Harry Potter has a massive cult following. There are books, movies, and a tremendous amount of merchandise. If you are looking for a unique item for yourself or for a fan, you may consider hand making it. If you are a knitter, there are a lot of Harry Potter knitting patterns you can choose from.
Below are 28 incredible Harry Potter knitting patterns. We have included everything from clothing to plush dolls.
1. Mandrake Plant Harry Potter Knitting Pattern by Phoenixknits
Beginners as well as advanced knitters will have a lot of fun knitting up this comical Mandrake plant. This is the perfect pattern for a unique Harry Potter Gift idea. Make several of these and put them in pots to make a little Mandrake garden.
Completed, the Mandrake measures approximately 14 inches high, including the roots.
The pattern is 7 pages long. This is a very easy pattern to follow, with no complicated stitches or shaping. It uses the following techniques: knit, purl, stocking stitch, increase into front and back of next stitch, stitch/ stitches, knit next st/sts together, and turn work around and knit back over st/sts you have just knitted across
2. Mad Eye’s Mad Eye Harry Potter Knitting Pattern by Cellista Linnea
Dress up as Mad Eye Moody this Halloween. This Harry Potter Knitting pattern is great for using up your stash yarn.
The free pattern is a quick knit. To make Mad Eye’s Mad Eye you will need size US 7 double pointed needles, yarn and a yarn needle.
3. Wizard Blanket Knitting Pattern from MadeByDevrie
This Harry Potter knitting pattern has a simple design that allows all level of knitters to complete the project. Anyone that loves Harry Potter would love to receive this blanket as a gift.
The finished blanket measures approximately 63 inches long and 45 inches wide. You will need size 15 needles and your favourite super bulky yarn. The pattern uses knit, purl, and pick up stitches. There are also some simple crochet techniques used to add detail.
4. Harry Potter Knitting Pattern by margaretknitstoys
Children will love having their own knitted Harry Potter doll. This little guy has every detail from his messy hair to his wand and glasses.
The PDF download has full instructions for knitting the doll and his spectacles.
5. Weasley Sweater Knit Pattern by KnitCityLife
Every Potterhead needs a Ron Weasley sweater. Most people will not understand why someone is wearing a sweater with a huge initial. But true fans will absolutely love it.
The pattern includes instructions for sizes small, medium, large, extra-large, and extra-extra-large. The sweater is worked top-down in the round.
6. Harry Potter Inspired Fingerless Gloves Pattern by kittensmittensshop
Help your hands stay warm this winter in a pair of Harry Potter inspired fingerless gloves. Simply pick your house colours and start knitting.
Gauge is very important in this Harry Potter knitting pattern. Make sure to check your gauge. If necessary, adjust your needle size.
If you need more fingerless gloves, check out these crochet fingerless gloves patterns.
7. Aragog the Spider Monster by Wendy Gross
If you do not have arachnophobia, you will once you meet Aragog the spider. This monster arachnid is terrifying.
This free Harry Potter Knitting pattern uses size 10 US double pointed needles. The eyes are made from 9 mm and 12 mm plastic doll safety eyes.
8. Harry Potter Inspired House Christmas Stockings Knitting Pattern by kittensmittensshop
It is never the wrong time to start making Christmas decorations. Start making these Hogwarts house-inspired stockings to decorate your mantel.
The pattern has instructions for completing all 4 houses. Each completed stocking will measure 28” in length from the top to the toe. The leg is 8” wide. You can make the stocking smaller or larger by using a different needle size.
9. Snowy Owl Harry Potter Knitting Pattern by Dotpebblesnits
Who would not want to own their own Hedwig? Thanks to this Harry Potter knitting pattern, you can.
The finished knitted owl measures 10 inches tall (26 cm) from the top of its head to the edge of the tail. Hedwig is knitted flat and joined as you go.
10. Horcrux Double Knit Harry Potter Scarf Pattern by TessElationPatterns
This Harry Potter Scarf pattern is inspired by a Horcrux. It depicts the 8 pieces of Voldemort’s soul.
The scarf is a double knit, so it is reversible. However, the colours on the back are opposite of the front. Instructions for the double knitting technique are not included, so you will need prior knowledge of this technique. The finished scarf is 5 1/2 inches wide and 68 inches long.
11. The Ron Weasley Blanket by Jackie Wierzbicki
Only a true Potter fan will understand the significance of this pattern. This design replicates Ron Weasley’s blanket that can be seen in the Prisoner of Azkaban, Goblet of Fire, and the Order of the Phoenix.
Included with the pattern, are reference pictures from the movie with each square pointed out and written instructions.
12. Illusion Young Harry Potter Scarf Knitting Pattern by woollythoughts
Incorporate this illusion knitting pattern into a scarf or an afghan. When you look at the finished piece from one angle, you will only see stripes. When you look at it from another angle, you can see Harry Potter.
The finished size of the panel shown is 33 inches (83 cm) x 12 inches (30 cm). It is knitted tightly using DK yarns. You can use any thickness of yarn. If you are making a scarf, you will probably want to use a thinner yarn.
13. Harry Potter Dishcloth Knit Pattern by ThePointyEndKnitting
Knit this Platform 9¾ square and use it as a dishcloth or a washcloth. You could even mix and match the designer’s patterns and create an afghan.
The Harry Potter knitting pattern includes easy-to-follow instructions and a grid/chart.
14. Harry Potter Golden Snitch Knitted Tea Cosy Pattern by GrangerDangerDesigns
Dress up your teapot with this Harry Potter Golden Snitch Tea Cosy. This is not your mom’s tea cosy. Your friends will get a laugh out of this awesome piece.
15. Dobbie the House Elf Amigurumi Knitting Pattern by ECDesignsToys
Dobbie the house elf is holding a coveted sock. This doll would make a great addition to any Harry Potter collection.
The knitting pattern includes step-by-step instructions, colour photographs and useful tips. Finished, Dobbie measures approximately 9 inches tall.
16. Double Knitted Bookscarves from Spinning Instead
If you are searching for free Harry Potter bookmark scarf patterns, here are 4 based on the houses. There are written instructions along with downloadable charts.
17. Gryffindor Dog Cowl Knitting Pattern by HandyLittleMe
You know your dog needs a Harry Potter wardrobe too. This dog cowl pattern is based on the Gryffindor scarf.
This is a beginner-friendly pattern. It only uses knit and purl stitches. The circumference of the cowl is 17 inches, the height is 6 inches. The circumference can be adjusted by changing the number of stitches you cast on.
You might also want these Knitted Sweater for your fur babies, click here.
18. Coffee Cozy Harry Potter Knitting Pattern from Bobbi Jo Quigley
Have fun at work with this Harry Potter coffee cup cosy. You can use it on your to-go coffee cup or a water bottle.
Harry’s hair is made using the loop stitch (link to the video is provided), embroidery for the glasses and scar, and seaming to add the scarf. It is a pattern for a moderate-beginner.
19 Owl Post Ornament Knitting Pattern by ButtonWillowKnits
Decorate your Christmas tree with a bunch of these Hedwig owl ornaments. Or make them to give away as gifts. You can also use them as charms and attach them to presents.
This snowy owl Harry Potter knitting pattern is knitted in the round on double pointed needles. The body in knitted in one piece. Stitches are picked up to create the legs. The feet and wings are knitted separately, then sewn on the body. We would recommend this pattern for an experienced knitter.
20. Harry Potter inspired iPad Cover Knitting Pattern by NotJustNanasKnit
Protect your iPad with this fun Harry Potter e-reader cover. This cover can be knitted in just a couple of hours. You can choose your favourite colours or choose your house colours.
8 Harry Potter Knitting Patterns for House Scarfs
1. Wizarding House Harry Potter Scarf Pattern from WingardiumStitchiosa
With this adult-sized Harry Potter knitting pattern, you can make your own Slytherin-inspired scarf.
This pattern is easy to follow and is the perfect project for a beginner knitter. The pattern will teach you basic knitting in the round and colour changes. This pattern is one size fits most. You can adjust the length by adding or taking away rows or stitches.
2. Slytherin Scarf Pattern by Charminglymodern
Do you have a Slytherin in your life? If so, knit them this house-inspired scarf. To the general public, it will look as they are just wearing an average scarf. Harry Potter fans will know they are showing their support of Slytherin.
To make this Slytherin scarf pattern, you will need approximately 440 yards of the main yarn colour and 110 yards for the secondary colour.
3. Wizard Gryffindor Scarf Knit Pattern by kittensmittenshop
This is a great scarf pattern for cosplayers that want to show their support of Gryffindor. The pattern is super easy to follow. You will need 5 mm circular needles and worsted weight 100% acrylic yarn.
4. Striped Infinity Gryffindor Scarf Knit Pattern by masculiknity
If you do not want a traditional scarf, but rather a cowl, try this Harry Potter knitting pattern. The scarf is plush and perfect for those cold winter days.
The scarf is double-sided and seamless. It is knitted in a round and connected at both ends. This Gryffindor scarf pattern requires 2 skeins of Berroco Vintage yarn.
5. Ravenclaw Harry Potter Scarf Knitting Pattern from Cut Out and Keep
Here is a Ravenclaw scarf pattern that is advanced beginner-friendly. It is knitted flat on straight needles and the sides are stitched together.
This free Harry Potter scarf knitting pattern measures 75 inches long x 4 ½” wide. To make this scarf, you only need to know knit and purl.
6. Harry Potter Scarf Knitting Pattern from The Knitting Room
You can use this pattern to make a Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff, Slytherin, or Gryffindor scarf. The tutorial uses The Everyday Scarf Kit, however, you can use your own yarn.
7. Newt Scamander’s Vintage Hufflepuff Scarf by Unicorns and Yarn
Make Newt Scamander’s old Hufflepuff scarf with this free Harry Potter knitting pattern. You can find this scarf in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie.
We would recommend this Hufflepuff scarf pattern for an advanced beginner that does not need a lot of written instructions or pictures.
8. Hogwarts Inspired Harry Potter Scarf Knitting Pattern by LowlaBug
This Harry Potter scarf knitting pattern is perfect for fans everywhere. This scarf uses a repeating trapped bar pattern. And can be completed by a beginner.
The finished scarf pattern creates a 6 foot long x 6 inch wide scarf. But you can make it as long you want. The pattern is easy to understand since there is no shorthand, no abbreviations, and no complicated instructions. The only stitches used are knit and purl.
ARE YOU A POTTERHEAD OR KNOW SOMEONE THAT IS? IF SO, GET CREATIVE AND KNIT UP ONE OF THESE HARRY POTTER KNITTING PATTERNS.
Harry Potter is based in a magical world full of mystical creatures and extraordinary characters. If you enjoy Harry Potter or know a Potterhead we are certain you will enjoy knitting some of these wonderful patterns.
It does not matter if you are a beginner or an advanced knitter, you can make several of the Harry Potter knitting patterns we have listed.