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Old 11-28-2005, 02:01 AM   #1
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FO: Hat done!
As some of you may recall, I started a hat last Monday while waiting at the dr's office w/ the kids.

Well, I finished it over Thanksgiving. Here's DD modeling it for me:


The best part is that I started a knitting FRENZY while we were there!!! While I was sitting there talking w/ my SIL, I picked up some extra needles and extra yarn & cast on a few stitches and handed it to her. Then I just started showing her what to do, and she was hooked. ;-) (hee hee) She never really did get a chance to knit a whole lot, but she enjoyed what she did and was very proud of herself.

On top of *that*, two of my nieces and my "niece-in-law" (married to my nephew) picked up some "Nifty Knitters" that were lying around and started making stuff w/ those, too! Niece-in-law finished a cute hat, one niece was determined to make a scarf (but I think she ran out of time), and the other is working on a hat, too. It was so fun. I can't wait to see what everyone shows up with at Christmas.

Anyway, back to the hat above. It's made w/ Lion Brand Magic Stripes in Jelly Bean, and the pattern is here. The yarn washed up to be much softer than I expected; it was really quity stiff and scratchy to start with.

I'll be shipping this off to my niece in CO tomorrow!! My first completed gift.
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Old 11-28-2005, 02:19 AM   #2
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it looks GREAT, Jul!!! FUN colors! And, that DD.....what a cute little HAM she is!
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Old 11-28-2005, 04:09 AM   #3
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your hat, model AND your inspiration to others! Wow...you've gotten everyone into the knitting act...WTG
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Soooo cute (the hat and DD)

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The hat looks great! For a moment I thought the ball of yarn behind it was a large pom-pom! Would look cute with one, though.
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Old 11-28-2005, 09:56 AM   #6
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Thanks, everyone!

And, yes, Ingrid, I noticed that ball of yarn, too, but I didn't have time to take another pic. I thought about putting some of corkscrews on top, but, again, I didn't have time.

And now, I don't *really* have time to be on here, either! We're off to the clinic again ... wish us luck!

See you this afternoon, Kelly!
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I love the colors. And your daugher is very cure!

Good luck at the clinic.
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Thanks, Vicki!! I see you've joined the Great Avatar Switcheroo. ;-)
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See you this afternoon, Kelly!
YAYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!
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It's so cute Julie -- and once again the model outshines the FO... :D
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