Off the Needles

Since I'm all kerfuffled about posting these days, it seems, here is a quicky to show what's cast-off, woven in, and done.

An Irish hiking hat for Grandpa who's chemo-d head needs a bit of soft warmth this winter. Nice, don't you think? I modified the pattern a bit (one change was deliberate, one was accidental). More info on ravelry in my projects.

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A tasty scarf for the wife of a high school friend. Six plus feet long, about 9 inches wide. I'm happy with how it turned out. Rumor is, she is, too. Two people from my NY knitting group gave me scraps to liven it up. Sweet.

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Rabbit, a blur in his new Milo. Note to self: mark the right side of your projects so that you remember where you are. You have two small children, after all. It will eliminate the need to frog. 

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Officially, Milo will be one of his birthday presents. It's a rich, dark burgundy brown color. The yarn is, wait for it, Lion Brand. Yep. Superwash Merino. Natch.

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Off the Needles

One thought on “Off the Needles

  1. Iseems chemo heads need cabled hats everywhere! I recently finished one very similar for myself. Haven’t had a chance to post it yet due to holidays and hospitalizations but you may have motivated me to do so once I get discharged from this FINAL round!!!! I am glad to see that you are posting about things other than hacking coughs. I assume that you are all on the mend.
    Happy new year!

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