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I got my start sitting on my grandmother's lap and operating the knee pedal on her old Singer while she worked as a seamstress...must've been 3-4 years old. Such happy memories!

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G is for Gryffindor

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : G is for Gryffindor
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G is for Gryffindor (c) guenevol
G is for Gryffindor (c) guenevol

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Stranded Knitting
  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Knit Increase
  • Knit Decrease
  • Able to follow a chart

Pattern Description:

ROAR! for Gryffindor with this eye-catching mitt pattern.

Knit in burgundy and gold, with a stranded center framing the strong and proud "G", they're a classy way to show where your loyalties lie.

This pattern is a little tricky, but is a good introduction to stranded knitting. Just make sure to leave plenty of give in the strands, to allow for stretching, and you should be just fine!


5 stitches and 6 rounds per inch (2.54cm)


  • 1 skein Caron Simply Soft in Autumn Maize
  • 1 skein Caron Simply Soft in Autumn Red
  • 1 set of US 5 (3.75mm) DPNs

You Will Also Need:

  • Yarn needle
  • 3 stitch markers
  • Waste yarn

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Caron Simply Soft Solids


Autumn Maize & Autumn Red