We never seem to be short of ideas for hats. They can be challenge hats where we make something to lift our game and skills. They can be oddments projects or custom made for a specific person or event. We never get tired of making hats or seeing all the new hats which pop up when we get together.
Top left is Hilary’s pixie hat. She is great at making whimsical hats suitable for any kind of little woodland creature. Bottom left is Cathy’s Ravenclaw hat which she made for her granddaughter. We liked the colours. Middle is Marina’s crochet hat. It’s a nice green and a very interesting pattern with a good shape. Right are Maria’s beanies. She was revamping some World War 2 patterns. We loved the tow natural coloured beanies but the other ones are really good to look at too. Maria always seems to get something original into her beanies by way of colour or technique.
What’s not to love about a beautiful view of the ocean on a day in the low 30s when we have frozen all winter? We were chatty, cheerful and full of good help and ideas today.
Show and tell
Marjorie: brought in a woven Jacket made by her but woven by one of our previous members, who passed it on to another previous member who then gave it to Marjorie to
make something with the material and the impressive jacket is the end result. Also a skein of purple wool.
Jan B: a basket of alpaca fleece dyed with silverdollar leaves from Alexis trees.
Maria: a beanie from natural grey handspun wool crocheted with insert of coloured handspun yarn with a coral band, also another beanie in progress, pale blue in the same pattern.
Cathy: a grey & blue child’s Ravenclaw beanie in Fair Isle the same design to match the adult jumper Cathy made a few weeks ago.
Janette: brought in some bay leaves – good when dried to go into stews & casseroles.