Experienced knitters don't make fewer mistakes than new knitters. They make bigger ones faster.



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Sunday, October 17, 2010

Holiday Stashdown 2010 - exhibit 4

Wow, I'm really banging out gifts this weekend! I present to you, the Hermione Hat.

This is made from about half a skein of Patons Classic Wool in Jade Heather that I bought probably about a year ago with no planned use. I LOVE this pattern. It was so easy to read and understand, and I finished it in a day (granted, it was probably 4 hours or so of knitting). My row gauge was a little off, so I didn’t do as many rows of ribbing or as many repeats of the cable. I did decide to be picky and continue the eyelet/cable repeat through the crown, but I’m not sure if it’s really visible. I will definitely be making this hat again.

7 comments:

  1. Gorgeous hat! Half a skein, you say? Hmm...

    *runs off to rifle through the stashlet*

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  2. It looks great! I've seen that pattern before and really like it. One day...

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  3. What a great hat! I might have to keep the pattern in mind for MY Christmas knitting!

    Your free theme is a brilliant idea, something that I could definitely get behind, I love when things are free, especially when you have technically already paid for them:)

    Loved seeing all the Christmas gifts you've finished, way ahead of the game:)

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  4. I'm jealous of the gifts you've finished! I have a couple of small stocking stuffers done, and that is it! egads!

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  5. Now this would be very cute with the pink ribbon logo in the middle ... you've got some cousins that might would wear this! ;) xo Kathy

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