Finished Project: Hermione’s Fair Isle sweater

Hermione Fair Isle

Pattern: Of Hallows and Horcruxes by Megan Murray
Yarn: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes worsted weight in Lake Ice Heather, Arctic Pool Heather, White, and Mist
Started: February 22, 2011
Finished: March 4, 2011

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I know I’ve been promising to post pictures of this for ages, anddd here it is, finally!

I’m still so glad I decided to redo this sweater. The first version was definitely a learning experience but thinking back, I really had no idea what I was doing. I contemplating lining the hood on this one like the other one, but I really like it better as a thicker cardigan than as a fluffy heavy knitted coat, which is more of the effect I got with the lining.

Hermione Fair Isle

I am also contemplating redoing the sleeves, at least several inches up the arm. Right now they’re really wide and kind of shorter than I would like. For some reason I feel awkward about my wrists so I like being able to hide my hands up to where the fingers start. Plus, from looking at a lot of the movie stills, I noticed that in most of the scenes she has the sleeves folded down to normal sleeve length so I think they’re supposed to be ridiculously long.

Hermione Fair Isle

Not gonna lie, these are waist-up photos because I’m wearing tiny little running shorts. What can I say, it’s laundry day. 🙂

*edit* Yeah, I went back and did some ripping and made the sleeves extra long. Now it’s super cuddly.

I’ve been getting some questions about commissions. If you’re interested in knitting this sweater yourself, Megan Murray on Ravelry is selling a lovely multi-sized pattern on Ravelry for $5. Just follow the link on the top of the page.

If you’d like one knitted for you based on my set of haphazardly scribbled notes that can barely be called a pattern and therefore is not for sale, send me an email at with your chest size for a quote. Just remember that this is a full on sweater with a hood, which means it can get quite time consuming and therefore on the expensive side.

24 thoughts on “Finished Project: Hermione’s Fair Isle sweater”

  1. This is amazing! I stumbled upon it online. Any chance I could “commission” one for a price? 🙂 I have tried to find it in vain elsewhere and your work is amazing! Understood if not…it’s a lot of work…but if you have ANY interest at all please email me 🙂

  2. WOW that’s OUTSTANDING!
    Really Brilliant!
    I’ve been looking for one for AGES!
    Is there any chance you would make one on commission?

    Thanks in advance!

  3. Could we possibly buy these from you I want one so bad! I have been looking everywhere on Ebay for one and this looks exact. Hoe much would it be?

    1. Hey peneloping
      I was looking for one of hermiones fair isles cardigans that you’ve made and I was wondering if your interested in making my daughter one I would pay you if your interested
      Please say yes if you don’t that’s ok
      Please email me Dean

  4. Sorry to disappoint, but I don’t knit….I am having it commissioned and needed a pattern. Or I was hoping you could make me one. ^_^ Thanks a ton!

    1. Hi Alex! Sorry for the delay in response, I hadn’t seen your emails but found them in my spam folder 🙁

      I’m not currently taking commissions until January but I will do some calculations and send you a quote via email and if you wouldn’t mind waiting until then, let me know!

  5. I fell in love with this jumper in the film and stumbled across this page. Could you make me one and I’ll pay of course :). Thank you. Jordy xx

  6. I know it’s years later, but are you at all selling again. Or is it just the pattern for sale.

    1. Hi! Unfortunately no, still not doing commissions. I just checked though and the pattern is still being offered by the designer through Ravelry!

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