Christmas Is Coming by Vince Gauraldi Trio form A Charlie Brown Christmas
Had to get an xmas themed song for such a suggestively festive slouch beanie I crocheted with red and green stripes.
Dimensions: 9 (W) x 17 (H) x 28 (C)
Pattern: Be The Rainbow Slouch Beanie by Brooke Etter
I followed the pattern, exactly; from a mechanical and mathematical perspective. I did not follow the color scheme. I was hoping to end up with something along the lies of Dr. Seuss, but ended up with a slouch beanie with elfish inclinations.
“Not that there’s anything wrong with it.
The OTHER thing wrong with it is that point that just begs for a pom-pom to hang from it! ARGH! That damn point also emphasizes – at least, for me – Christmas…bah, humbug!
I do agree that the height on Holding Back The Years was not long enough, therefore, no slouch.
But, then there is…
Woolworth Woolco “Wintuk” Knitting Yarn
Color: 30 Red & 52 Dark Green; Content: 100% Orlon Acrylic; Weight: 3, DK
I just presumed worsted and crocheted the hat with an H-hook…and…I had the yarn label!
Which said nothing about weight! Fortunately, I did not discover this until I was updating my Ravelry project page, after the hat was finished. This could explain the opening appearing bell-shaped after trying to put it on my 23-inch head.
Heck, I got plenty of scraps to make another…without a point!