Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Kool Haat


I finished the Koolhaas Hat this weekend. I can't believe I did this in only five days. It seems that most of my recent projects have languished interminably -- it was nice to be able to knock one out fairly quickly.

I loved this pattern. It looks complicated, but is fairly simple to follow. In fact, it looks way harder to make than it is.

The pattern called for a slightly smaller yarn than I used, the result being a hat this is almost too big for my ginormous head. The ribbing comes down a little further than I would like, making me look a bit like Tony Curtis dressed as Josephine in Some Like It Hot. I'm going to have to practice pursing my lips.

Note to self: Explore possible reasons why I knit things that look like pineapples.

4 comments:

  1. Oh, please -- we don't get a modeled photo? ;-) I want to see the resemblance to 'Josephine'!

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  2. Looks great. Love the speed of that pattern.

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  3. You don't need me to say "fruitcake," do you?

    Love it! Looks great!

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  4. Love the HAAT! Great job. I too would like a modeled photo.

    Thanks, Kristina

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