Tag: knit hat

girl in knit purple hat with black pompom in snow storm

A Purple Hat

The thing about winter is you can never have too many hats. I suppose in theory you can (I mean, one head and all) but I when everything is grey and white it’s nice to have a little variety.     We also have a lot of winter birthdays in our family, so hats and mitts are a bit of…

A Ponytail Hat

I inadvertently grew my hair out last year. Without bangs the need for regular haircuts is substantially less. One day I realized my hair was *almost* long enough for a ponytail so I continued to not cut it (inaction for the win!).   Ponytails are great most of the year but are a little problematic in the winter; they don’t…

She’s a Funny One

A few weeks ago I had the urge to knit a hat for my youngest niece. She’s not quite old enough to be oh-so-specific about what her favourite colour is and little kid hats are a quick, fun, and easy knit. I have a pattern I love: Baby It’s You. It’s part of a card set I received as a…

Rainbow Hat

Last year I bought an assortment of neon yarn and made mittens for my nieces and nephews. I ended up with a pile of brightly coloured scrap yarn, so when I was looking for something to knit for a birthday gift, they jumped out of my collection at me.   I love striped hats in general, but Rainbow Marley is a…

Evergreen Cap in Beige

I’ve been in a weird knitting funk lately. I’m not knitting as much; what I am knitting I’m not really finishing; and what I am finishing, well, it doesn’t rank high on the excitement scale (“oh look: another dishcloth”*).   I did manage to finish a cable hat recently. I love the look of cable hats but I’ve not knit…

RePurposed

Over the summer a friend returned to me a couple of hats I had knit for her little guy that he had outgrown. One I gave to my 3 year old nephew and he’s been wearing it this fall.  The other was smaller and plain brown:   The littlest baby in the family is a girl. Not only does she…