My friend Patricia made this hat out of Plymouth Baby Alpaca Tweed in the colorway 100 which goes with every jacket I own. It is my favorite hat, in part because, it is 100% baby alpaca which I love!
The Wurm hat in the above picture is available on Ravelry by Katharina Knopp. This is a free pattern with over 13,500 projects being knit by fellow knitters. I have knit this hat with Misti Chunky, Plymouth Grande, and Cascade Chunky and all work well and are lovely to wear. If you knit this hat, you or a lucky loved one are going to enjoy it for years to come!
Learn two techniques for making your sweaters look professional: using backing buttons and adding a phony seam. All sweater knitters should have these skills in their toolbox.
Kelley practiced them on a baby sweater, the Latte Coat by Lisa Chemery. Chidrens' sweaters are wonderful learning tools if you're a beginning sweater knitter, because you can try complex skills on a small scale.
Kelley just finished a pair of Skimmer Socks by Sheila Toy Strombetzg. These are great when you don't want your socks to show very much, because they're almost invisible under your shoes. I especially love this style because I'm a clog wearer, and these come up lower on the top of the foot, so they don't show. Yay!
These and the Turkish Bed Socks are my favorite knit sock patterns to wear with clogs.