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« on: July 28, 2013 06:17:23 PM »


Leethal adventure knit along. Modelled shots by SpinHeartSpin, on Flickr

This project was an absolute blast.  I had no idea what I was making, simply that I knew I was making a head item. (I could have chosen neck hands or misc as well) And, I got to choose from a lot of different options, I could have ended up with something totally different.
I love what I ended up with, and this being just one of the many options, it's only a little bit of a spoiler if you wanted to get this pattern.  It's Leethals Adventure Knit, and like the choose your own adventure books, you get to choose your own adventure knit. Totally worth it.
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Up the Redwood (buttonhole start) on the Orange Trail

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Leethal Adventure Knit along. by SpinHeartSpin, on Flickr
I was afraid of running out of yarn. this is the end. You can see why I was afraid Wink Stone hilltop.

Leethal adventure knit along, just enough by SpinHeartSpin, on Flickr
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Leethal adventure knit along. Modelled shots by SpinHeartSpin, on Flickr

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« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2013 05:25:48 AM »

Tat looks great and sounds like an interesting knit.
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« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2013 05:44:58 AM »

What fun!  The yarn is a lovely color to set off that bright button...

I bet the knitting truly was an adventure!
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« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2013 06:08:36 AM »

What a fun hat....I love the mellow color of the yarn. And the button is a nice touch!
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« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2013 07:54:26 AM »

Thank you!  This pattern was very fun. Leethal makes really complex looking patterns really easy with her great pattern writting skills. And I can't believe I knit it in 2 weeks. It's a record for me lol
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« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2013 08:09:39 AM »

Such great pictures and awesome hat!
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« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2013 01:45:04 PM »

This is so cool! It's so very textured and warm looking! I'm always so afraid of trying "mystery" patterns because I am so darn picky about what I like to wear. I like the green button with this as well, makes it look earthy!
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« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2013 09:04:11 PM »

Thank you both!  I like this adventure knitting, because when I know what I'm making I try to change it.  I wouldn't have known what to change Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: July 30, 2013 08:52:40 AM »

Turned out wonderfully!
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« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2013 02:15:03 PM »

That looks great, wonderful textures.  And the knitting process sounds like a lot of fun.
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