So, after the long ordeal with the baby sweater, I was sure in the mood for some instant gratification (get your mind out of the gutter–I mean instant knitting gratification!). What does this mean for a totally slow knitter like me who can’t do a scarf in a day or mittens in a week? Not much. But I can do a bulky knit hat on big yarn and big (for me) needles in about a week.
So, I am taking the plunge with Charisa Martin’s No Swatch Hat Recipe with some Noro Kureyon I got for my birthday. I decided to make a flat top, and I’m still working my way down the crown, then I will flare out the brim a bit and then do a decrease at the very end so it will roll in nice and firm.
This is turning out to be quick and very satisfying to make. My next one will be on slightly smaller needles, so that the fabric feels firmer. Yes, I’m planning my next one already. Can’t wait.