it holds my head,
the thoughts I've had
and the things I've read.
It keeps out the wind.
it keeps off the rain.
It hugs my head
and warms my brain.
There's me below it,
the sky above it.
It's my lid,
and I love it.
~ Tony Mitton
Stefanie, from Knitspiring Odyssey,
is hosting a fun KAL/CAL to knit
beanies throughout the year and I
was more than happy to join in as
we are all hat lovers here.
My first beanie is for my son,
Charlie, who has a birthday
coming up in October. Charlie
works outside, hot or cold and
needs something to protect
him from the elements.
I cast on 96 stitches using a size 6
needle, knit a purl 1, knit 1 ribbing
for 2 inches and then changed the
needles to a size 8, still knitting
the same pattern.
I am using Lamb's Pride Super wash
in the color Rootbeer. I wanted
something he didn't have to worry
about washing, but something
that would really keep him warm
in the coming months since it's suppose
to be really cold this winter [my
fingers are crossed and I'm looking
Once I finish this beanie I
have plans to cast on this,
and knit one for each of
my guys as a stocking stuffer
for Christmas, it's perfect for