I realize it's been awhile since I posted about my knitting. Sometimes it's because I am making a sweater and I am a leisurely knitter. A sweater that takes some knitters a month or two, can easily take me six months. It's cool. Knitting is about the process for me, moreso than the product.
But this time, it took so long because I had to make three hats before I figured out the right way to make a hat that was perfect for me.
This cool hat is called Sumner. The pattern on Ravelry is here.
The first one I made was WAY too small. It was baby size, really. (But I didn't know! I thought it might stretch after blocking.) Anyway - it was so small I sent it to the tiniest person in my family, my cousin's little girl. I'm told she looks cute in it.
Then I bought some black yarn and made one for Magoo. I made a much larger size, and it fits him fine, but it was still a little small for me.
Then I bought this lovely green year (madelinetosh merino light in Grove) and repeated a section in the pattern to give me another inch in the crown of the beanie and PERFECTO! Fits as though it was made for me - which, of course, it was!
What will I knit now? Hmmmm?
Hey - tomorrow is THANKSGIVING! I hope all of you have a safe and lovely holiday with people that you are thankful for!