Winter’s coming . . . time to knit hats!

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My youngest daughter has decided that wearing hats is her newest fashion statement, and she particularly loves blues, which gave me an excuse to buy some gorgeous Plucky yarns and indulge in the immediate gratification of hat knitting . . .

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Pattern:  Greystone
Yarn:  Plucky Snug Worsted (70% merino / 20% cashmere / 10% alpaca) in color Enchantment, one skein (230 yds)
Needles:  US 6s and US 7s
Size:  Slouchy

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It amazes me how much longer it takes to knit a slouchy hat – I usually prefer the fit to the close-fitting hats, but the fit of a slouchy hat is dicey – either it works perfectly, or the end sticks up in the air and just looks like I have an elongated head :)

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Pattern:  Hot Toddy
Yarn:  Plucky Primo Worsted (75% merino / 20% cashmere / 5% nylon) in color Waders, one skein (200 yds)
Needles:  US 6s and US 7s

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