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styrch
02-18-2008, 05:43 PM
This is my first thing NOT a scarf... and for such a simple pattern I had a lot of trouble with it. But that's what I get for attempting increases and decreases at 3 am while my husband is watching Beerfest on tv.

Anyway, I'm not happy with my color selection. I guess that's a lesson learned: Don't try to color match when ordering yarn from eBay. I used the following colors:
Grace -#06
La Salute Quattro - #04

No, I haven't done the matching rosette yet. I need some longer needles before I do.

And I hate the way berets look on me. I should have thought of that first.

the hat on me (http://www.flickr.com/photos/90381953@N00/2274803387/)

hat by itself (http://www.flickr.com/photos/90381953@N00/2275598472/)

knit2btied
02-18-2008, 06:49 PM
Nice hat!

styrch
02-18-2008, 06:54 PM
LOL. Thanks. I think I'm going to have to call it the "raspberry swedish chef muppet hat".

knit2btied
02-18-2008, 06:56 PM
that'll be a mouthful!!! LoL

Jan in CA
02-18-2008, 09:36 PM
Very nice!

BTW..you can post Flikr pictures here. Just choose the size of 800 pixels on the longest side. You'll get more response if you do. ;)

knitgal
02-18-2008, 10:00 PM
It looks very soft!

ah
02-18-2008, 11:43 PM
The hat fits you which is an impressive accomplishment in a first hat. My first hat didn't manage to do that.

dustinac
02-19-2008, 09:52 AM
:thumbsup: it looks great!!

GiddyKnitter
02-19-2008, 12:09 PM
V ery nice I love Louisa Harding yarns x

WandaT
02-20-2008, 07:55 AM
Great job! I like the colors together!

nonny2t
02-20-2008, 09:06 AM
Very nice and lovely color

Jaxhil
02-23-2008, 01:10 PM
aaaw, it's puuurdy!! LOL-funny name~I really like it! *Great* colors, and it looks so soft!

KnitClickChick
02-24-2008, 07:01 PM
Ohhh, that looks so nice and cozy! I really like those colors, very pretty!