featured in many major publications and books worldwide. She also edits and photographs other knitting books, plans and executes social media for numerous yarn companies and teaches advanced knitting around the globe. Tanis has her own regularly-featured TV spot on PBS' Knitting Daily TV with Vickie Howell and has taught multiple online Fair Isle classes for Craftsy/Bluprint. It is her vision to help anyone who wants to learn how to knit accomplish their fiber goals.
She is the author of Knit Local: Celebrating America's Homegrown Yarns (2011, Sixth & Spring), the winner of a gold IPPY Award, Capitol Knits, (2012, Self-Published) a knitting and history book inspired by Washington, DC and national winner of the DAR American Heritage Women in the Arts Award, Knitting Architecture (2013, F&W/Interweave), a collection of designs inspired by well-known architecture, Cozy Knits (2013, F&W/Interweave), From Mama, with Love, (Self-Published) an ebook collection from designer friends and mothers, 3 Skeins or Less - Fresh Knitted Accessories (2014, F&W/Interweave), a modern collection of garments and accessories all knit in 3 or fewer skeins of yarn Wanderlust - 47 Modern Knits for Bohemian Style, (2015, F&W/Interweave), Modern Baby Knits (2016, F&W/Interweave), a collection of knits for babies and children on the go with fuss-free designs, Gradient Knits (2017, Barron's) a complete course of beautifully and profusely illustrated instruction under one cover using gradient yarns, and Knitting Magic: The Official Harry Potter Knitting Pattern Collection.
Tanis is a proud member of the Martha Washington Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Washington DC Chapter of the Mayflower Society. She has won First Place in the American Heritage Award and the National Women in the Arts Award numerous times on the national level for Fiber Arts.