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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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