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Topic: Hero of Jaynestown Hat  (Read 1735 times)
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bluesaranwrap
« on: October 18, 2008 08:47:45 PM »

This is the hat of the legendary hero of Jaynestown from Firefly.
I made this for a good friend of mine, who decided that he needed a new Jayne hat when he lost his old one.

Lookit those loverly colors!

here you can see that my earflaps are pointier than the patterns, but I like them better.

...and ignore the model. I'm being silly. Obviously he's bigger than I, as I am a fairly small girl.
I used the pattern found here after much googling:
http://knitwithkt.blogspot.com/2007/11/jayne-hat.html
with these changes to the ear flaps:
k, SSK, k4. K2tog, K
p, p2tog, p2, p2tog, p
k, ssk, k2tog, k
p2tog, p2tog
BO
I used five size 10 dpts holding the strand double. One skein each of Vanna's Choice by Lion Brand in Honey, Rust and Cranberry going top down. I've about a half a skein left of the first two and most of the skein of cranberry. Which is exciting, as I love the color.
« Last Edit: October 18, 2008 08:51:13 PM by bluesaranwrap » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Littletallgirl
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2008 08:51:38 PM »

Oh my GOSH!!! I love it! I Love Love Love it! I saw the hat in the thumbnail and immediately thought of Jayne, and the song. That is so awesome! I have to learn how to knit now so I can make myself one of those.
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thepurplewitch
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2008 08:55:17 PM »

That's pretty awesome.  My fave episode of Firefly.
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bluesaranwrap
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2008 09:00:22 PM »

Oh my GOSH!!! I love it! I Love Love Love it! I saw the hat in the thumbnail and immediately thought of Jayne, and the song. That is so awesome! I have to learn how to knit now so I can make myself one of those.

well this would be a good hat to start on after a basic scarf or two. Started and finished in one day. there aren't even any tricky stitches. Hardest part will be casting on, but even that's not terrible.
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milksmom
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2008 08:30:18 AM »

FIREFLY!!! I just found this series and am hooked, lined & sinkered.

I have to learn how to knit now so I can make myself one of those.
I have to laugh because we all want to do/make/accomplish many more things than we have time for. It amazes me that at one point in my life I didn't want to learn another craft because it was too stressful.

Wonderful hat, btw.  Cool

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