Saturday, 18 February 2012

Hat of the week (part 3)

vintage knitted hat

This yellow mohair and gold lurex scarf-hood number is not strictly a hat I know, but doesn't she look lovely? If you ditched the glittery bits in favour of a nice chunky wool, you could have the cosiest winter ever.

The uninspiring-looking 1976 book it came from is much more colourful and altogether 70s inside than the rather drab cover suggests:

Complete guide to knitting book cover

You can tell author Pam Dawson's got a few tricks up her sleeve:

pam dawson

Sadly she's keeping the pattern for her lovely landscape cardi to herself, but if you fancy knitting the evening hood, you'll find simple instructions by clicking here. Keep toasty!

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