Gran's Entrelac Hat

I made this for My dear Gran

Created by: Tika Knits

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    About

    Gran needed a hat for those "bad hair" days when she was hospitalized after a fall earlier this year. Admittedly, I've never tackled a hat, but I love my Gran and wanted to do something to brighten her day and meet a need. I had some inherited mystery yarn in a neutral colour that would go with almost anything and looked just right for the challenge. I knit a flat entrelac pattern, reducing the stitches on each pass after the third row. After joining the two sides, it looked like a cowl, I pulled yarn through the last row to bring it in right at the top so it finally started to look more like a hat! I knit a band and attached it to the bottom. There was still a small gap at the top; I knitted up a small I-cord, twisted it into a knot and then attached it to cover the opening. It came out perfect! Fit her like a charm, made to order! My first hat was a success! I will have to write out the pattern so I can make more; lots of requests!!
    And of course one for me to match Gran's!!

    Tags

    • Headwear
    • Women

    Craft

    craft-knitting Knitting

    Skill Level

    difficulty Intermediate

    Status

    project-state Complete
    Started on: May 10, 2016 Finished on: May 26, 2016
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