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A Hat for Kat!

I feel drawn to write this whole post in Suessese, but I’ll spare you. (You’re welcome)

I’ve been knitting a lot for friends lately, which is partly because I feel compelled to press woolly things on people, and partly because I find myself wishing they were nearby. This is for my lovely friend Kat, who archives, studies, reads, and appreciates the joy of a nice cup of tea and a sit down in Edinburgh. She has incredible taste in books, understands the fine art of snuggling a soft pom-pom, and really listens when people talk. She is a rare soul, and so I knit her a bell pepper. I mean, hat.

: Verity
Yarn: Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran, 2 skeins
Needle: Size 7

Verity Front

Verity Button

Verity Top


I didn’t make any modifications to the pattern, and can’t think of anything I’d change if I made it again. I don’t want to admit how many times it took me to figure out how to join the band, or the words I may have muttered in the process, but it’s absolutely gorgeous when done. The raised texture is on the outside only, and the bit that sits against the head is smooth and flat.

As always, apologies for the washed out photos, and this time, apologies for the eyebrows. Ye gods. Time to pull the tweezers out of my knitting bag and put them back in the bathroom where they belong!


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