FO: my first hat

MMario's picture

Inspired by a number of you guys - I made my first hat; something I've put off and put off for years.

This will join a scarf and be sent off to my japanese nephew-in-law

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TomH's picture

Beatiful hat, Mario. I'm

Beatiful hat, Mario. I'm sure the wearer loves it. Going to make a matching, lacey scarf to go with it? Manly lace, of course!

MMario's picture

Irish hiking scarf; already

Irish hiking scarf; already knit.

MMario - ambiguity is cultivated, it doesn't happen in a vacuum!

MMario's picture

I checked the ball band -

I checked the ball band - Rowan Kid Merino. Which is why it's sorta fuzzy.
MMario - ambiguity is cultivated, it doesn't happen in a vacuum!

Kerry's picture

Always an achievement the

Always an achievement the 'first' of anything. Well done Mario.

Hats off to you, Mario!

Hats off to you, Mario! They're kinda fun, those wascally hats...good job!

rjcb3's picture

See how easy it is? You did

See how easy it is?

You did a great job!

)O(
robert

MMario's picture

I meant to check the ball

I meant to check the ball band - yes, it's a "standard" yarn...I just don't remember what. Only took one ball, too - which is nice.

MMario - ambiguity is cultivated, it doesn't happen in a vacuum!

Good for YOU! I remember

Good for YOU! I remember making my first hat, and being surprised at how easy and quick it was to make...the fact that the hat I made was a miniature hat, worn by my nephew's teddy bear is neither here nor there!

MasonM's picture

Looks great! I've been on a

Looks great! I've been on a hat knitting kick of late LOL I like them because they're quick and easy projects.

Mason

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ronhuber's picture

That's a great looking hat.

That's a great looking hat. As Bill, I wonder if you pull a string and it turns into a lace shawl.

Bill's picture

very nice! ...is the lace

very nice!
...is the lace hidden inside????

BuduR's picture

ohhh it looks fuzzy :) I

ohhh it looks fuzzy :) I agree with Celowin, looks very winterish. Good job Mario.

Celowin's picture

Heh, why did you put it off

Heh, why did you put it off for so long? I like the color... very icy and winter-ish. Is it a specialty yarn, or something easily obtainable?