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The Parade of Winter Wear Continues

So, when it snows outside, all I want to do is sit around and knit warm things all day.  You already saw Anna's new hat and cowl. Now, here is Ellery's.


The hat is my first project to be directly impacted by my craft store hiatus. Ellery wanted a pink hat but I did not have enough yarn left after finishing her cowl. Normally, I would have just run to the craft store and bought another skein. Instead, I got creative. I dug out the grey yarn left over from another project and all my little leftover bits of pink yarns. I used a basic hat pattern and added stripes from all my little bits of pink yarns.


I love it! I am so glad I didn't give in and instead used what I had. And she calls it her Pink Hat so I guess I've met her expectations as well.


After one failed attempt at making up my own crocheted cowl pattern (OK, but no stretch and so, too tight) I used the same pattern I used for Anna's cowl.

Sam has a new hat too.



Same basic pattern as Ellery's. Hard to tell in my-not-very-good pictures (hey- its really hard to take pictures of a 1 year old!) but it makes his eyes look so incredibly blue. I'm still debating the whole scarf/cowl thing for him. Are cowls girly? I just know there is no way in heck he would leave a scarf on.


balloongal said…
Well done. I think the grey and pink are so cute. And Sam is so adorable.

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