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« on: January 08, 2009 11:52:30 PM »

Since I started using Ravelry, I have been completely neglecting posting in Craftster.  So here is my most recent finished object: Koolhaas by Jared Flood.  The yarn is Debbie Bliss Alpaca Silk Aran, and I ended up going down two needle sizes, using a size 6 and 4, to get gauge. I used two skeins, and had just one yard left after casting off.  I love the yarn, but I wish alpaca didn't make me itch so much and the yarn smells kinda bad when I wear the hat in the rain.

This hat took me two days.  I could have finished it in one, but all those cables slowed me down a bit.

I love the stitch pattern.

My head isn't shaped this weird in real life, I swear.

An in-progress picture

Bad camera-phone picture that shows the color most accurately.

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« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2009 12:48:48 AM »

This is great!!
Welcome to my wist!!

I love tiny cables and in alpaca...
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2009 07:17:51 AM »

I really like the pattern of the body of the hat Cheesy and the color of yarn. I think I would like to try this but maybe with thinner yarn.

« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2009 02:30:02 PM »

i love this hat.

I need to break down and accept the fact that not every great pattern is free. of course, it's not expensive, i just always go to knitty or knitting pattern central.

yours is beautiful, i really like that color

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« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2009 02:42:28 PM »

I am quite jealous that you found this an easy knit.  I have tried to knit this hat more than once and simply cannot get it to happen!  Your's is great!

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« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2009 06:56:16 PM »

I need to break down and accept the fact that not every great pattern is free. of course, it's not expensive, i just always go to knitty or knitting pattern central.

i was thinking the same thing when i opened this post!! i really like the color you chose

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