It’s still cold here, so Outfit 2 needs a hat. I’ve knitted Veera’s Here & There togue before, as a gift and have been hankering after my own ever since.
I’m super pleased with mine. I’ve used very delicious Malabrigo yarn so the whole thing is squishy and soft and will be really warm when I get to wear it (after the final Outfit 2 photos … it’s a good incentive to finish these outfits!)
Veera designed it for the Malabrigo freelance pattern project, so it’s intended to be knit in Malabrigo and I’ve unwittingly used similar colours to hers. The Prussian Blue is the Pagoda colourway and the white is Natural. I just love the ebb and flow of colour, you can see it clearly in the band.
Like my first version of this hat, I’ve decided to include the faux seam at the back instead of hiding it behind the cable like others have. I rather like the seam.
This is how it looks on the outside. At the end of each row I twist my yarns at the back and give them a little tug to tighten. There’s a slight jog, but actually it’s pretty neat and tidy.
Here’s the wrong side. The twisted yarns form a neat line on the underside. No straggly bits or unsightly mess. And it’s not hard to do, just twist and tug.
You can find my hat on Ravelry here.
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