Beginnings

Somehow, even after spending large chunks of Saturday and Sunday taking photos for Curls 2, I still wasn’t quite done playing with yarn.  So on Sunday evening, this happened.

new hatIt’s going to be a hat for The Boy, and it’s made with one of the yarns I grabbed when we were up in Maine earlier this year.  It’s my first try at a fingering weight hat (normally I go thicker), and I’m a little worried I’ll get bored somewhere in the middle and fall down and die.  But it’s a fast stitch pattern (slipped stitches always are) and knit at a nice loose gauge, so there is at least some hope I’ll make it through alive.  But if any of you want to come work a round or two, I won’t say no…