Word of advice

If a pattern calls for DK weight yarn and a cast on of 128 stitches…..don’t use worsted weight and the same number of stiches….even if you think your kid has a big head….

PIc 129 

Just sayin’….

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16 Responses to Word of advice

  1. OMG!!! I’m so sorry, but I”m still LMAO right now – maybe you can use it as a toaster cover afterall?

  2. Opal says:

    OMG! I am laughing my ass off too. I’m so sorry though! Felt that baby down!

  3. craftyminx says:

    Oh no! Sad day. Felt it!
    It looks really good though! I want to make that hat, but I’m scared of it.

  4. katyjane says:

    That’s hilarious! Great picture! And I always worried I was the only one who made people try stuff on while on the needles…

    That is a gorgeous hat–is it feltable yarn?

  5. Lucinda says:

    Bwahaha! That’s a great picture!

  6. tiennie says:

    That is really funny!

  7. Too funny!

    It almost looks like a lampshade!

  8. Arleta says:

    LMAO! Oh man! Maybe you can hand felt it to fit perfectly?

  9. kitkatknit says:

    OK everybody… I’m a little teapot…

  10. Rebekah says:

    Well if it was 100% wool you could felt it, and it’d be a very warm hat.

    Your stitches look great though!

  11. stitch-dom says:

    Beautiful hat! Rotten fit! Compliment him lots and maybe his head will swell?

  12. It looks really good, as long as your son’s head is a coffee pot!

    Oh, I’m laughing with you…really. 🙂

    Swatches? Who needs them?

  13. Tina says:

    Oh, my! Too bad on such a beautiful knitting. Maybe it will felt as someone suggested?

  14. Terri says:

    Oh that is just hilarious Jeanne!! You made my afternoon. :o)

  15. Lisa says:

    Been there. I feel for you, all that color-work. Maybe it should be a felted hat?

  16. donyale says:

    I’ve kept this post so I can have a chuckle every now and then.

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