View Full Version : FO: Sarah's Cabled Hat

05-07-2010, 05:33 PM
My partners mom was in town recently and while we were at some random tourist-y store she tried to buy a boring plain knit hat. Claiming she had no idea where to get a red knit hat... not to mention the hat she tried to buy didn't even come close to matching her coat.

Long story short, I dragged her to my favorite LYS and we picked out some Lana D'oro in a red that nearly perfectly matched her coat, then headed home so she could pick out a pattern on Ravelry (not gonna lie, I weeded through some that just looked too time consuming...).

I also loved her amazement watching the swift and winder work the hank of yarn into a ball :o)

Here is the result!


05-07-2010, 07:17 PM
Nice work! I'm sure she'll really appreciate the gift ... it's beautiful!

05-08-2010, 12:37 PM
Very nice! I just love cable patterns. :)

05-08-2010, 08:54 PM
Very nice work and it looks like a great fit! Something to cherish for a long time.

05-08-2010, 10:01 PM
Very nice!! I bet she'll love it :)

05-08-2010, 11:29 PM
Great job! Love the results and the color is beautiful!

05-10-2010, 09:29 AM
Very nice, and thoughtful! I thought you swore off cables...... ;)

05-10-2010, 02:20 PM
Wonderful story! Wonderful hat, too! Thanks Evan! You're a keeper!

05-10-2010, 10:58 PM
Very nice, and thoughtful! I thought you swore off cables...... ;)

It's funny you say that!!!! When she and I were looking through Ravelry patterns my partner chimes in "Wouldn't you like something with cables on it?" (knowing full well I swore off cables) and her response was "Ohhhh that would be wonderful!" ... I just shook my head and dug out a cable needle ;o)

05-19-2010, 05:07 PM
You're a sweetheart, and the hat is cute too!