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Awhile back, I made my friend Mark a cowl and for his May birthday, I would knit him a hat in time for the Australian winter. I had three skeins of this Briggs & Little yarn creating two mens' hats and one cowl from it. I love a nice blue. The knitting of this project did not take three months, but I did put it aside for some socks in between. I modified it to…

This nice blue hat was made for my partner for his summer birthday. He selected the pattern amongst a number of hat patterns I showed him in early spring. He was a fan of M Cousteau growing up. This popular pattern has been in my queue awhile. Looks great and I made a lot of mods from the pattern including using an worsted/aran yarn and another needle size. I tried 120sts on 3.5mm and it…

With so much leftover from the Lion Brand Fishermaen's Wool, I decided to make myself a hat to match my cowl. Cabled Dad Hat, started November 16, 2016, finished November 2, 2016. Pattern: Cabled Dad Hat by Alexis Winslow Yarn: Lion Brand Fishermen's Wool - 100% Wool - much less than one skein. Needles: US 6 - 4.0 mm and US 7 - 4.5 mm long circulars Modifications & Notes: German Twisted CO 96 instead…