Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Two Small Projects

This hat was slated for destruction.  I was rummaging around, looking for a knitting project or two for the road trip to Reno, when I found this mostly finished hat.  I remember getting near the top and deciding that I was going to run out of yarn before it was done so I cast it aside intending to rip it out. Instead, I picked it up again and started decreasing from where I left off. It worked out just fine.

The pattern is here. It is called the Star Crossed Slouchy Beret.

Yippee, I had another finished project but nothing to knit in the car. After more scrabbling around, I found a pattern for mittens and some leftover yarn. These are Ambroso mittens. They turned out a little small but made a nice gift for a friend with small hands.

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