Monday, January 7, 2013

solstice hat

I have  a friend in New England who does not like the early darkness of winter. Every year I make her something to commemorate the winter solstice, when the days start lengthening again. Here is this year's offering:

This is an emergency cell phone shot, taken just before the hat went in the mail. I will remember the tissue paper background trick!

Pattern: Button-Down Alpaca-Wool Hat, designed by Cheryl Oberle;  in Durant J (ed): Luxury Yarn One-Skein Wonders
Yarn:  Berroco Ultra Alpaca
Buttons:  Danforth Pewter 

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