Fast and enjoyable project. Works very well with the yarn, Fame Trend, by Marks & Katten, in color 650. The tonal change in color seems to be designed with this project in mind. The red accent at the edge is leftover yarn from another project, and a nice touch (though not my idea).
Green in time for March!
I doubt that I will get this done while the weather is still cold (although, with the “polar vortex” weather we’ve had, you never know). I have been working on it when I need a break from other projects. I can only tolerate going ’round and ’round with socks for so long before I need something else to do.
This is a project to work on two skills – cabling and picking up stitches. The Celtic cable brim is knit first, and then the stitches for the crown are picked up.
I would like to do more with Celtic cables – I like the look of them – and this is a good project to practice. It’s also good practice in reading charts (not pictured). I prefer charts to “written out” instructions, but the cable changes are so varied, it’s a challenge to keep track.
Braided Brim Beanie, from Creative Knitting, Winter, 2013. I’m not sure about the yarn – it was in my stash and had no yarn band.