Fibre Arts

The Unorthodox Hat

I’m making a hat. I’m knitting a hat. It’s my first, so kind of a big deal. Firsts in knitting are always big, even if they’re not that complex. Same for crochet. But I’m not a patterns person. It’s nigh impossible for me to follow a knitting pattern and stick to it. I like making things up. I like improvising. I detest making gauge swatches. (I know. Bad Katje.) I bought this gorgeous purple merino yarn a while ago, with the intent to make a hat from it. But I couldn’t find a pattern I liked. I couldn’t find