Tuesday, January 29, 2013

more color

after i finished my infinity scarf the other day, i was itching for another colorwork project. i searched ravelry, looking at other projects using the yarn leftovers from my scarf. but instead, i settled on a fun hat with a pompom, free by bernat!

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i used the bernat "mosaic" for the variegated, and a red heart yarn for the solid. the pattern is written to knit flat, but i converted it to in the round.

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i knitted all day saturday. literally. after i got home from getting the yarn (for which i had coupons) (it's a $6 hat!), i knitted knitted and knitted. i was still knitting just before midnight.

sunday morning, i got up and made my pompom, sewed it on and steam blocked the top section of the hat. i didn't want the steam anywhere near the ribbing.

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this hat was all about the pompom. i really just wanted a hat with a pompom!

4 comments:

Acorn to Oak said...

I love it! It's so cute and the colors are perfect.

Two Cables and a Frapp said...

Very pretty !

Christine P. said...

You are too funny! Maybe you should put mini pompoms for your second socks! Do you want socks with pompons?

Rainy Daisy said...

So cute! Gotta love the pompom.

Cheers!
Daisy