понеделник, 18 февруари 2013 г.

Cute Hearts Hat



Name: Cute Hearts Hat
Pattern: From Norway with Love
Yarn: Alize Cashmira 100% wool in
black, purple, violet and pink
Needle: 3. 5 mm rib, 4 mm body
Double brim 88 sts, body 110 sts (11 repeats)
Time to knit: two days


I know, last you checked, no such hat was listed as a WIP on my blog and I said I had more than enough on my needles. So how did it happen that early Saturday morning I picked up my needles, knitted a few rounds of my Mystic Pullover and then all of a sudden began pulling out various Cashmira yarns and cast on a new hat?


Here's how it all began:
1. On Friday night gvozdiShe published a new outfit, featuring her cream color Verena sweater. I love that sweater, so Saturday morning, while drinking my coffee, I searched her on Ravelry, tagged her in my friends' list and browsed the other Barthilde projects.
2. Nadinkova's Barthilde is just gorgeous, so I favoured it, looked her up (no blog, alas) and browsed through her other projects. I noticed, that she mentioned Lena.
3.Nadinkova's latest sweater - Parlan (beautiful work, again!) also mentioned Lena with a link to her Ravelry profile. So I went to look up Lena.


4. Bee-Lena is another sophisticated knitter and she also blogs. So - on to her blog.
5. I subscribed to her blog and browsed through it - plenty of beautiful knitting and sewing projects, including masterfully made coats! (I'm so glad I studied Russian and English in school! Thus I have most of the knitting blogs world wide covered. But of course, when your mother tongue is spoken by some 7 mln. natives and a couple of foreigners, you just have to study languages :)


6. I was intrigued by a grey cardigan and clicked on the page. And there I also saw the From Norway with Love hat with hearts. I've had that hat on my Ravelry queue for more than a year, I think. So that was it - the last drop - I had to make this hat NOW. I immediately imagined it in black with purple and pink hearts and I had just the yarn needed.


So I set aside my turquoise sweater, dug out the Cashmira balls and cast on the hat.


Do you proceed any similar to that when casting on a new project :))) ?

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11 коментара:

  1. Oh that's cute! Isn't it funny the way things like that happen sometimes? I've felt before that if a pattern keeps popping up on my radar or pops up some time later, it's "meant to be!"

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  2. This is a fabulous hat. The black sets off each color. Your daughter is a beauty. Love how she's a blader.

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  3. Lovely hat, nice colours and I bet it is nice and warm. I'm sharing a knitted dolly this week.

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  4. I m in the middle of 4 wips, but just had to cast on a 5th when the yarn arrived for some felted clogs. I just had to see how they would progress since I am using Kureyon to stripe them upper. I can't imagine knitters who only knit one thing start to finish and never stray. The hat is precious!

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  5. I'm going to cast-on and knit this pattern for myself! I love it! The purple hearts are really neat with the black.

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  6. The hat is lovely but it's more lovely when your daughter wears it. She looks so happy.

    Here's my FO: http://mibruno.com/terminados-45/

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  7. I wanted to let you know that I have nominated you for an award.
    You can read more about it here:
    http://marigoldsloft.blogspot.ch/2013/02/i-have-been-nominated.html
    x
    Natalie
    www.marigoldsloft.blogspot.com

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