Sunday, December 7, 2014

7. Hogwarts Express (Harry Potter Art Yarn Advent Calendar)

A scarlet steam engine was waiting next to a platform packed with people. A sign overhead said Hogwarts Express, eleven O'clock. Harry looked behind him and saw a wrought-iron archway where the barrier had been, with the words Platform Nine and Three-Quarters on it, He had done it. 

- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling

Description: I chose the colours for obvious reasons, the steam engine being scarlet red, and - I imagine (or am influenced by the movies) - has some black parts as well. I chose no add-ins except fuzzy mohair which I spun in as kinds of clouds, representing the steam.
Fibre Types: merino wool, bluefaced leicester wool, mohair, merino wool / tussah silk blend
Colours: red, black, white
Add-Ins: red thread, mohair clouds

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