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frozen_peas
« on: May 06, 2006 01:20:49 PM »

My aunt's having a baby in august, so, of course, I immediately thought, "I'll knit a hat!" Anyway, I think the colors can work for a boy or girl- and maybe the little one will get some use out of it in the winter. Smiley The earflaps give it a bit of a swim-cap type of look, I think. Smiley


Because of a general baby shortage, here's the hat (stuffed with socks- it's not nearly as lumpy on a head) modeled by the vacuum. No frontal photos came out, but I think you get the general idea.
Flash, no flash.


I found fair isle loads more fun than dpns. (Funny story, actually... the fair isle strip was conceived to cover a strange lumpy part of an otherwise perfect hat where I dropped about 15 stitches. ick.) I added a little crochet trip and the strings are chains. I also stitched a starburst on top for kicks. Fair isle chart  here, to get a better idea of the whole thing. http://www.jessica-tromp.nl/breisteken_knitting_stitches/fair-isle-norwegian-42.gif

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noidonthaveaninsidevoice
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2006 06:35:34 PM »

that is really cute especially the little star like thing at the top adorable
it will look really cute on the baby too
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frozen_peas
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2006 01:07:43 PM »

Thanks! I like the star too. I was afraid it was a little weird, but I guess not.  Smiley
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noidonthaveaninsidevoice
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2006 01:32:06 PM »

nope definitly not werid it is very cute though
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frozen_peas
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2006 12:09:14 PM »

yeah, I guess having things on top of hats isn't that unusual- the worm on top of lasandri's hat is totally awesome!
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