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My ears were cold, and my mood was, um, a bit silly.

Who wouldn't want a hat that makes them look like an Emissary of the Elf People? The pattern is Sloochie (Ravelry link), the yarn is Gloss HW, and the pointy top is awesome. Well, at least in my mind!

The pattern is worked from the pointy tip down to the brim, and there's also a not-pointy version you can knit (but why?). There are also a couple of cute cable options for the brim - you get to pick your favorite.

I used a sewn bind off for the hat brim, since I wanted it to be as stretchy as possible. Nobody wants a red line around their forehead from a too-tight bind off!

Pattern: Sloochie by Woolly Wormhead (Ravelry link)
Yarn: Gloss HW in Blackberry. I used less than one skein for the pointy version in size medium.
Needles: Nickel Options Interchangeable Needles, US size 7

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Comment by Alison on November 25, 2009 at 5:43am
Susan, the Elf Queen is pleased. ;)
Comment by scootergirl_1 on November 24, 2009 at 7:37pm
I like the hat, it looks comfy.
Comment by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter on November 24, 2009 at 6:31pm
I really don't think it is that "goofy"... I think the pointy top sort of makes the hat. It isn't just a pointy hat... it's a pointy hat with some definite style. --S
Comment by Alison on November 24, 2009 at 5:13pm
How dare you question the Elf Queen, Stacey! Harrumph!
Comment by Knit4Many on November 24, 2009 at 3:12pm
OK at first I was like huh??? Now the more I look at it the more I like it. Its the perfect holiday hat! I checked it out on Ravelry and your right the point top totally make the hat. Another added to my favorites.
Comment by Amy Green on November 24, 2009 at 1:08pm
I love it! Great job Alison!
Comment by Renee on November 24, 2009 at 11:41am
Sooooo cute. Must check out this pattern now.
Comment by KnitterGirl39 on November 24, 2009 at 10:40am
This hat is so cute!

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