My Saturday Offering

albert's picture

I knit this one yesterday to celebrate the fact that the sun rose in the east. I'm running out of rationales, so I guess I'll just keep knitting for the hell of it.

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Kerry's picture

Your hat looks great Albert.

Your hat looks great Albert. Is that snow I see in the background? As we swelter in 31C.

albert's picture

You bloody Aussies would

You bloody Aussies would insist on having your summer while the rest of us are freezing our arses off!!:)

scottly's picture

Superb!!! I love the

Superb!!! I love the nautical look of it.

MMario's picture

We're suppossed to have

We're suppossed to have rationales for knitting and designing?

I thought it was just to keep the voices from getting too loud.

albert's picture

I have tinnitus- the ringing

I have tinnitus- the ringing drowns them out.

ronhuber's picture

I really like this one

I really like this one Albert. That slash of white that separates the patterns does a lovely job. I notice your snow is disappearing.

albert's picture

Viva el Nino! (you'll have

Viva el Nino! (you'll have to visualize a little curly thing over the 'n'- I don't know how to do it on my computer).

scottly's picture

El Niño - sorry, just

El Niño - sorry, just showing off.;-)

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Great hat, Albert. Maybe

Great hat, Albert. Maybe you should have a gallery do a show that highlights all the variations on a theme...like they do paintings. -- Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

albert's picture

I kind of have that thing

I kind of have that thing going now- I give away my patterns on Ravelry under the name Albert Botolph, so I can see all the photos lined up gallery-like. It's good fun.

TheKnittingMill's picture

It came out GREAT Albert! I

It came out GREAT Albert! I think it's definitely one of my favorites so far. I'm digging the color!! Thanks for the inspiration and thanks again for the pattern. You're my hat knitting guru!

Mill

If some sissy tried to kick my ass I would say, "Hey, Mary, go knit me a sweater before I slap you in the face!”
--Eric Cartman, South Park

albert's picture

Guru? Do I have to dress

Guru? Do I have to dress in a bedsheet and sandals?

TheKnittingMill's picture

And that would be different

And that would be different than normal, how?

If some sissy tried to kick my ass I would say, "Hey, Mary, go knit me a sweater before I slap you in the face!”
--Eric Cartman, South Park

Another great hat Albert.

Another great hat Albert. Have you given up the day job, or just given up sleeping?

albert's picture

Still have the day job

Still have the day job Christine, but I do knit in my sleep.