Pat and I both know we've been lucky, especially when we compare our lives to the whole rest of the world. That's not to say everything has always been perfect, and we've had our share of stresses and sadness, but we've never had to live on the street, and we've never had to raise our kids in a war zone. And the list goes on. That's one reason we both like to knit for people who have less. . . so when we found the web site for Hats for the Homeless, we both cast on immediately for hats.
I took a bag of yarn I'd stumbled across -- bought I'm not sure when, probably for mittens, and made these:
Fast, easy, and very very warm.
Pat found some leftovers at her house and made these:
(Please note, I used a highly paid model!)