Thursday, March 01, 2007


I thought I'd ease mysef back into knitting by doing something simple and fast. So when my colleague asked me to knit a chemo hat for her dad undergoing chemotherapy, I jumped at the chance to try out Topi.

It was a fast knit using the Rowan's All Season Cotton leftovers from Samus. Camouflage green is a nice manly colour and I just love the yarn.

It took my two nights but as I was binding off and looking at the picture I noticed something strange. The brim look very much shorter than in the picture.

Topi in ASC

Looked over the pattern again and I noticed that I did not read this line -
Work back and forth in stockinette st until brim measures 1 inch, ending with a WS row.

just before the short rowing.

So I have to go back and finish this thing tonight.

The pattern is so easy and fast, I'm planning another one in girly pink. Hopefully this will ease me in to start back on my other WIPs.


Peggy said...

Luckily, it should not take that much time to fix the brim? Can't wait to see it re-done!

Mimi said...

I have never been a hat person but after being in cold places for a month, I have to say that they are great to keep you warm! Your hat will be in good use for your friend's father. It's looking very nice! I ll be knitting more hats in the future.