#MakersWednesday: Mommy & Me Hipster Hats

Posted By on Jun 24, 2015 in Creative Business


Welcome to #MakersWednesday, my favorite day of the week because I get to share what I’m making and check out your creations!

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This week I knitted up a pair of hats from one skein of yarn. This yarn – Stonehedge Fiber Mill’s Crazy – is made from leftover single-strands of yarn at a mill. The skeins are made so that there’s a specific color transition – AB to BC to CD, etc. In this case, my skein started with purple and teal at one end, and progressed to burgundy and grey at the other:

I decided it would be fun to knit a pair of coordinating hats for a friend of mine and her new baby girl, using this yarn. Just like mother & daughter are similar (you might say – wound from the same skein) yet different, so are these hats which both come from the same yarn. It worked out well that Baby’s hat started with teal/purple and progressed to purple/pink, and then Mommy’s hat starts in that same purple/pink and finishes out at the other end of the skein (pink/orange, orange/burgundy, burgundy/grey).

I’m hoping the new Mommy loves them as much as I enjoyed making them! If you’d like to make some of your own, the pattern is called Hipster, by Tin Can Knits.

What are you up to this week? Share in the comments below or tag it on social media with #MakersWednesday!

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