Thursday, January 14, 2016
A Pile of Hats
Doesn't stop me from wanting to make them though.
Thankfully, I live in a place that has cool to cold weather most of the year, and epically freezing for sometimes long stretches. This means that most locals and visitors won't refuse a toque when I try to pawn them off, and they always make great presents. This also means that they're a popular item for charity knitting!
Capucine and I knit it from two strands of Cascade 220 held together. I think it's a little shallow (probably my gauge was off), but it's not too bad. I traded braids for the original tassels at the front, but made a honkin' big on for the back.
Vermonter) or as a giant bulky cowl. This gold flake yarn looks pretty horrendous on the skein, but I figured it would knit up nicely. I'm pretty pleased with how it turned out.
same pattern as my Haines-inspired Hampton, but with the lace pattern removed and doing some major stash-busting. I grabbed some left-over green worsted weight yarn and knit until it ran out, and then switched to some leftover light grey with the intention of knitting the rest of the hat with it.