Everyone! Put the Needles Down, the Knitting Witch Knits The Hobbit and Wins Knitting

Everyone! Put the Needles Down, the Knitting Witch Knits The Hobbit and Wins Knitting

The Knitting Witch (aka @KnittingWitchUK on Twitter) recently sent me this pic and I was absolute awe:

Thorin, Gandalf and Dwalin

Thorin, Gandalf and Dwalin

Then I followed the trail, as one often does with zee internets, and let me tell you, I had my mind blown! You win! Knitting Witch, you absolutely win!

Bilbo Baggins & Smaug

Bilbo Baggins & Smaug



Oin & Gloin Hobbit Dwarves

Oin & Gloin Hobbit Dwarves



She even made a Peter Jackson!

Peter Jackson

Connect with The Knitting Witch right now!

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Danielle Holke is a long-time knitter, first taught by her beloved grandmother as a young girl growing up in Canada. In 2008 she launched KnitHacker, a lively blog and knitting community which has since grown to be a popular presence in contemporary knitting culture, reaching more than a million readers each year. As a marketing professional, Danielle advises and works with a motley squad of artists, yarn bombers, film makers, pattern designers, yarn companies and more. Learn more about her latest book, Knits & Pieces: A Knitting Miscellany.


  1. Knitting Witch

    Thanks for the amazing compliments to my designs in knitting. There are some fantastic crafters on this site

    • Nicole

      They’re amazing! Is there are chance the patterns will be for sale at some point?

      • nicole bleidt

        They are so cute. Can i have the Patterns or where can i get the Patterns. I must have them. So brilliant.

  2. Marrie

    hi, I am looking for pattern to knitting poufs….thèse with short rows..thanks in advance.


  3. knithack

    Hi Marrie, Google, Ravelry and Etsy are all great search tools for knitting patterns.

    • Marrie

      hey, thank u so much for ur reply…I will certainly check those sites, from now on..

      actually, did knit a few of those poufs…..they are so populare, but was looking for other patterns, just in case..if not I willput my pattern on line here….with photos….see u…

  4. Nikki'S KNIT'S

    Are there any pattern available for the Lord of the rings characters
    With fingers crossed nikki

    • Danielle

      Hi Nikki, have you tried contacting the maker? Her contact info is in the post – good luck!

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