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!
There's nothing like a pair of handknit socks. You can use gorgeous sock yarn, choose your stitch pattern, and take them with you wherever you go. One thing I've learned over the years is how to customize socks to fit my feet, and I like a rounded toe. It's important for me because my feet are fairly straight across the toes, and a pointy toe just ends up flopping around empty.
Kelley likes a rounded toe, too, and she's developed a recipe for making them for her toe-up socks. She creates her rounded toe by spreading out the increases, separating them with a growing number of knit rounds in-between.
It's summertime, and the knitting is breezy. Here are 5 great patterns to cast on (and wear!) during the summer months.
Never stop knitting, regardless of the heat!
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