Sky(e) caps

purlyman's picture

A few weeks ago a friend of mine said some mean boys on her daughter's school bus took her favorite hat and threw it out the window. Can you imagine. I guess I can actually. Her name is Skye and the hat had the word Sky on it. She loved it. So... a commission came my way. Katie and her daughter Skye came to Fancy Tiger and she picked out some white and blue "Spud & Chloe" wool cotton blend yarn. It worked well I think. The first hat had to have her name in it and the second she decided she wanted to look like the sky with clouds in it. The two skeins were perfect. I have just a few yards of the white leftover. The name "Skye" is done by stranding and the clouds are done by duplicate stitch. I'm pretty pleased. I hope Skye will be!! I can't take criticism!!

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AKQGuy's picture

They're beautiful. Great job on them. I'm sure she'll love them.

Tom Hart's picture


Kerry's picture

You've done a great job, she should love them.

Bill's picture

Love the letter style!
...and love the picked up from cable beginning...
She should be the envy of everyone!!!

WillyG's picture

You make the greatest kiddie hats, Frank. Way to keep with your tradition.

You don't need to fear criticism with these hats - they are magical. She can't fail to love them.

ronhuber's picture

Who could not fall in love with them? They are so precious. Great knitting.

Masala's picture

These brought sunshine to my day! Sid

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Very lovely work, Frank. I hope these are spared nasty actions by rude boys. -- Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

jessemkahn's picture

what a wonderful way to remind that you girl she is loved. nicely done on all counts.

michaelpthompson's picture

Those are great Frank! What a wonderful gift.

"All knitting is just one stitch at a time."

"All knitting is just one stitch at a time."

Loom Dude's picture

I'm sure she was delighted! Loved the clouds!



davidjames181's picture

These are awesome! Great job!

rc_in_sd's picture

Like Bill said, the cabling is an excellent touch. Great job knitting (and offsetting some negativity)!

chipsir's picture

These are fantastic, and your insperation to turn nastiness into something generous makes them all the more beautiful!!!!!! Not to mention your ability to turn coloured string into an attractive object.