Tuesday, October 25, 2005

First Christmas present

Pattern: Violette from French Girl
Yarn: Rowan Big Wool color #10
Needles: #17 16" Addi Turbos, #17 Brittany Birch DPNs
Comments: I made this for my grandmother for Christmas. Blue is her favorite color. Although it is hard to tell, there are cables at the bottom of the hat. The ribbon is threaded through them. Again, I've got to sing the praises of French Girl's patterns. They are easy and stylish, what more could a girl ask for? Consider my frightening face a Halloween gift to all of you! :)


Anonymous Jeanie said...

ADORABLE!!! I absolutely love it!

9:41 AM  
Blogger Nik said...

that is waaaay cute. I need a quick project like that.

9:56 AM  
Blogger Suzanne said...

Girl...you are fast! Nice hat

10:18 AM  
Blogger Michelle said...

That turned out so cute! There was one in my LYS the other day too but I like yours better. Hmmm... Might have to make one of those...

12:03 PM  
Blogger Laura said...

hee hee--you have to learn how to use the auto-timer on your camera :-)

Cute hat! Your mother (or was it grandmother) will love it.

12:24 PM  
Blogger Saun said...

Cute hat. I'm going to have to check out those French Girl patterns.

12:51 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

J'adore le bleu et French girl patterns!

12:55 PM  
Blogger Lynda said...

So cute! It looks great on you - you should make one for yourself! I've always wanted to be a "hat person" but, alas I look like such a dork in a hat...

1:13 PM  
Blogger JustApril said...

Tres chic, mon ami! Hats are SO fun to make.

Thanx for the comments =) off to the socks again

1:21 PM  
Anonymous JessaLu said...

That is SO cute!

1:28 PM  
Anonymous Brynne said...

That is so beautiful!

1:53 PM  
Anonymous Becky said...

Amy, Super cute hat! Did you use a pattern or make it up? I love the ribbon idea!

Also, thanks for the welcome on the cable knitalong site. It is also nice to meet another TX knitter - especially to share pattern ideas appropriate for TX!

1:56 PM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

I said it once, I'll say it again. Too cute!!

5:00 PM  
Blogger Mz Mar said...

Very nice and it looks good on you!! Maybe you should do one for yourself!
Who is French Girl???

6:13 PM  
Blogger knittingnurse said...


You are way to fast but oh so FAB!

So, 1 down and how many to go???

6:49 PM  
Blogger Dawn said...

Wow! You may just give Monkee a race for fastest knitter in Texas. ;) I love the hat! It is way too cute!

6:16 AM  
Blogger candsmom said...

What a cute hat! I'm sure your grandma is going to love it- lucky lady. :-) Your DH's hat turned out great, too.

12:21 PM  
Blogger Catherine Kerth said...

it's so cute! she'll love it!

12:33 PM  
Blogger Ruth said...

so adorable!!!!! i love it!!!!

1:19 PM  
Anonymous knit chick said...

That is too cute! She'll love it.

3:56 PM  
Blogger Mica said...

Great hat Amy, and I like your mom's blog! Wish my mommy would knit w/ us too.

10:23 AM  
Blogger Sheryl said...

Tres Chic! Your grandma will love it, and I agree, you should make one for yourself - after the Christmas knitting is over that is!

1:59 PM  

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