Friday, 1 February 2008

I must be stranding!

Nordic Sweetheart Hat
Originally uploaded by Bearium
This is by far the most challenging fair isle project I've tackled so far but I'm loving it. Maybe it's just the vibrancy of the red colour but the pattern has a real zing to it. It's the Nordic Sweetheart Hat by Anne Featonby from She Ewe Knits.

I did get off to a bit of a slow start with it but now I'm zooming along - although I did unravel 2 inches of it last night! It's been a bit of a rough week and I didn't read the pattern properly (oops). Well actually I did, it just didn't sink it. The bit where it says, med/large size dec 6 stitches. I though that's ok, I'm doing the small size.

It wasn't until I'd reached the end of the next pattern repeat and it dawned that it's only written for two sizes. Doh! Anyhow, I'm knitting it quickly enough that it felt right to unpick and put in the decreases where they were supposed to be. The good thing is, I'm almost back to where I was last night so I'll be starting the decreasing for the top tonight. Yay.


Kai said...

Wow! That looks brilliant! :)

Cinders said...

wow! That looks FABUlouS!!

Anonymous said...

Nice colours - nice hat! (Of course I may be biased)LOL!

Bearium said...

Thanks guys, it's a great pattern. Glad you like it Anne, I'm pretty chuffed you stopped by to say hi :D