The second Crooked Paths hat is done. For a while all I had was this run-of-the-mill on-the-plate photograph of it. It did take a while to dry, what with the weather being cooler and all, so I was not able to give it to the recipient until Christmas Eve.
I loved how the flower pattern showed up when I blocked it over the plate.
I only did 2 repeats of the body pattern for fear of running out of yarn. This is how much I had left after completing the decreases. I extended the decrease chart a few more rows to give the hat a bit more of the length that it lost when I cut down the body repeat.
I love the stitch definition in Tosh Vintage and cannot wait to start my cardigan using my Sweater Club skeins! The hat will be an extra project if I have leftover from the Composition Book Grey shipment.
Project: A Little Crooked (Raveled!)
Pattern: Crooked Paths by Melissa LaBarre
Yarn: Tosh Vintage in Oxblood
Needles: 3.5mm for the ribbing and 5mm for the rest of the hat
Cast on: 18 Dec 2010
Cast off: 20 Dec 2010