Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Always trust the pattern.....

My dear friend asked for a hat for her daughter (whose first birthday is in two days). She picked the colors and it promised to be adorable.
As I was working up the hat pattern, it looked a bit small, so I followed the instructions for the next size up... still looked small... one more increase couldn't hurt.... right?? Yeah. The hat now fits my 2 year old. While the hat is adorable (and I love how the yarn pooled on it), it will be much to big for little Clara.
I finished the hat for my daughter, Ava. She makes a good model! Now, I'm working on another for Clara repeating the mantra:
Always trust the pattern.... always trust the pattern.... always trust the pattern.... :o)

4 comments:

  1. OMG I LOVE IT!!!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!!

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  2. In my case, it's always trust the recipe. But I will tweak it the next time I make it...LOL

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  3. That hat really couldn't be much cuter!

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