Canadian humor!??!

Gabriel's picture

Ok, I'm married to a canadian so I know the answer to this...however do you think that the creator of this rollers-in-the-hairh hat (found on knitty.com) was smokin a little sompin-sompin when she thought anyone might where it? Just wonderin.....it does reflect their great humor though! s

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I once lived in a

I once lived in a neighborhood where all the housewives would put their hair in rollers and shuffle down to Piggly Wiggly in their house slippers. Here we have the rollers, but does anyone have a pattern for fuzzy pink slippers?

ronhuber's picture

Yes, we can certainly laugh

Yes, we can certainly laugh at ourselves. I think it is an absolutely marvellous hat. The lady reminds me of a friend who knit peter heaters and would hand them out to anyone she felt needed a good laugh.

grandcarriage's picture

That is HILARIOUS! I LOVE

That is HILARIOUS! I LOVE THE PICTURE! You need to check out Douglas Coupland's books, "Souvenir of Canada" (one and two) to fully understand the Canadian VS American cultural dichotomy. I created a comb-over hat for a friend... to be worn by a truly bald man: The little fringe around the outside with the long strands stretching over the top. Somewhere I have a picture....

Bob

Anonymous graffito: My mother made me a homosexual. (and the reply) If I bought her the yarn, would she make me one, too?

Tallguy's picture

Hey, that's great!! I

Hey, that's great!! I haven't seen anything like that for a few years --- my, it does bring back memories!!

Actually, at one time, it was the rule that you had to wear rollers in your hair when you went shopping. (Edith Ann says so!!) But the fashion, sadly, nowadays is for super straight hair hanging in the face, so we just don't see this familiar site at all. *sigh*

Now, where can I find a pattern for this hat??

MMario's picture

knitty.com

knitty.com

Aaronknits's picture

Damn!!! That's one FUNKY

Damn!!! That's one FUNKY hat!!! Such a shame I won't have time to knit one before Halloween.

MMario's picture

This is a hat for the

This is a hat for the sensitive, socially conscious woman with perfect hair - worn so as not to embarrass those having bad hair days.

MMario - I don't live in the 21st Century - but I play a character who does.

All she needs is pyjama

All she needs is pyjama pants and birkenstocks over handknit wool socks and she can move out here.

-Michael