Sunday, November 12, 2006

flap happy

Somehow I left this out when I showed you my "think red " walk from yesterday:
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Modern hieroglyphics.

On the gift knitting horizon I've two requests for earflap hats, from people with very different personal styles but (apparently) a shared desire for ear warmth. One is a guy who likes a point and whimsy/funky hat. The other, a woman, wants something warm and stylish yet artsy, but was clearly against a point. I bet you can't guess how much time one can spend surfing around looking for just the right earflap hat pattern? I hit Interweave's back issues, all of Garn, Knitty, lots of sites, books I own, and am still not sure. If you have one you like, send me to it.

As far as the yarn goes, I've got me a plan: I'm going over the river and through the woods, literally, back to the Hopyards Spinnery later this week, there's another Farmhouse Yarns sale. If you missed my gleeful haul objective reporting from the last one I went to, check here. Worth a daytrip, November 16th-19th, 8 am-4pm.

1 comment:

JoAnne said...

http://fathomharvill.typepad.com/

There's an earflap hat pattern on this blog that looks cute - scroll down a bit - and then I found one I really liked in...I think it was Knit It. I have it at home and will email you info/pattern if you like. Email me at jrodriguez1101@netscape.com if you need to.