I made my kid a hat!
I had some precious handspun from a lovely friend and really wanted to use it for…something…but couldn’t figure out what. I didn’t have that much yarn so it had to be something small. But even so. What? Finally I decided on a hat for E, with stripes of Noro to make the yarn last. (It wouldn’t have been possible to knit the whole thing in handspun – I definitely would have run out!)
I let E pick which skein of yarn she wanted, and she surprised me by picking the purple over the pink!
I love how it came out – rustic and cute. She’s only worn it a handful of times and has already gotten a ton of compliments.
The stripes at the bottom are quite subtle…
But the stripes near the top are much more obvious.
I just adore the tiny tassle on top! (And that little ball is what I had leftover of the handspun. I’m going to put it in my knitting bowl and admire it.)
Pattern: Garter Ear Flap Hat
Yarn: Noro & handspun
See mine on Ravelry.