07 December 2006

Red hat revisited

The first day of my new resolve only to knit Christmas presents from now until they are finished, I knit a hat for Owen. But it was cold outside and his head already outgrew the red hat with the heart that I knit for him what only seemed like a few weeks ago.

Old hat and mittens set

New hat and mittens set

Pattern: Earflap Hat from Knitting for Baby by Melanie Falick and Kristin Nicholas.
Yarn: Plymouth Encore bulky

Unfortunately, Owen doesn't seem very fond of this new hat though it looks cute on him the 2 seconds before he pulls it off. The important thing is that it is plenty big and covers his little ears so I expect he will learn to enjoy it once I take him outside!

4 Comments:

At 9:37 PM, Anonymous diana said...

Super cute hat on a super cute little boy. Is he standing in that picture?!?!?!?

 
At 10:35 AM, Blogger Emily said...

Looks like you might need to tie it on. If you make a good enough knot, it will take him at least a few minutes to get it off. At least you made the earflap strings long!

 
At 11:06 AM, Anonymous June said...

Maybe if you put the mittens on first, it'll be harder to remove the hat? LOL. What a handsome little boy!

 
At 5:35 PM, Blogger Dearest Cupcake said...

He needs a hunter's plaid jacket to match! Super cute.

 

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