Is it a cake? Is it a tea cosy? It’s…
My bobbled tam blocking on a bowl! I am no longer calling it “Not Raspberry Beret.” I now dub it “Bobbledy-Book Tam” like gobbledy-gook. Here’s why:
1. It was a pain to knit. All those bobbles. All those purling multiple stitches together.
2. The top decreasing was a hot mess. I fudged my way through.
3. Why would anyone knit a hat flat and seam it? Unless, of course, you only have straight, inflexible knitting needles, then it is understandable of course. Maybe that was the point.
4. It is a horrible fit. Before blocking it fit like a yamaka. After blocking it flops on my head like a sack. Could be my choice of yarn, though.
Just keeping it real here.
I am glad it blocked so large. It gives me hope that I might pull out the ribbing and reknit it, decreasing so it will fit my head more snugly.
Other good news: I have enough yarn left over to knit a plain beanie. I really do love this yarn.
And, I’m glad to knock out a project.
Did you finish anything knitting related this week?
Are you excited about the new yarn emoji? I am. I tried to use it on my last blog post, but it doesn’t show up on WordPress. Oh well.