сряда, 1 февруари 2017 г.

Three New Hats


This past January was the coldest of all Januaries for the past 53 years in Bulgaria, so I spent it knitting hats with polar fleece.
The Red Pome is for my friend to whom I gifted the red Shells & Tide shawl. It's the same color, though the camera might make it look different.


Pattern: Red Pome (based on a chart from Internet)
Yarn: Alize Lanagold 56, 100g
Needle: 3.5 mm, 4 mm
Time to knit: 4 days


Rib - 100 stitches, 22 rows 2x2, increased to 120 sts for the body - 10 chart repeats of 12 sts each.
36 rows of body, 12 rows of crown decreases.


The hat follows the measurements I used for Gaby's purple hat and has a polar fleece inside for extra warmth.



The second hat is a repetition of Gaby's Rigsby for a friend - she asked for the same pattern and the same color, so nothing new here.


Pattern: Rigsby Pom Pom Beanie
Yarn: Alize Lanagold 111, 100 g
Needle: 3.5 mm, 4 mm
Time to knit: 4 days


The third hat is for me - a black cabled beanie with an ecofur pom pom.


Pattern: 12-sts Cabled Beanie
Yarn: Alize Lanagold 60, 100 g
Needle: 3.5 mm, 4 mm
Time to knit:  3 days


Rib - 98 sts 1x1 for 20 rows, incr. to 144 sts - 12 cables of 12 sts for 36 rows,
12 rows of crown decreases. I made a polar fleece for this hat too, but I haven't attached it yet, as the stitch pattern is quite dense and the hat is pretty warm as it is, as was tested during our hike on Saturday.


4 коментара:

  1. Terrific beanies! While I love purple and love a good neutral like that black one, that red really draws my eye.

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    1. Thank you, Stefanie! Red is truly a statement color, I love it too.

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  2. Coldest January in 53 years! It does sound pretty extreme! What a great idea to add fleece to the hat - I am sure it was worth the extra work, must be so warm! Love how incredibly fast you are with your accessories!

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    1. Thank you, Alina! The fleece is really worth it, especially when the temperatures drop to -20C, as it happened this January too often.

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