I’ve finished three baby hats for Knit One Save One. I’m kind of hatted out so I started crocheting a pair of Little Fire Crochet Pants for Belle. I’ve had the Little Fire Crochet Soaker on my Ravelry favorites list forever but I haven’t gotten around to it. But these pants I can’t resist. I was actually just looking for something to break up the monotony of the baby hats and saw the pants on the newly added patterns in Ravelry. (I love Ravelry, if you knit/crochet and you haven’t joined, you should!!!) So I’m going to work on these while making more baby hats. I’m doing it in Caron Simply Soft acrylic for now as I don’t have any wool at the moment.
I’m making the baby a sunhat. I’ve been working on it for awhile. I thought I had a pattern that I wanted to use but it turned out entirely too small so I’ve been winging the hat so far. I’m going to try out using the ruffled brim from the Darling Crocheted Ruffled Sunhat because it is just adorable.
I’m in the process of making a floppy sunhat for Belle from Ravelry. Floppy Sunhat It looks cute in the picture, very Southern belle (*wink*), and I’m loving it. I’m using some basic Peaches & Creme yarn that I bought from Wal-Mart. I think it is the Article 930 Worsted Weight in Winterberry but I threw the packaging away so I can’t be sure. I’m using a size F hook when the pattern calls for a H. Call me adventurous, call me stupid, or just call it like it is: I lost my H hook and don’t get paid until next week but didn’t feel like putting the project off until then. I bought this yarn because it was affordable and I was already at Wal-Mart. It is really soft, though not as soft and yummy as bamboo.
I’m going to get some yarn from Knit Picks when I get paid. I’m also looking at getting some from WEBS on payday. I love bamboo yarn and they have some pretty good prices (Knit Picks doesn’t carry bamboo yarn, I’m looking at cotton blends from them). I’ve got a ton of patterns on my favorites list at Ravelry and I’ve just realized that the year is half over and I’ve yet to get started on the million things I want to get done in time for the birthday/holiday rush that starts this fall.
I recently got a raise at work and little does the Husband know, but I plan to put that towards my “yarn lust” fund!
After I finish the hat I might make some socks to match, if I have enough yarn left.