… and thankfully it fits! What do you think? Not bad for a first attempt. I would have finished sooner, had I not got mixed up with casting off stitches and decreasing stitches. Opps! I was wondering why it was looking more like a dilapidated tent than a hat. Well the best way to learn sometimes is to learn from your mistakes. And to boot I’ve added to my rapidly growing knitting skills.
I mentioned in a previous post that I had run out of black wool and wanted to add in some colour. The problem was that the colours I wanted to use were only 2 ply, as opposed to the 4 ply black wool I had started with. So after a little scouting around on the web (my 2nd favourite thing to do after drinking copious amounts of tea), I came across this technique:
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Next, I will be using the I-cords to decorate both my new hat and the draught excluder I made earlier this month. Stay tuned for the further adventures of the apron that turned into a woolly hat!
- The true story of how an apron became a woolly hat! (busyellebee.wordpress.com)
- Draught excluder project. (busyellebee.wordpress.com)
- Draught excluder – part 1 completed. Now for part 2! (busyellebee.wordpress.com)
- Draught excluder – the end…? (busyellebee.wordpress.com)