Sunday, September 26, 2010

Finished Hat

We'll start off with a scary self portrait.
This is me, not at my best, but me all the same.

The hat is a bit short. Of course, this is the first time I've made a hat without a pattern to follow. I'm sure the next one will be better.

I figured I would give taking a picture of myself a try. I mean, my daughter takes about 50 pictures of herself a how hard could it be, right? It's a lot harder than it looks. That is, if you want it straight.

Here we have the back of the hat.

I love the way that it turned out. I love the colors together. I even love the way the cables turned out. They were meant to be subtle and they certainly are that.

I don't know that I'm the neatest knitter. I can see lots of chunkiness in my decreases, etc. Of course, that may be the weight of the yarn. The mystery wool from Bayfield is chunky and rough, but boy is it warm.

Currently working on mittens to match.


  1. I LOVE the hat!!!! it is great!! you should go check out the one I made for my daughter it is on my blog :D

  2. i love the hat. the colors are fantastic.

  3. Love the self pic, and the hat! Very cute!


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