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goodtimegirl
« on: January 04, 2011 09:19:55 PM »



Made for a Secret Santa gift exchange in my knitting group. I drew my running/biathlon partner, so, of course, I had to make something inspirational. Here's the result. This was my first foray into colorwork, and for the most part I enjoyed it.



I did have some issues with the pattern. The top was originally all colorwork, and it was supposed to be finished with a tri-top. But the instructions for it really weren't clear, and I flubbed that up. Had to go back and snip and re-knit the top. It turned out well though.



Link to pattern on Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/kookette-triathlon-hat
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JIULIANITUS
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2011 02:03:58 AM »

LOOKS WARN..VERY CUTE..I LIKE THE COLOR
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« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2011 11:57:53 AM »

I think you did a great job modding the top of the hat and excellent first colorwork project!  I'm sure your partner loved it!
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goodtimegirl
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2011 04:59:54 PM »

Thanks!! Carrying the yarn makes the hat double-layered...very warm for winter running.

And as much as the hat annoyed me, my partner did like it.

Thanks for the feedback!!
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Kestrel
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2011 12:50:42 PM »

What a lovely gift! Such a cute idea.
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