Sunday, November 15, 2009

Oh, Baby, Baby....

.....I'm so in love with you!

Pattern:  Quincy (Jared Flood's new book "Made in Brooklyn")
              This pattern can also be download from Brooklyn Tweed's Blog
Needles:  Size 10 1/2
Yarn:  Cascade Baby Alpaca Chunky (2 skeins with plenty left over)

While knitting this hat I kept humming "Oh baby, baby, I'm so in love with you!" because it  was a truly fun knit.  A couple relaxing evenings with your needles will complete this hat.

The Crown Of The Hat!

I love the simple elegance of this hat. 

It's difficult to capture the true beauty of this hat with my camera on a cloudy Vermont afternoon but it is one of my favorite patterns. 

I've completed several other projects that I have yet to post.  Those needles are just a clicking away.  The "Sally Bag" is completed but for the felting and lining.

I had a tooth extraction late Thursday that did not go very well.  The dentist was having difficulty and ended up hitting all my upper front teeth full force with the equipment.  He reassured me that nothing was chipped or broken.  I was then informed that my jaw was ready to collapse and that he needed to do a bone graft which is normally $400.  He said he would not charge me which left me wondering exactly what happened.

I was told to take it easy for a few days, not to lift anything heavy (that means laundry baskets, right?).  I was told I would feel some discomfort.  The first day was just plain pain.... 

I had an excuse to eat plenty of ice cream and pudding (tapioca).  It's back to work tomorrow!!!

Happy Knitting!


  1. Love the hat!

    I'm so sorry that your dentist hurt you! Somehow I think it's always better to not know what happened. o.0


  2. What a lovely hat. Yikes about the dentist. Can you get a second opinion on that jaw? I don't know if I trust him totally. Renate

  3. Ooh...what a pretty hat! What a pretty color! I'm so glad that you are feeling better. Are you going to wear the hat? I'm going to have to have a look at possibly getting that one.

    How was the Cascade Baby Alpaca Chunky? I haven't tried it yet?

  4. Oh that hat is marvelous! Today is back to normal day, isn't it? :::sigh::: Still fighting my could, trying to decide if walking in 65 degree weather would be a good idea or not....

  5. The hat is gorgeous, and all the more so because I saw the beginning of it. It's so hard to capture yarny things in photos, I've learned.

    What a NASTY experience at the dentist! See you this afternoon. Hope you're feeling well enough to gab!!!!

  6. My stars on the dentist!!!

    Here, let me show you a really pretty hat to help you forget him... I really like it.

  7. I bought the yarn that was used in the book for this hat a while. Now seeing how beautiful yours is I may have to put aside my glove making and start it.

  8. I love your hat! Thanks for letting us know where you got the pattern. I'd like to try something like it soon. Thanks, Linda

  9. Oh my gosh girl!!! Pox on that dentist! I had a dental surgeon that did my molar extractions as they needed to be done (I have my mother's teeth problems, sigh) and she was awesome (and I am not a dentist kinda girl, I get white knuckles just getting my teeth cleaned :P). Please let me know how your jaw is doing.

    That hat is so cute! Makes me wish I liked to wear hats (they mess up my hair ;P).