After the success of the baby hat I decided to make an adult one for Chris using the “Hot Head” pattern from Stitch ‘N Bitch: The Knitters Handbook.
I used Brown Sheep Lambs Pride Bulky in Brite Blue and Seafoam (I let him choose his own colours). The result, I think was pretty good The seam at the back isn’t the best ever (but not the worst) and it’s at the back anyway.. I impressed myself with how quickly and easily I knitted this up. I think Chris was impressed too!
My next project (which I’m 9 rows in to as we speak) is the Sock It To ‘Em Starter Kit (ordered from Get Knitted along with the Lambs Pride). It’s my first time using DPN’s and I found it VERY tricky and awkward at first but it is getting easier. I have started to think maybe socks/using DPN’s is a bit over ambitious for a 3rd project (and for me being the beginner that I am) but I’m going to give it go and luckily I do have the help of my Mum (an experienced knitter) to hand if I really get stuck!