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Racerkatie
11-19-2005, 06:07 PM
Yippee, I finished the hat and scarf for my young friend Helen. She knows I made a hat but doens't know it is for her.

Pattern for the hat is at http://knithats.tripod.com/id7.html.

I used some very old Bernat fisherman's weight yarn my mother gave me years ago.

I sorta made up the scarf ... I had knit about four inches using the same needle size as for the hat and the texture just seemed too stiff for a little girl. So, I pulled it all out and tried fewer stitches (just 24) on size 11 circular. I made a couple of key mistakes but generally found ways to cover them up, he he.

On to new niece Dakota's Christmas stocking.

kitkat
11-19-2005, 06:11 PM
Beautiful! I don't see any booboos!

Jan in CA
11-19-2005, 07:18 PM
I think it looks great! Very pretty pattern!

Carol_OH
11-19-2005, 07:26 PM
:cheering: they look so soft and warm!!!

rebecca
11-19-2005, 07:27 PM
Katie, what a wonderful combo :cheering: :cheering: Too cute, I must say ;)

Ingrid
11-19-2005, 07:41 PM
Adorable! Nice job!

liznwillow
11-19-2005, 08:19 PM
What a great gift! They're beautiful.

Sascha
11-19-2005, 10:07 PM
Very nice!

dustinac
11-20-2005, 12:17 PM
Very nice great job :thumbsup:

KellyK
11-20-2005, 12:21 PM
VERY cool pattern!!

Racerkatie
11-20-2005, 01:42 PM
Thank you, all. I think I'm gonna try your scrunchable scarf next, Kelly. (oh, but I do liked Jan's hat, too.) It looks cuddly and will be a good mindless project while I work on baby Dakota's christmas stocking where I have to think and watch the chart.