Tag Archives: Hat

Turn a Square

A generous friend brought a big bag of stash to our knit-and-natter afternoon, inviting us all to dive for treasure. Lots of oddments, many mysteries, all looking for a good home. Conscious of my own stash-down challenge, I fought temptation … Continue reading

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To the Power of 3

On the look-out for a new hat pattern? Look no further! Based on my latest finished objects – 3 in a row – I can thoroughly recommend Woolly Wormhead’s appropriately-named Skelter, which includes instructions for a range of sizes. The design includes … Continue reading

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Baby it’s cold outside

Yes, it may be cold outside, but it’s a great excuse to wear lots of knitted layers! Hats are a great way to add colour to an outfit and bring cheer to a dull day. They are suitable for all … Continue reading

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Hat – pompom decision!

Hello! Remember this hat? I decided to make a detachable pompom! Making the pompom detachable means the wearer has lots of options, including being able to wear the hat inside out if they want to ring the changes … I like … Continue reading

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3 hour hat!

Is it cheating to class this hat as a Finished Object? Adult size, made on 10 mm needles with James C Brett Marble Chunky, two strands held together, it took just under 3 hours! The free pattern is The Two Hour … Continue reading

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Impromptu hats

Following my recent visit to Sarehole Mill, I was inspired to make a hat … or 2! First onto the needles was this child’s beanie with a big pompom … It is made with Drops Nepal, a wool-alpaca mix, which … Continue reading

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Friday F.O. – the Barley Hat

Now that Christmas gifts have been exchanged and opened, I can share this Finished Object with you! This is the Barley Hat and I’m pleased with how it worked out 🙂 A neat design, and one that I’ll definitely make again. How … Continue reading

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Wednesday WIP – the Barley Hat

Have you come across Tin Can Knits? A creative collaboration by Alexa and Emily, their website and blog are well worth a visit. Lots of inspiration and tips, as well as lots of beautiful patterns, many of which are free. … Continue reading

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