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Thanks, Folks!

Thanks to all for your comments- It's important to have the appreciation of fellow knitters.

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Mental health break

I'm working on a sweater. I just cut the steeks and bound off the shoulders. I knit up the neck band and was not happy with it, so I frogged it back and redid it.

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A question for hem.

I am planning to hem the neckband on my current sweater project. I have not done this before.

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Shetland yarn

I was just looking at Jamieson traditional Shetland yarn online in the weight used in Fair Isle knitting (they call this yarn Spindrift), and I nearly gagged at the price.

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It don't come easy

I finally recieved my Merino Style yarn from Knitpicks. I bought this yarn because I wanted to knit my next sweater with a finer yarn on smaller needles.

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Ask and Ye shall receive, WJ.

You got it.

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This is the hat

This is the hat
it came out flat
the numbers worked
and that is that.

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Thank You

Thank you all for your responses to my flat hat dilemma. I am presently trying to calculate how much duct tape to wrap around my head to keep it from splattering my monitor!

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Flat Hat

I am working on a hat while waiting for my yarn delivery from Knitpicks. I would like it to have a flat top.

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1970's Stocking Cap

I dipped into my oddballs bag and knit up this version of the 70's stocking cap. I used remnants of some Aussiewool yarn. I made it up as I knit, so there is no pattern.

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