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Old 12-04-2007, 12:09 PM   #1
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I'd like to thank all you kind-hearted KHers for helping me get through the challenge of knitting my first hat. Remember, I just started knitting less than 3 weeks ago, so yes, a hat was a huge challenge for me.

I'm not sure if it's going to fit my husband - depends on how much it's willing to stretch. I am a really tight knitter, so my gauge was all off. If anything, this has taught me the importance of gauge! If it doesn't fit my husband (who has a very large head, but no hair), I'll be doing a lottery for my family members. I really want to keep it in the family so I can see it again.

This is the pattern I used: the marsan watchcap!


It fits! Sort of. It's a little small, but it will work. (Isn't he cute?)





Again, many thanks for all the help!
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Old 12-04-2007, 01:08 PM   #2
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You did a brilliant job . You should be proud of it
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Old 12-04-2007, 02:55 PM   #4
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Old 12-04-2007, 04:11 PM   #5
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Old 12-04-2007, 04:56 PM   #6
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Old 12-04-2007, 05:23 PM   #7
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Good job! Yes, gauge can be a pain, but it's an all important knitting tool. I understand the big headed man thing- my DBF has a HUGE head! I hope it fits him, and I'm sure he'll love it even if it doesn't.
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Old 12-04-2007, 08:03 PM   #9
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Very nice hat! Love the swirly top.
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