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LaFlaca1226
12-04-2007, 12:09 PM
I'd like to thank all you kind-hearted KHers for helping me get through the challenge of knitting my first hat. Remember, I just started knitting less than 3 weeks ago, so yes, a hat was a huge challenge for me.

I'm not sure if it's going to fit my husband - depends on how much it's willing to stretch. I am a really tight knitter, so my gauge was all off. If anything, this has taught me the importance of gauge! If it doesn't fit my husband (who has a very large head, but no hair), I'll be doing a lottery for my family members. I really want to keep it in the family so I can see it again.

This is the pattern I used: the marsan watchcap! (http://www.redlipstick.net/knit/martext.html)


It fits! Sort of. It's a little small, but it will work. (Isn't he cute?)

http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff291/bethanyleigh1226/IMG_1248.jpg

http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff291/bethanyleigh1226/IMG_1249.jpg

Again, many thanks for all the help!

ritaw
12-04-2007, 01:08 PM
You did a brilliant job . You should be proud of it :)

Eccie
12-04-2007, 01:36 PM
Great job!

GiddyKnitter
12-04-2007, 02:55 PM
Great hat x

Jan in CA
12-04-2007, 04:11 PM
It looks perfect! Nice work!:yay:

dustinac
12-04-2007, 04:56 PM
:happydance: It looks great!!

knitgal
12-04-2007, 05:23 PM
Good job! Yes, gauge can be a pain, but it's an all important knitting tool. I understand the big headed man thing- my DBF has a HUGE head! I hope it fits him, and I'm sure he'll love it even if it doesn't.

LaFlaca1226
12-04-2007, 06:53 PM
pics added!

Knitting_Guy
12-04-2007, 08:03 PM
Mahvelous dahling. :thumbsup:

MerigoldinWA
12-05-2007, 06:55 AM
Very nice hat! Love the swirly top.

KnittingNat
12-05-2007, 07:41 AM
That looks wonderful on your husband (he's not so bad either :eyebrow: ). Great job :thumbsup:

Slim
12-05-2007, 08:29 AM
What a great cap! I love the way the decreases create a swirl at the top. I can't believe you've only been knitting 3 weeks. Nice work!

ArtLady1981
12-07-2007, 05:07 AM
I've seen this pattern over at Ravelry, I think! It is my favorite pattern! It is a pattern that is not over the top! Subtle! I must make one soon! Thanks for sharing your wonderful work with us!
Nice photos!

Shandeh
12-07-2007, 07:53 AM
Great work. :thumbsup:

Ryan
12-07-2007, 07:56 AM
Very nice! Good Job

Maria2009
12-07-2007, 03:53 PM
Great hat,i must make that hat one day,thanks for the pattern link:)