A while back, I made a blanket for my friends’ baby, improvising with yarn she’d given me. I guess the image of that blanket stuck in my head, because just today, I looked at my new hat pattern, Contrariwise, and realized what it reminded me of.
Knit first, ask questions later…
…is the approach I went with for the next Christmas project, which is why there are two hats in this post. Always ask the parents, people. It’ll save you grief in the end.
A while back, a dear friend sent me some merino sliver, all the way from New Zealand, which spun up into a pretty, soft, red and pink yarn:
Now, I may not be a big fan of pink, but The Ever-Growing Niece loves it. Loooooooves it. Pink, pink, pink, the brighter the better. I knew who this yarn was going to. Continue reading