Thursday, December 15, 2011

that reindeer hat

Is it still wip it Wednesday somewhere? Mid Pacific?  I'm posting this one  anyway.  Last month I was flapping my mouth offering to make handknits for family members .  Poking around on Ravely, as one does, I came across a hat , and was sitting there chortling when I saw that it had over 1000 versions. That drew my son's attention. He looked. He said he needed one.
Not want. Need. In orange and white. 0062_GZucker1211famvar 
And so, I am knitting the Fornicating Reindeer Hat. (That a Ravelry link. Here's a particularly nice one on a blog. )It is mind boggling that there are 1028 different versions of this hat prancing around the world. Go look.  I know, it's a little tacky but it's also funny.  He may have been 5 years old and waiting for a sweater with penguins (who were not fornicating) the last time he was this excited about something I was knitting. Plus, I am enjoying the colorwork.
The yarn? it's from  Plymouth , superwash merino. Because I know my customers. . •••••••••••••• 
Need a new wip yourself?  I just saw this hat pattern, Empire. Cute. Fast. Not boring.
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Blogger Mami Dearest said...

hahaha - too funny!

10:42 AM  
Blogger Mami Dearest said...

Oh..forgot to add I love the yarn colors :)

10:42 AM  
Blogger Bonnie said...

I've made fingerless mitts with this pattern. I love it!

1:03 PM  
Anonymous Jan (jcoop on ravelry&twitter) said...

Dang, wish I had the guts to knit this pattern for my youngest nephew (14 years old). Unfortunately my brother & sister in law would probably recognize the image before he would and throw me and the hat out of the family celebration. Perhaps I can get away with it in a couple of years.

All of which is to say, you're a very cool mom to do this. :)

3:10 PM  
Anonymous twinsetellen said...

I saw one in the wild the other day. It was all I could do to walk up and shake the wearer's hand.

Happy New Year!

10:54 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

OK, I'm late to the party, but I'm enjoying the party.

If this hat's rockin'
Don't come knockin'

Technically, I don't think it's fornicating, if it's reindeer. Birds do it, bees do it, even educated reindeer do it.

xoxoxo Kay

9:39 PM  
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Perhaps I can get away with it in a couple of years.

10:24 AM  
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