(Just as an aside, how do you tell if someone is 'yarn-worthy'? That is are they worthy of the time, care, sweat off your brow, blisters, pricked fingers and general hard work that goes into a hand knitted item? I'll leave it to Franklin Habit of the Panopticon blog to explain how you make such an important decision - complete with flowchart and slightly 'salty' language. Read on here. Please be assured Tammy that while you fit neither of the two categories mentioned, you are still worthy).
So here is the next instalment of the beret project. I hereby introduce you to Sharkie the beret.
Pattern: The Cascade Beret by Kimberly Sherlock Porter. The Cascade Beret is a cable and lace beret knit in the round and inspired by the shapes and movement of water as it tumbles over rocks.
Yarn: 8 ply machine wash pure wool in Shark Gray.
Needles: a set of four 2.75 mm dpns (double pointed needles) for the band and a set of four 3.25 mm dpns
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Here is Tammy enjoying her other birthday present. I think this one's name is Bruce.