Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Baby FO

I am planning to visit a friend on Friday who recently had her 4th child (yeah, you read that right - I can sometimes barely manage my 1, let alone being able to think about adding 3 more to the bunch :) Actually, the baby was born in July, so I guess she didn't have the kid all that recently. But with 4 kids, it can be difficult for her to arrange time for a get together, so this is sadly going to be the first time that I even see the new(er) baby girl. So I checked out my stash yesterday, found some leftover yarn from a baby blanket I did a while ago, and made this:


I love making baby hats - this took me all of a couple of hours to finish. I also tried a new technique with this hat - I knit it continental style. It was surprisingly easy and quite speedy, although the Addi Turbos I used to knit the hat may have helped the speediness of the process. I don't know that I'm ready to cross over to the dark side yet - for example, I still can't purl continental. I'll try that someday.

Of course, I have no idea if this hat will fit a 6 month old baby's head. My daughter is almost 3, and I have absolutely no recollection of how big her head was 2-1/2 years ago. I know, I'm an awful mother. But my daughter apparently liked the hat:


She likes anything pink, though, so I don't know how good a critic she is! The scarf she's wearing was one of my first knitting projects. She likes it but has already requested that I make her a new one (all pink, of course). :)

1 comment:

knitdds said...

yeah, I'm not surprised your kiddo liked that hat. . .could it be the pinkness of it all?

what a cute pic, and a super cute hat. . .and congrats on starting the crossover to the dark (er, left) side. I swear, things go so much faster that way.