Monday, 13 April 2009

A Winter Hat



I have been knitting a lot more since the weather turned cooler, and I found a beautiful hat pattern, for the Selbu Modern hat. It was my first hat, and my first attempt at colourwork, but it was a lovely easy knit and I didn't have any problems at all with it. The yarn was just some merino wool from Spotlight, in a bright red and a charcoal grey (the photos make it look much lighter than it really is). Sadly though on me it looks like a baker's hat - it needs long hair to carry it off well, so I've given it to my youngest sister as a birthday present :) I did find a long haired model for the photos though!



As she started to get the hang of modelling, she began to set up some shots for me.

At first they were more simple poses:


Then they began to be more ambitious - perhaps a couple of shots of her blowing some grass seed out of her fingers?



Or maybe a shot of her eating a leaf?


After that it got silly very quickly so I haven't included any of those ones ;)

7 comments:

Peta said...

You've done a fabulous job what a shame you don't like it on. How cute are your photos!!

janebaker said...

What a cute little model! No doubt, your sister will LOVE it.

lotta said...

What a great hat! And such a sweet and expressive model. Thanks for sharing.

Journeying Five said...

great hat and super cute model!

Ruth said...

I love the hat! I have extreme knitting envy...again. i guess I'll pick up that darn dishcloth and keep on trying.

Kylie said...

The hat looks good - I am sure that your sister will like it. Love the pout on your model - too cute!

Kate said...

It's absolutely fabulous. I've saved the pattern and added it to my Rav list!