10 January 2006


Hat!, originally uploaded by Frarochvia.

My third hat in three days... I enjoyed the making of this hat a lot, especially the creative process involved in deciding how big to make the stripes. I made this hat with 11 rows of K2P2 rib, and then rows 12-38 were sockinette with K2tog decreases after that.

However, the yarn is KnitPicks's Wool of The Andes yarn. I think that it's a bit lifeless, really, and not as crisp or yummo as I'd like it to be. It probably was too much of a contrast compared to that of the Isabel yarn. I would say this yarn is good for children or for felting projects. I admit though I do like that this hat took half of 3 balls of yarn, and with each ball under $2, that means this hat cost me $3! Great learning experience.


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