CLOSED: Harry Potter Craftalong - Yule 2019/20

OMG those truffle are SO cute!

Class: Arithmancy
House: Slytherin
Project: Crochet Nest Basket
Description: My daughter loves music and musical instruments. And eggs. So for Christmas I got her a set of 5 musical eggs that all make different sounds when you shake them (She’s one.) She loves them. To amuse myself I wanted to make them a nest to be stored in when not in use. This is that basket. The rope and yarn together form ridges and grooves as you go round and round creating height. It is made from stash using nylon rope and brown boucle yarn of some unknown origin (It was a rescue from a friend’s late MIL’s stash.)

Class: Alchemy
House: Ravenclaw
Project Name: Chili
Brief Description: In our home chili is never made the exact same way twice as we use what we have on hand. There are 4 pounds of ground beef (browned, graveled, and drained), finely chopped onion and green pepper, and 2 chopped tomatoes. There are tins/cans of diced tomatoes with green chilies, black beans, red kidney beans, tomatoes, half a jar of salsa from the fridge, and a third of a jar of pasta sauce also from the fridge. No additional seasonings were added since there is plenty already in the processed foods. This is a “wing it” recipe. Bring to a slow boil, stirring often. Then simmer, stirring often, until beans are heated through.

Happy belated birthday, AntBee!!!

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@AntBee It’s …totally… on the wall…(if the wall is the least used doorway). I actually really love rug making, so having one wear out on me is not necessarily a cause for sadness. I can make them faster than they wear out!

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haha! I love that answer! I did see the pic of your cat luxuriating upon it’s fluffy snuggliness so I concede- it may have been wasted on the wall. :slight_smile:

Oh, Tateronis sound interesting. Need to try list. :wink:

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Class: CoMC
House: Ravenclaw
Project Name: HandStitched - Repaired Sweatshirt
Project description: I hand stitched a hole in a sweatshirt, less than five inches long, and L shaped. For me this is a challenge that took 3 hours due to arthritis. It is far from pretty embroidery but it is functional.

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Class: Arithmancy
House: Gryffindor!
Project Name & Page Link: Scrappy Pendant
Brief Description: Made for the Craft Stars Garage Sale. Supporting this website, both the people here and the general spirit of camaraderie and community, is a cause that matters greatly to me.

Class: Study of Ancient Runes
House: Gryffindor!
Project Name & Page Link: Peanut Butter Banana Bread
Brief Description: I made this banana bread to use up a couple bananas getting brown in my kitchen. Sick of the same old same old, I mixed it up a bit with a peanut butter chocolate version!

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That pendant must’ve taken so much time to be so tiny and detailed. Nice work! (To me it looks like long-necked, long-beaked bird in profile.

Serial posting to say that I actually broke out the whole kit of yarn and pattern book on Friday to start my 5 year old hat that is a one year old Advanced Studies proposed project only to discover I don’t have the correct needle sizes to knit it! So… Hi ho, Hi ho, it’s off to shop I go…

Good grief. haha

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Interesting perspective!

I don’t know how many of you remember MommaAquaheart. But technicoloraquahearts lost her mom to a stroke with a brain hemorrhage this morning. It was all quite sudden. Any thoughts, prayers, and good vibes are much appreciated right now. She was like a second mother to me. Not just my mother-in-law.

Oh no, that is so sad, I hope you will all get through it all. That she felt like a second mother speaks volumes, she must have been a great person to have in your lives.

Oh no. I am so sorry to hear that. Praying for you both.

Class/Challenge: DADA
House: Ravenclaw
Project Name & Page Link: Mustard ear warmer
Brief Description: I crocheted this ear warmer for my sister for part of her Christmas present. Yellow is her favorite color.
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Class/Challenge: Arithmancy
House: Ravenclaw
Project Name & Page Link: Baby Dahlia’s Blanket
Brief Description:I came up with this pattern on my own as I was so frustrated with two other baby blanket patterns that I completely frogged. The main body is a simple design with a beautiful ridged border. I have never tried this particular technique before and I really like the effect.
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I remember MommaAquaheart. How devastating. I am so very sorry for your loss. Prayers and good vibes going out for you both.

So sorry to hear about MommaAquaheart. Remember Aquahearts, “Those who love us never really leave us.” Thinking of you all today. :heart:

Oh, Erin, I am so, so sorry for you both. Thinking of you.

@ErinAquaheart I’m so sorry to hear about MommaAquaheart. Sending virtual hugs good vibes your way. Please let us know if we can be of any help!