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What’s next — matching jogging suits?

January 12th, 2010

I’ve been on a knitting kick lately, which began in December. I had numerous balls of blue yarn — I seem to remember someone giving it to me way back when I was on a similar kick years ago. I pulled it out over the holidays and started going to town. The extent of my knitting prowess till know has been: rectangles! So till recently, I’ve only ever made scarves. I started with a scarf. Then I tried a hat.

On Christmas day, I was getting close to finishing up the hat while at a family ‘do, and my Dad asked if I thought the hat would fit him. Still unfinished and on the needles, he tried it on and liked it, so I asked him if he wanted it. He did. In fact, he jumped up and grabbed one of the balls of the blue stuff, and with the help of my crafty Aunt, he made a pom-pom. I closed off the top of the hat, added the pom-pom, and when another relative asked him about the hat, he said very proudly “Emily and I made this together.” [If you knew my Dad, you'd know how cute this is.]

After this, I started a new toque for me. The photo above is my Dad and me, wearing our matching hats (and my scarf that started things off). My hat is more of a slouchy design… but the more I look at my Dad’s, the more tempted I am to stick a damn pom-pom at the end of it!

Whattaya think?

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