Daily Archives: April 12, 2005

Beanie, Sans Pattern

I’ve nearly recovered from Sunday’s gardening. Riscy came home with pizza so I didn’t starve to death after all.

I also finished this beanie. It’s made from my homespun yarn which is a mixture of merino and an angora/alpaca blend.

This is a small beanie, It would probably fit a child better as it looks almost like a scull cap on me LOL

I didn’t use a pattern for this beanie (thus turning out smaller than expected) I just knitted up about 4cm of ribbing, then about 3cm of stocking stitch (which was the fatal flaw, I should have knitted about 8-10cm). I also decreased in a zig zag fashion. This was to disguise an error I made, but it turned out pretty cool :-).

I cast on for another one last night as I am determined to knit a decent beanie if it is the last thing I do. Continue reading

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