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TEMA
12-21-2008, 11:32 PM
Now I know it didn't take forever; it just felt like it... LOL!
It's the easiest hat, just like the Knitting Harlot said in her book but she forgot to mention that it takes time... time.... time....
So I started knitting a swatch - made it too long, of course - 62 sts,,, cut it down to 51 sts and knit for 4 days straight. (I can usually do a hat a day... 2 at the most)
I started running out of the dark blue that I began with so I added a nice little yellowy green stripe just to perk things up.
She said to draw yarn thru the top stitches on one side but my hat looked so big to me I decided the yarn had better go thru sts about 2" below the cap... hence the gathered top.
I'm just glad it's done....
TEMA:knitting:

meg
12-22-2008, 12:02 AM
i LOVE it! so adorable!

WandaT
12-22-2008, 07:40 AM
Great job! Love the way you improvised. Isn't it wonderful to finally finish one of those "forever" projects? LOL

dustinac
12-22-2008, 09:30 AM
:thumbsup: it looks great!

ArtLady1981
12-24-2008, 07:47 PM
You look too adorable! Nice work! Love the room, too! Looks very artsy!

knitandpurl520
12-25-2008, 05:24 PM
Great! I am knitting a hat too, a Preemie Hat! I posted a thread on it in Watcha Knittin'? Wonderful!

asmi
12-25-2008, 05:35 PM
beautiflu,,,

Lima
12-25-2008, 10:51 PM
Looks nice!:inlove: I like different style of hats.Now I'm working on my 4-th hat!
Congrates on your striped hat!Wear on a good healthknitting: