When I was at the knitting tea a few weeks ago, one of the projects someone showed off was the Sock Monkey Hat from Knitty. OMG! How cute! And I knew I'd hit the perfect gift for my nephew.
So I raced over to my LYS, got them to order in the yarn--big hurrahs to The Yarn Stash in Burien, because Bonnie will go the extra mile to get you what you need.
So with a couple of skeins of Lana Grande, Color 6012 in hand, some white, red and black Cascade 220 plucked from the stash, I knit up a Sock Monkey hat. Really, this is the quickest hat to knit--and so much fun.
However the next morning it went missing. You see Sock Monkey mania is contagious. And the lure of the Sock Monkey is hard to contain.
However, it didn't take long to discover where the hat had gone.
You see, Sock Monkey hats make great new heads for your local Brown Bears.
So I ended up knitting another Sock Monkey hat for the nephew, and then my dad saw the hat and decided he wanted one for fishing . . . Watch out, this project is catching . . .
Clothes That Rot - I truly believe the most subversive thing you can do today is spend as much of the day as possible nurturing what is not machine-like in you. ~ Austin Kleo...
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