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If you're on Ravelry you can see it here:
http://www.ravelry.com/projects/firecat/curly-q-hat

Curly Q Hat by Hélène Rush
Needle: US 8 - 5.0 mm
Yarn: Feline Fibers 2-ply wool
How much? 0.9 skeins = 108.0 yards (98.8m)
Purchased at: Black Mountain Weavers in Point Reyes Station, California

Someday I will learn how to compensate for the fact that I knit really loosely. The hat came out too big around. So I felted it.

Someday I will learn how to pay attention to the washing machine when I felt something. It felted it a bit more than I intended it to.

Now the shape is sort of cloche-like. I like it in an “embracing serendipity” sort of way.



curly q hat felted.jpg

Date: 6 Apr 2010 10:59 am (UTC)
jae: (Default)
From: [personal profile] jae
Cuuuuuute!

And I like those glasses, too, by the way. *g*

-J

Date: 6 Apr 2010 12:55 pm (UTC)
bcholmes: (Default)
From: [personal profile] bcholmes
That's sharp. Nice.

Date: 6 Apr 2010 01:15 pm (UTC)
snippy: Lego me holding book (Default)
From: [personal profile] snippy
My knitting and felting is slowly teaching me to appreciate serendipity, too. :)

Well done you!

Date: 9 Apr 2010 05:34 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] aquaeri
I think the cloche will totally be the new fashion :-).

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