I really don't need another hat. I have plenty of hats. I have tons of hats that I love, and I spend way too much time in winter trying to decide what hat to wear any given day.
Apparently none of that means anything. I love everything about this pattern-I love the little triangles, I love how easy it is to knit (and how hard it is to stop once you get going!), and I absolutely love the yarn I'm using. It's so soft, so warm, so light. It's delicious.
I really wanted to share this with you guys before it's done-and it's really been flying off the needles! I guess I've just been in a productive mood the last few days, because I'm also gaining ground in my 2015 Reading Challenge-I'm only 10 books behind schedule now! I finally finished Villette, which I enjoyed more in the second half. I'm taking a break from Bronte now to read some Wodehouse while I try and decide which Bronte novel to read next.
I am the same way with socks, I have too many and don't need any more. But they are so fun to knit. Must be how you feel about hats. :)ReplyDelete
I can go ages without knitting a hat, but then I'll go and knit a dozen in a week. I just love them. Part of the problem is they're so quick-I wouldn't have so many if they took 80 hours to make!Delete
What a beautiful hat! and I loove Berroco ultra alapaca. it is so soft and has a nice halo to it. lovely post Kat!ReplyDelete
Thank you! This yarn is the absolute softest, I am definitely going to have to work with it again :)Delete
That hat looks so cozy!!! I love knitting hats too - they work up so quickly, and look awesome!!ReplyDelete
I too am doing a book challenge.. Although finding the motivation to read at the moment is somewhat elusive!!
Thanks! Sometimes it's so hard to find motivation to read-and I read multiple books at once, so I have weird rules about what I'm "allowed" to read at any given time-I know it's weird, but I've always done it :/Delete
I adore the triangles :) I have lots of hats and could knit lots more. I give them away to the kids or husband or keep them for me.ReplyDelete
Thank you! I'd feel a lot better about it if I could give hats away, but none of the people in my life are hat people!! My teenage brother finally asked me to knit him a hat, but everyone else politely declines whenever I offer them one. Weirdos :)Delete
i have too many hats, too. i just love to knit them! & to be honest i don't wear them much . . . love that triangle pattern !ReplyDelete
Thanks, I loooove the triangles :) I think most of the problem for me is that I pick my "favorite" and only want to wear that, and then I feel bad about ignoring all my other fantastic hats...Delete
I immediately recognized this from Untangling Knots - loved it there, love it maybe even more here. You cannot go wrong with a gray hat! I'm now realizing that I rarely make hats and need to remedy it immediately. Thanks for the inspiration!ReplyDelete
Thank you so much! I really love this yarn-it actually has a bit of greenish bluish in there too, but it's enough of a neutral to go with a lot :) You should definitely remedy your hat-knitting situation. I rarely knit them when I started out, and then I knit like 6 all at once and just...kept going.Delete
such a gorgeous hat and pattern, i can see why you are smitten! and when the yarn feels like heaven to work with... well, who could blame you!ReplyDelete
Thank you! It's such an easy rabbit hole to fall down... :)Delete
Very cute hat pattern and yours is looking great. Love the textured triangles. I have just recently discovered the fun of hat knitting and now can't seem to stop. I'm currently participating in the fringe hatalong.ReplyDelete
Thanks! Hats are so much fun :) I love seeing people's Fringe Hatalong projects on Instagram-have fun!Delete