Archive for the 'hats' Category

A Tale of Two Hats

Years and years ago, I knit N a hat. Plain old stockinette in plain old black Aurora Bulky. He wore it all the time. Then he lost it, we found it, we washed it again, it shrunk a little (so much for superwash). So I knit him a second hat in Manos (Lava) — black […]

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FO: New Hat!

new hat I’ve mentioned in the past how I love the greens of the PNW. Year round greens of every shade. This year I was inspired by the light greys and acid green combination — stone and moss, trees and snow. inspiration On a road trip to Vancouver for a hockey game, I pulled a […]

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On car projects

This Saturday, N and I drove up to Vancouver for a hockey game and to stay the night. Vancouver is about two and a half hours away on average including the border crossing. I am more particular about car knitting than I am airplane knitting. I do not want needles that are too sharp in […]

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FO: Botanic

A few months ago I ordered some madelinetosh Tosh DK from Little Knits in two colors: warm maize and dahlia. I knit Ysolda’s Snapdragon Tam with the yellow back in June, but I still had leftovers. I planned to use the leftovers with the dahlia, but wasn’t sure on what. Since I’m on a westknits […]

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Hat Obsessed

Yesterday I was in the mood to buy a crafting magazine, any crafting magazine. I happened to pick up the Fall 2010 Interweave Knits while I was at the store. I had looked at it on Ravelry and at the preview and wasn’t interested in any of it. This time I noticed a hat pattern […]

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Quickie

Just a quickie before I run off to a concert – riiiiiiiib I really did need a small, mindless project. This is zooming along thanks mostly to how much I enjoy knitting with madelinetosh tosh dk (in dahlia).

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On the Job

conference call I cast on Botanic last night and while I watched/listened to a demo of some travel software for work, I worked a bit on the brim ribbing.

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Next Up?

madtosh dk Possibly next up, a Botanic hat.

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Hat for Gramps

I firmly believe that there is no such thing as having too many hats. Maybe if you are a hoarder or something, but in general… hats get misplaced, lost, and die horrible deaths. So I think it is ok to knit people hats even if they already have one. hat detail Like my grandpa. He […]

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FO: Just another Hat

A couple of months ago, I ordered a swatch card from Quince & Co and at the same time bought some yarn for swatching — a hank of sportweight chickadee (knit into my rave mitts) and a ball of aran-to-bulky weight Osprey, intended for a second Quincy (the first Quincy). pink! I started the project […]

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