Originally Posted by suzeeq
There are quite a few that are, Jan mentioned some of them. And ever RH yarns soften up after a couple washings; I think there's a finish they put on them that washes out.
This is very true. I just took several RH scarves out of the dryer after their first washing/drying. One in particular was my first Irish Hiking Scarf, which I had done in RH because I was just learning the pattern and wasn't sure I was going to like it - it was an experiment of sorts. Of course the scarf turned out great and I was sad because it was in stiff-ish RH.
Now that it's been washed and dryed, you'd never know it was RH. It is really nice and soft now, and it's good to know that because it's RH, it's also really washable and sturdy.
Back to the subject of baby hats, though - I just finished the most adorable one in Caron Simply Soft (one of the purples, not the lightest, but not the bright, either). I
this hat so much I want to keep it for myself. The pattern I used is: