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Yahoo, I just love hats!!! And I love color work to spice it up. This hat was made at the request of a friend, expecting her second in January. I put it off so long (she asked back in October!) and I JUST managed to finish it, hopefully she will receive it before the birth, as it is to go with the baby's going home outfit. It is a basic little hat with a bit of 1x1 ribbing, then some very simple colorwork to match the outfit. I made it up as i went along.

The brim seems to like to be folded, and I think it would be good worn either way.

And here is the outfit...


Here, Hugh graciously offered to model the hat for his future bud.

Here is a side view, to show the colorwork on top...


And here Hugo is showing how it looks good with the brim folded up. Also, he is apparently whistling for a taxi.

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Comment by Amy Green on December 31, 2009 at 8:54pm
Very Cute!! I'm dying to learn to do stranded colorwork like this! Happy New Year!!
Comment by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter on December 31, 2009 at 7:02pm
Jenny, What a wonderful little hat for the new baby. Love the photos... Cute baby. --S
Comment by Sock Girl on December 31, 2009 at 5:36pm
Way to cute! Have a warm and happy New Year!
Cheers~Stephanie

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