Monday, 14 December 2009
A Good Hat
Anna Bell's Witterings hat has been on my knitting list for years; I'm onto my second one already, in black and white, and thinking that black and red stripes would also be good. Or yellow. Blue and green?
It's very easy to knit, with the only tricky bits being in the finishing. I kept losing my place on the recommended bind-off, so put alternate stitches on 2 circular needles and grafted the hem. I threaded plastic-coated laundry cord through the brim, which is perhaps a bit heavy, and will try lawn-trimmer cord on the next one. (Yes, I have a stash of that. From making circular needles. Long ago.)
On a less glamourous model, but a better shot of the colour. The green is DK cotton, the white 4-ply, but that didn't seem to affect the gauge much.