Add some wonder and whimsy to your Christmas tree this year with a crochet snitch ornament! This clever, fast little golden ball has lost most of it’s magic, but looks marvelous on your tree.
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crochet golden snitch Harry Potter ornament DIY crochet pattern

This week I started a series that is near and dear to my heart, Harry Potter! Oh how I love those books. I have wanted to make a HP Christmas tree for lots of years and decided this was the year I would work up all the pattern ideas on my running list.

Did you see my flying keys?

crochet snitch crochet pattern Harry Potter crochet ideas ornament

This little guy was so fun to design, I had several ideas for the wings and landed on this design. The secret is fabric stiffener!

crochet snitch golden snitch ornament Harry Potter crochet pattern Christmas


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I actually had a hard time finding gold yarn, I wanted something with metallic, instead of a matte yellow color. I also tried with metallic embroidery thread, but the kind I found was much thinner than regular DMC thread, so it was a bit problematic to work with. If you know of a fantastic metallic yarn, let me know!


What you need:
– Hook
– Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Thread in Gold (one ball)
– Polyfil
– Fabric stiffener

Abbreviations: US Terms
Ch – chain
Sc – single crochet
Dc – Double Crochet
Tr – Treble Crochet 
Dtr – Double Treble Crochet
Trtr – Triple Treble
Quadtr – Quadruple Treble
Sl st – Slip Stitch
St – stitch

Gauge: not important


This pattern can be purchased in my shop!

Happy crochet season!

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