Tonight I baked an apple cobbler but I do not have a photo and it is nearly gone.
Monday night I finished this reversible hat:
I learned a lot:
Lining is tricky yet achievable.
Decrease even more stitches for the cuff when starting the hat, a full 10% of final stitch count is better.
Cascade220 Superwash does not knit quite as thickly as the regular Cascade220.
Here are my children modeling the two sides:
(caught her while she was brushing her teeth ;-)
(caught him while he was putting peanut butter on his toast)
I love the top shaping of hats - I learned the even decreases in a class one or two years ago, and just love love love the shape and the swirl.
At first, I decrease one row, and knit one row plain. After several rounds of this, I decrease every row. Then it swirls. For kicks and giggles, these decreases are all ssk, to see if it made a difference.
Here is the purple top, with k2 decrease:
Yesterday was a hard day. I thought about coming home & having a glass of wine after I dropped my kids off at their dad's place. Instead, I went to the bead store, and made new earrings, to match my new bracelet.