I've been swamped this semester, and I've not been posting much, but I have made time for knitting. This hat is from the simple scarf and hat set found in cables untangled.
Its for my mom, I mailed it to her this past weekend, in time for the cold Minnesota weather. She likes to walk outside to get her exercise, and needs to keep her ears warm. The last hat I knit didn't cover her hears. So I modified the pattern to add another 1/2 inch or so of ribbing, so that it could be folded double over her ears.
She called yesterday afternoon, and the hat arrived, and fits her perfectly (whew!).
The yarn is Valley yarns Superwash (superwash merino wool) in the color periwinkle. It took 2 balls --with very little to spare. I used size 7 needles and made the larger of the two sizes.
Here are the pics...Thanks for looking!