shorter than called for, played yarn chicken with only 1 yd remaining!
2×2 rib brim in two strands. increase between each stitch for 1×1 rib, smaller needle with one strand.
to match my coat. it matches the ribbon on the facing, so it coordinates, not matches 🙂 picked put the yarn and the pattern book at the tincanknits trunk show at Twisted. such a fun hat to knit! it zoomed! didn’t weigh the leftovers before starting mitts…
yay summer star hat? cotton bamboo? still need good modeled picture and to weigh the remaining yarn.
with the lavender heather from happy knits used 2nd color for all the purl bump segments – changed color one row before purl row and then one row after the final purl row. used the tip of another raveler (oceansong) of provisionally casting on, and then knitting the turning together with the picked up stitches….
Starting in Silver, then deep periwinkle blue, and finally a plum color. Guessing on the amt of yarn used.
the cast on is tricky. I kept trying to rotate the work (ala a sock toe) instead of turn. envision making rainbow shaped arcs with the 5-stitch on each end as the tips of the rainbow. Worked on this for one evening, then knitting in, and then I decided I wanted to wear it the…