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Old 10-23-2007, 03:33 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by jess_hawk View Post
Hats are a huge favorite for me as gifts for guys. I made some for my friends last year and had a couple of requests because other friends found out that I do double knitting in really warm yarns (alpaca is my favorite) and it results in a really soft warm hat even though I use "masculine" colors and simple, masculine designs - so guys get a hat that will keep out the cold on the coldest of Iowa days (maybe not -70, but they'll work in -15), and is soft on tender, cold ears without giving in to wearing anything "girly."

Another benefit: since I do double knitting, I can do any two color design I want. If you're interested, I can give you my basic pattern. Its a little different from what you'll find online, but it seems to work well.
Yeah!! The pattern would be great! Thank you! :D
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