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Old 07-10-2007, 12:31 PM   #1
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FO - "Manly" Kureyon hat
Hey everyone! I had the challenge of knitting something for my brother, and I finally decided to just do something really simple that I know he'll like and use. He's an especially "manly" guy, and he's in the military and loves guns/hunting/etc. so I decided to make him a plain wool hat with a really cool, "camo-colored" Noro Kureyon. I LOVE using Kureyon, but I tend not to use very intricate stitch patterns with it, so the colorways really get to shine.

It's nothing especially great, but I like it as a nice, simple wool hat with a great colorway. Here it is:

http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w...nitting016.jpg

Let me know what you think!
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Old 07-10-2007, 12:59 PM   #2
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Ooooo - very nice! Bet he'll love it.
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Old 07-10-2007, 01:41 PM   #3
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Love the colors! Lucky brother.
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Old 07-10-2007, 01:58 PM   #4
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I like the colors! It's great!
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Old 07-10-2007, 02:28 PM   #5
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It looks beautiful!

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Old 07-10-2007, 04:33 PM   #6
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Very nice! A very manly man hat! You did a great job!
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Old 07-10-2007, 04:58 PM   #7
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I've gotta admit that I had my doubts...until I clicked on the link...

Wow! That turned out perfectly for a guy! I think you picked the perfect yarn and pattern!
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That looks great! My husband would love that hat....I'll have to look more closely at the Kureyon when I'm at the LYS next. Did it just use one ball?
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Yes, it used almost exactly one skein. I have a very very tiny bit left over. :D
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neat!!! great choice of color!
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