Tag: knit hat

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…

Unfinished Business

I’ve never made it a secret that my least favourite part of knitting is the actual finishing. You know, sewing up and weaving in the ends. It’s not hard, or complicated. It’s just one of those things that it’s easier to throw in a pile and move on to actual knitting. A couple of weekends ago, I collected up all…

The Striped Hat

A month or so ago I received the “Knit Simple” fall 2016 magazine in the mail. I’m a fan of uncomplicated patterns and hats have held a particular appeal for me lately so when I saw a pattern for a striped hat with texture changes, it looked like just the project for me. A quick search of my stash confirmed…

Watermelon Hat

I’m sure it’s a common sentiment among knitters: you see a piece of knitwear, look at and think: “I could make that.”  I usually then get a grip on myself; remember the realities of my time, skill, and patience; and continue on my way.  However, my restraint fell by the wayside when I saw a watermelon hat on one of…

Bunny Tail Hat

There are many wonderful things about babies, but one of my favourite as an aunt/knitter is their inability to protest whatever crazy cute idea you want to turn into a hat. As they get older, they tend to have their own opinions about what they’ll wear.   Easter seems to be sneaking up at the end of this month. (I…