I wish there were more hours in the day. Or that knitting a completed garment didn’t take so long. I also wish I was a less selfish knitter and that I would knit more for others. It’s just that when you spend so many hours with a project, like anything else in life, you grow attached. I have been promising a great friend of mine a knitted gift since I began knitting. I made her a hat last November but kept forgetting it when I was going to see her and then next thing you know winter is over and I look at the hat and realize how far I have come and don’t want to give the now ugly hat to her anymore but then don’t have anything else and am spending all my free time knitting stuff for me.
Then I realized her birthday was coming. And I knew it was time to take care of a long overdue gift. And so I began the Basic Cable Hat from Stitch-N-Bitch Nation in this really great deep blue color. Here it is on the birthday girl’s head:
Isn’t it great? I love this hat and now want to make it for…well, me. Predictable aren’t I? I should make one with a pom pom too but I am not sure I am brave enough to wear a hat with a pom pom. Here is the back shot where you can see my friend’s beautiful hair too:
Happy Birthday JJ! I love you.