07 March, 2015
You Made That?
There you are, photographic proof that I have finished the watch cap with Fibonacci stripes. I would like to rip out the crown and make the hat shorter so the brim doesn't need to be turned up, but it stands as it is right now. I have other things to make.
It has been six years since I learned to knit and spin yarn. I showed this cap to someone, an ordinary guy who was taking training in the same class as my husband. He said, "You made that?" and I remembered what it was like to lack the skills to select yarn and turn it into something wearable, to live where a handmade hat is remarkable. I mostly discuss knitting with knitters, and forget how impressive a finished object can be.