en gammal hatt

November 24, 2012

because i so rarely have any knitting content these days,
i thought i’d show you a new picture of some old work
that’s my friend misa a.k.a. craftivore,
wearing the green mist bohus hat i knit a while back.
when i first bought the bohus kit from solveig,
i imagined it would be for me.
as i was knitting it,
i soon realized it was meant for someone else.

but who?

i couldn’t just give it away to anyone.
i knew it had to be a knitter, at the very least.
but also a knitter who really understands this kind of knitting.
there are several people whose work online keeps me going:
the yarn harlot
hello yarn
izznit
kate davies
the daily purl
to name just a few.

but since misa consistently inspires me with her colowork,
(i mean, have you seen this fucking dress?!)
i could think of no one else more deserving.

it took a while to get it to her
(there was this little trip to sweden that delayed things,
and there were the 1 billion ends that needed to be woven in)
but now she has it
and it looks lovely on her.

i even feel the itch to knit another.
who wants to buy me the grey version?

7 Responses to “en gammal hatt”

  1. Sally at Rivendale Farms Says:

    Holy crap. After seeing that dress it’s true, the hat could go to no other. I really, really love that hat and have since you knitted it, but not enough to make the dress. Yikes.

  2. KathyRo Says:

    I had the honor of seeing the hat at Knot Hysteria last May and I can attest it was MAGNIFICENT.

  3. mgordway Says:

    Just found you via a link from cauchy09 – hat is gorgeous. Am also a huge fan of the recipient :)

  4. misa Says:

    First the amazing hat and now this post, I feel a little tight in the chest. You are my best bitch.

  5. Julie Says:

    What a stunning hat. It looks absolutely perfect on her.

  6. Meredith MC Says:

    Holy Cow that dress is AMAZING! The hat is pretty awesome too. I can see why you’re inspired. I’m inspired now, too!

  7. lollyknits Says:

    That hat is lovely! I adore colorwork in pretty neutrals.


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