Sew the pom pom firmly onto the top of the hat - and wear it with pride - after all, it's a piece of folk art! Stay warm, wear a hat! it's the sensib...
"They" say, that you lose a lot of heat from your head in cold weather. Whether this is true or not, you certainly feel a lot better when you wear a nice warm hat pulled down over your ears. Of course you could run out and buy yourself a woolley hat at your local store, but how much nicer to wear something you made yourself and can show off proudly to all your friends - who may even want you to knit one for them - or not!
Some could be considered a bit silly - but actually most of them are quite sensible! Here is an assortment of the many hats I have knitted over the past couple of years for a local charity.
Step 2: You will need...
You will need yarn and knitting needles. Oddments of yarn will do, as you can make all manner of stripes in any colours you like. Of course you can make a hat in plain dull colours too! It depends on how flamboyant a personality your have!
"Sport weight" yarn is ideal for making these hats. Anything finer will not be as warm and anything really chunky will be rather large and too thick.
Bio:Born in England many years ago, moved to California in 1980, moved to New York in 1993, became a US citizen. Favourite place to visit, besides London England, is Lake Winnipesaukkee in New Hampshire,...read more »