Handspun Hat

Yarn: Two of my handspun yarns Pattern: The Amanda Hat by Gina House Started on: 1/3/15 Completed: 1/5/15 Notes: (And this, kids, is what we call foreshadowing!) I got a third of the way into it and worried that I didn’t have enough yarn, so I ripped it out and added …

Birdhead

Yarn: HaldeCraft HandDyed Lois Pattern: Sockhead Hat by Kelly McClure Started: 11/2/14 Finished: 11/25/15 Notes: With God as my witness (holds up turnip to sky, a la Scarlett O’Hara), I will never make this pattern again. All that stockinette, in sock weight yarn, on a hat… almost broke me.

Ragna Cap

Yarn: HaldeCraft HandDyed Windling Pattern: Ragna Cap by Elsebeth Lavold Started: 7/2/14 Completed: 7/9/14 Notes: I’d wanted to knit this hat for years, but kept getting sidetracked. I burned through it because it was immense fun, and in a yarn that feels divine. Then I donated it to a charity auction, where …

C’s Hat

Yarn: HaldeCraft HandDyed Tepper Pattern: — Started: 5/23/14 Completed: 5/28/14 Notes: The nicest lady at my crazy post office asked for a hat. She wants a hat that will accommodate her very long dreadlocks, but she doesn’t want wacky colors. Making up the pattern as I go along.

Santa Gator

Yarn: HaldeCraft HandDyed Tepper in Hogtown Pattern: Made up as I went along. Started: 11/10/12 Completed: 12/07/12 Notes: For my friend Bill, who happens to be both a huge Gator fan, and loves Christmas. Given to him at Christmas last year.

Hat for a Toddler

Yarn: HaldeCraft HandDyed in “Shelled Pistachios” and also some of my handspun, from this fiber. Pattern: Used the cast-on numbers from Head Huggers by Gail Tanquary, and then made it up as I went along. Notes: For my friend Beth’s grand-daughter! It’s a little big for her right now, but the thing …

Breastfeeding baby hat

Yarn: Malabrigo worsted for the boob, and HaldeCraft HandDyed in Irish Coffee for the nip’. And apparently it’s cold out. Pattern: Breast Hat by Megan Grewal Notes: Get it? Goes on the baby’s head? While you’re breastfeeding? And it looks like a boob? GET IT?!?! (hee)

Hat of Forgetfulness

Yarn: Claudia Handpainted Sport yarn in “Purple Midnight” Pattern: Made up as I went along, and apparently, immediately forgotten. Notes: I don’t even remember starting this, so the date is a complete guess. I don’t even remember working on it! I mean, I know I must have… nobody else in my …

Pink and Green, With Flowers

Yarn: Dark Horse Fantasy in pink and lime green Pattern: Made up as I went along; flower is from the book “Handknit Holidays” Notes: I originally made this as a chemo cap for a friend of mine who was diagnosed with cancer around Thanksgiving; she is a fun person with …

Juniper Windows

Yarn: Perhaps Today is a Good Day to Dye in “Grey Gardens” Pattern: One that I wrote up and just released – Juniper Windows. (I mentioned it previously here). Notes: This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download. Juniper Windows is a fun hat with a cabled pattern I’ve wanted …