Hedwig Ornament | Harry Potter DIY

DIY Hedwig

Make a DIY Harry Potter Hedwig ornament to put on your tree this year!

If you love to craft your own Christmas decorations you will love making this easy Hedwig ornament.

The kids can get involved with making the pom poms and if they can crochet, the eyes, beak, wings and scarf!

*Scroll down for the free DIY craft tutorial*

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If you are a Harry Potter fan then you will definitely want to add a Hedwig ornament onto your Christmas tree!

Made from simple craft supplies, the ornament is mostly made from mini pom poms and added crochet items.

You do need to use a hot glue gun, so adult supervision is needed if the kids want to help out.

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DIY Harry Potter Hedwig Christmas Ornament

Hedwig Harry Potter

If like me you absolutely love the Harry Potter movies, you probably want to make some Harry Potter DIY Christmas decorations that are centred around some of the most popular characters, creatures and objects.

You won’t need any special magical skills to create this Hedwig ornament, just some courage and creativity to gather supplies from around the house or from your local craft store.

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This Hedwig craft does include a little bit of crochet so if you are new to this, you can learn how to crochet with the tutorials on my site.

Make this Hedwig Christmas ornament with the easy to print out pattern below, then come back and let me know what you think in the comments or leave a review!

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Yield: Hedwig Ornament

DIY Harry Potter Hedwig Christmas Ornament

DIY Harry Potter Hedwig Christmas Ornament
Make a DIY Harry Potter Hedwig Christmas ornament to put on your tree this year! If you love to craft your own Christmas decorations you will love making this easy Hedwig ornament.
Active Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours
Difficulty Easy/beginner
Estimated Cost $10

Materials

  • White yarn - 1 skein or scrap
  • Black yarn (scrap)
  • Burgundy yarn
  • Mustard yarn
  • Any Lightweight (03) - any DK yarn.
  • Craft eyes
  • 2 small polystyrene balls for the body base

Tools

  • Crochet hook - 4mm (US G-6)
  • Hot glue gun
  • Glue sticks
  • Scissors
  • Small pom pom maker set - 3/4 inch and 1 inch (Clover)
  • Darning needle

Instructions

The Head and Body

  1. Glue the polystyrene balls together to make the base of the body and the head.
  2. Make a bunch of pom poms with the 1 inch pom maker for the body and glue them on.
  3. Make a bunch of pom poms with the 3/4 inch pom maker for the head and glue them on.
  4. Cover the body and the head with the pom poms until you are happy and there are no gaps.
  5. Set aside.

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The Wings (Make 2)

  1. With white yarn and the 4mm (US G/6) hook
  2. Ch 8, plus 1, turn,
  3. 8 sc
  4. At the end of row 2 (turning) ch, turn and then sc in the second stitch of the hook
  5. Rep until you get to the top of the triangle.
  6. Sew in any loose ends and glue the widest part of the triangle to one side of the body.
  7. Repeat with the second wing.

The Eyes (Make 2)

  1. With white yarn and the 4mm (US G/6) hook
  2. Ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook
  3. 2 sc in each st around
  4. Sc in the next 2 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts* rep from * to * until the end of the round.
  5. Slip stitch and tie off.
  6. Sew in any loose ends and glue into place on the owl's head.
  7. Then glue the craft eyes inside.

The Beak

  1. With black yarn and the 4mm (US G/6) hook
  2. Ch 4, plus 1, turn,
  3. 4 sc,
  4. At the end of row 2 (turning) ch, turn and then sc in the second stitch of the hook
  5. Rep until you get to the top of the triangle.
  6. Stitch the triangle into a pointy beak shape.
  7. Sew in any loose ends and cut, then glue the beak into place on the face.

The Scarf

  1. With Burgundy yarn and the 4mm (US G/6) hook
  2. Ch 60, ch 1, turn,
  3. Change the colour to mustard and sc into every stitch, ch 1 turn,
  4. Change the colour to burgundy, and sc into every stitch,
  5. Cut yarn and secure.
  6. For the tassels - At each end of the scarf
  7. Cut 2 lengths of yarn about 3 inches long and using the crochet hook, pull through and secure into place.
  8. Rep this 2 more times.
  9. Tie the scarf around the owl's neck.

Notes

Measurements - Height = 5 inches / Width = 6 inches

Abbreviations

Ch - chain

SC - Single crochet

Rep - Repeat

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