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Old 05-13-2008, 02:54 PM   #1
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Harry Potter Yarn?
I'm still not sure how to take this... either the world has gone topsy-turvy or knitters are finally being recognized as a viable market for movie tie-ins. Ladies and gentlemen, have you seen Opal's latest (yet to be released) creation? Harry Potter-inspired yarn.





Alright, I admit it... I've already picked out the colors I plan on buying.

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Old 05-13-2008, 03:29 PM   #2
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I think it may be more "people whom knitters knit for" are being targeted.
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Old 05-13-2008, 03:47 PM   #3
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It's just a marketing gimmick like many others out there. No big deal.

These all have cute names, too. Under categories you'll find lots more. They sure have pretty colors!
http://sknitches.com/shop/index.php?...ort=20a&page=1
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Old 05-13-2008, 04:17 PM   #4
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How fun is that? I did see some Grey's Anatomy yarn somewhere too, will have to find a link.

http://sknitches.com/shop/index.php?...roducts_id=139

Too bad it's sold out.

HAHAHA! Just followed your link Jan- same company!
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Old 05-13-2008, 04:32 PM   #5
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I think a trip to The Yarn Shop over in Overland Park to get some of that darling Harry Potter #5 is what I will plan......along with lunch out of course. Constance
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I will admit I am a sucker for anything HP.
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See what you and Jan have done..... Now I'm going to have to check back with that site every other day and drool at the yarn. Why does every online yarn vendor I go to have to be sold out? *pout* Thanks for the links =)
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I personally don't see how that wool really mimics anything remotely Harry Potterish....
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Originally Posted by Jan in CA View Post
It's just a marketing gimmick like many others out there. No big deal.

These all have cute names, too. Under categories you'll find lots more. They sure have pretty colors!
http://sknitches.com/shop/index.php?...ort=20a&page=1
I do really like several of the yarns at this link... and fun names seem to make them all that much more fun to work with. I can almost hear my stash groaning at the prospect of more company.

Originally Posted by Simply_Renee View Post
How fun is that? I did see some Grey's Anatomy yarn somewhere too, will have to find a link.

http://sknitches.com/shop/index.php?...roducts_id=139

Too bad it's sold out.

HAHAHA! Just followed your link Jan- same company!
Oh darn! I really like the color combination. I actually have a sweater in those colors that would have been great paired with a pair of "Seriously?" socks.

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See what you and Jan have done..... Now I'm going to have to check back with that site every other day and drool at the yarn. Why does every online yarn vendor I go to have to be sold out? *pout* Thanks for the links =)
I feel for you... I seem to have the same "sold out" affliction. Guess it may be best for my credit card!

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I personally don't see how that wool really mimics anything remotely Harry Potterish....
The only one's I was really feeling Harry Potterish about were Tonks and Ron... my personal favorite colorways. I felt, artistically, that they captured the essence of their personalities... colorful and vibrant! Maybe its just that crazy artist/ designer in me.
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The only one's I was really feeling Harry Potterish about were Tonks and Ron... my personal favorite colorways. I felt, artistically, that they captured the essence of their personalities... colorful and vibrant! Maybe its just that crazy artist/ designer in me.
Yeah...I am a huge HP fan...(yeah my profile pic was my attempt at me as Hermione) And I just don't see it...doesn't mean I won't buy a whole bunch of it...I guess if I was making an HP colour way I would make 4 different house ones, that run the house colours solidly...

Mind you it is hard to tell without them all knitted up.....
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