Harry Potter Beastie

Requested as a gift for an avid reader and super-huge Potter fan, “The Beastie Who Lived” has everything he needs to see him through a new term at Hogwarts!

I started by making him a full school uniform, including hand-stitched robes and a felt Gryffindor tie.
Harry Potter Beastie in Hogwarts Uniform - CrawCrafts BeastiesHe also has Harry’s distinctive lightning-bolt-shaped scar, and unruly black hair!
Harry Potter Beastie, with Scar, Glasses and Hair - CrawCrafts BeastiesAnd, as this is a project from the early days, his trademark round glasses are embroidered on, as part of his face.

I had lots of fun with the accessories for this guy, though! A little online research allowed me to copy Harry’s wand as it appears in the films…
Harry Potter Beastie's Wand - CrawCrafts Beasties… And I couldn’t NOT give him a copy of “The Monster Book of Monsters”!
The Monster Book of Monsters - CrawCrafts BeastiesJust be careful there, Harry Potter Beastie!
Monster-Taming, Harry Potter Style! CrawCrafts BeastiesIt’s alright though, as long as you remember to keep the book closed with your belt!
Controlling the Monster Book of Monsters - CrawCrafts BeastiesOh, and one last thing before you head off, Harry Potter Beastie…
Gryffindor Scarf - Harry Potter Beastie by CrawCrafts Beasties… A nice, cosy scarf in Gryffindor colours!

All aboard the Hogwarts Express!

Harry Potter Beastie Vital Statistics

  • Yarn: Merino and wool blend in Sunshine Yellow, Cream and Onyx
  • Hair: Chunky 100% wool in Black
  • Clothing: Shirt collar, cuffs and tie made from felt with embroidered embellishments, hand-stitched fabric robe and handknitted alpaca scarf
  • Accessories: Handmade felt wand and handstitched and embroidered “Monster Book of Monsters”, made from felt and fleece fabric

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