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Mer 11-29-2005 08:47 PM

FO: Leaf Edged Hat
 
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I made this hat for a Christmas present for DH's grandma. If I have time, I might try matching mittens. She's 90 and still very active on the farm, so I think she'd make use of them!

I used the leaf edging from The Knitters Bible and then picked up stitches and sort of followed the basic hat pattern in Last Minute Knitted Gifts. I put in the other picture so you can see the edging better. The yarn is Wool Ease in blue mist. Hope it fits her!

Ingrid 11-29-2005 08:49 PM

That is one great hat! I can just see that on a feisty older woman walking around on the farm! :happydance:

KellyK 11-29-2005 09:03 PM

I LOVE HER already!! REALLY nice job, Mer! You need to write up the pattern for that one!

humblestumble 11-29-2005 09:04 PM

how adorable!

Sascha 11-29-2005 10:30 PM

That hat is great!

Hildegard_von_Knittin 11-29-2005 10:50 PM

great hat mer!!! Don't you LOVE last minute knitted gifts????? I'm making one of the hats for my nephew right now; he was all excited to pic out FIVE WHOLE COLORS by HIMSELF. :rollseyes:

Mer 11-30-2005 09:25 AM

Thanks everyone! I really liked that leaf pattern and wanted to use it for something, so I chose a hat. It's a nice way to make a basic hat a little more interesting. And yes, hildie, I do love that book! :inlove: I hope to make a few more things from it for holiday gifts.

Hildegard_von_Knittin 11-30-2005 11:13 AM

Hey Mer, you should write down the pattern and PM it to Amy; I'm sure she'll post it on the free patterns page.

countingsheep 11-30-2005 11:31 AM

See, that's what a cap is supposed to look like! It's beautiful and I just love the color. Anyone would be proud to wear that and it is a wonderful gift!

Angela

Mer 11-30-2005 12:07 PM

Thanks all! Do you think it would be a problem writing up the pattern since I used other patterns as guides? :thinking: I guess that's what most new patterns are though, just variations on what's already been done. I can definitely write it up in this size at least.

P.S. I was inspired by Julie's lace hat she whipped up! :thumbsup:


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