Off the needles: Like Buttah Name: Like Buttah Pattern: made up as I went along Needle: US 6 Yarn used: HaldeCraft HandDyed Tepper in Irish Butter Started: January 23 2016 Completed: February 5 2016
Off the needles: Chemo Cap Name: Chemo Cap Pattern: standard hat, made up as I went along Needle: US 1 Yarn used: Mind’s Eye Yarns Merino/Tencel Started: Sept 13 2015 Completed: Sept 29 2015
Off the needles: Therapy Chemo Cap Name: Therapy Chemo Cap Pattern: The Amanda Hat by Gina House Needle: US 6 Yarn used: Malabrigo Yarn Merino Worsted in Rattan, and some handspun Started: June 29 2015 Completed: July 7 2015
Off the needles: And nobody was surprised Name: And nobody was surprised Pattern: The Amanda Hat by Gina House Needle: US 7 Yarn used: handspun Started: March 27 2015 Completed: April 3 2015
Off the needles: Not a totally handspun hat Name: Not a totally handspun hat Pattern: The Amanda Hat by Gina House Needle: US 7 – 4.5 mm Yarn used: HaldeCraft HandDyed Carolyn in “Your Joy will Turn to Ashes in your Mouth”, and some handspun Started: March 14 2015 Completed: March …
Off the needles: A Fourth Handspun Hat Name: A fourth handspun hat Pattern: The Amanda Hat by Gina House Needle: US 7 Yarn used: Various handspun Started: March 6 2015 Completed: March 12 2015
Off the needles: A third handspun hat Name: A third handspun hat Pattern: The Amanda Hat by Gina House Needle: US 7 – 4.5 mm Yarn used: Handspun Tan BFL/Silk – 100.0 yards Orange BFL blend – 50.0 yards Started: February 9 2015 Completed: February 12 2015
Yarn: Zwerger Garn Opal Regenwald / Rainforest Pattern: Oops. I forget. Started on: 01/22/15 Completed: 01/26/15 Notes: BEHOLD THE CUTE OF MY NEPHEW. Who’s a woogie woogie woogie?!
Yarn: Two of my handspun yarns Pattern: The Amanda Hat by Gina House Started on: 1/5/15 Completed: 1/17/15 Notes: I think I’m going to have a problem. These are like popcorn! I can’t stop making them!
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 …
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.
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 …
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.
Yarn: HaldeCraft HandDyed Lynn Pattern: Wylde Oats Hat by Erica Jackofsky (Fiddle Knits) Started: 5/3/14 Completed: 5/19/14 Notes: I would knit this again!
Yarn: HaldeCraft HandDyed Windling in Avocado Pattern: Simple ribbed hat Started: November 20, 2013 Completed: November 25, 2013 Notes: We were on vacation in the snow. Amy didn’t have a hat. I had yarn. BAM!
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.
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 …
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)
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 …
Yarn: Mind’s Eye Yarn in one of the club colorways (unfortunately I forget which one). Pattern: Made it up as I went along.
Yarn: Jojoland Quarette Pattern: Foaming Waves Chemo Cap by Maureen Keenan
Yarn: Koigu Kersti Merino Crepe Pattern: Foaming Waves Chemo Cap by Maureen Keenan Notes: It’s not pink, but I think it turned out much better than the pink one I made earlier
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 …
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 …