Wednesday, November 27, 2013

W.i.P. Wednesday: And Now For Something Completely Different...

It's turned rather cold here this week and I decided I needed a new hat.  Of course I couldn't just go buy one like a normal person...  I have to make my own:-)

I found this adorable Hermione Hearts Ron pattern inspired by this hat on Ravelry, dug out this gorgeous pink yarn I had stashed, and got started.  If ever there was justification for having a huge stash of crafting supplies... it's so nice to be able to start something the minute you get the urge.

The pattern suggests an Italian Tubular Cast On which I'd never done before but Anacapa Knits demo made it simple.  The hardest part was counting to 132;-)

I've finished 2 of the 4 cable and lace repeats and I love the way it looks.  Hopefully I can get it finished up before the spring thaw arrives.  With a long weekend of kids home from school and house guests this may be just the thing for keeping calm;-)

WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced
See what else is in the works at this week's W.i.P. Wednesday:-)


  1. Lovely! That yarn is such a pretty color.

  2. Cute! Knitting is becoming tempting for me lately!!!

  3. Wow! I'm impressed. Am looking forward to seeing finished product :)

  4. Of course hand made is the best thing! I love your yarn color and that pattern looks cool!
    I am really challenged when it comes to knit. I had bought bunch of yarns when I had my son couple of years back but they are still staying as yarn.
    Hmmm....may I need to take them out and make something ;). Thank you for the inspiration.

  5. Gorgeous!

    And Happy Thanksgiving!