Pattern: Skid by Stephen West
Yarn: Madelinetosh Vintage in Composition Book Gray and Butter
Needles: US size 6 and 7
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Not too much to say about this one. It was pretty easy and fast. The pattern is somewhat confusing about moving the start of round stitch marker--never really tells you how to work in your color changes. I tried a few rounds of moving the color change with the marker but that looked like crap so I gave up and changed colors at the same stitch every round. I eventually stopped moving the stitch marker altogether because I couldn't see the point. I'm sure I'm missing something totally obvious, but whatever, it looks fine. And it is, as advertised, totally reversible.
|Thank you helpful balloon model|
It's a little roomy so I might chuck the whole reversibility thing by sewing in some fleece lining to make the hat warmer, but that is still to be decided. Most likely it will be spring before I get to the fabric store, and I'll have plenty of time to decide.
Thank you all for your support (and encouragement) of the Stephen West addiction that I wrote about when I started the hat. Sounds like I'm good company! I expect Chadwick will hit the needles pretty soon!
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