Sunday, October 12, 2008

rose petal hat

i've been knitting stupid hats again.
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now that i have sold a few of them - there is no stopping me.
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i thrifted a bag of silk rose petals. all i did was cut a small hole in each one and then knit them right into the body of the hat the same as you would with big sequins.
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i cast on at the bottom (60 sts on a set of size 1o double pointed needles) and knit up to the stem.
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the hardest part was getting m. to model it for the pictures.
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"mom, you've lost your mind."

4 comments:

ozjane said...

Cute but I think I would need one without the stalk...my friends would all be saying "beam me up Scotty"...or similar remarks.
Loved that necklace also.
But I loved it as a bracelet too.
You are one of those multi talented ladies who lead me easily into envy.
Keep up your lovely creative work.

Steph said...

Wowwwwwww great and funny hat !

Cindy Ericsson said...

I don't think you've lost your mind, but found it instead! What a perfectly lovely idea!

susanna said...

Oh these have me grinning this morning! FUN! You have a wonderful imagination. :)