02 January 2009

The gifts - A hat

My mother in law isn't actually a hat kind of woman, still she wished for a home made woolen hat for Christmas. So the challenge was to make one she'd actually want to wear. My Japanese stitch dictionary and one of my favorite yarns in a color I knew she would look great in, resulted in this hat. It's a success. She does look good in it. The hat is sloughy enough not to completely mess up her hair, still not sloughy in the berety sense, which I don't think would suit her as much.

Curly hat [@ravelry] specs:
Pattern: My own
Size: Woman
Needles: 3.0 and 3.5 mm
Yarn: 50 g of Hifa Alv, held double

11 comments:

villapeikko said...

What a beautiful hat!

STRIKKEMOR(O) said...

Veldig fin hue!

E to the M said...

It's a lovely hat. Nice work.

the daily purl said...

beautiful!

Merete said...

Kjempelekker! Du får garantert solgt dette mønsteret også om du legger dem ut på Ravelry.

Ellers; takk for 2008! Takk for en kjempeinspirerende blogg, og utrolig lekre mønstre.

The Happy College Knitter said...

Ooooo! I love it.

Kyoko said...

Beautiful hat! I totally understand how difficult it is to handknit for someone who is not a knitwear person. But you have made such a wonderful creation. A very Happy New Year to you!

vonnie said...

Lucky (and attractive) Mom-in-law...........she looks really pleased with her gift as well!
You did well!

knitmare said...

I love the hat! :D

Tora said...

Thank you all for those lovely comments! I will probably make a pattern out of this hat, but not yet. Have too much to do these days.

lisette said...

I bet she's gonna wear this hat! It's beautiful and it looks gorgeous on your mother-in-law!!