I am apparently not quite done posting about the hats I've been knitting. But there are only two more, and they're both for me!
niece's mittens last fall. And the pattern is Selbu Modern; I absolutely adore this particular motif. I have high hopes of wearing this and the next hat when we go to Yosemite in a few weeks (where it should still be plenty cold). Because I'm telling you - unless something changes around here, hat season is over in SoCal; the wisteria are blooming, the whole neighborhood smells like orange blossoms, and the sweet peas are out at the farmer's market. It's spring!
But I still knitted one more hat that I've been lusting after ever since Anne started knitting it. The cables in this hat are so sculptural, it makes me happy just looking at it.
Monkeybread Hat, which she has just released (she includes a scarf pattern, too). You know how much I love her patterns, and this is no exception. Clear and concise, and the results are to
Part of the reason for that is that I've just finished spinning the fiber I was hoping to have done in February - two more hours would have seen it done, but it came down to mom's sweater or the spinning, and we all know where that went (with good reason; you should see how great it looks on her! She's going to send some pictures I can share). In any case, I now have 330 or so yards of a lovely fingering-weight (I think - I haven't done the wpis yet, but that's what it looks like to me) three-ply sock yarn, spun out of superwash BFL that I bought from the Sincere Sheep booth at the Dixon Fiber Festival last October.
Meanwhile, I have finally gotten the yarn that I have spent the last several months waiting for with bated breath (through no fault of the dyer - customs apparently likes yarn as much as the rest of us, and held this lot back for petting before she could get it). Kim was so nice about my emails