I said I was working on a project and actually finished it! Amazing.
My New Year’s resolution this year was to get over my fear of color work in knitting. I think it’s safe to say I have succeeded!
This pattern/recipe only requires beginner knitting skills. If you can knit a basic corner to corner washcloth, you can easily knit this poncho. The poncho can be made with any yarn, in any size, and with or without a hood.
Last October I put together a large box of hats and blankets and sent it to a hospital. They used the hats and blankets for babies who were stillborn and for preemies in their NICU. A few months later, I sent another box of hats.
Whenever the mood hits me, I make a little hat or blanket. I finally filled another large box. Before sending it to the hospital, I took pictures.
The hats which appear dark blue are really a very dark purple. The hats are going to be given to both girls and boys and I tried to make some which parents might actually put on their baby boys.
I’m pretty sure that in the US, during the month of October, you’re now legally required to preface all nouns with the words “pumpkin spice.”
So, here is my pumpkin spice pattern for a pumpkin spice hat for little pumpkin spice babies.
It’s a quick, easy, adorable little (pumpkin spice) hat. You can make it with “pumpkin spice” yarn, if you can find some. I used plain, boring “Pumpkin.” I also tried “Carrot,” which is probably a violation of the laws of holiday spirit.
Sizes 23 weeks through 3 months