The Gretel Hat Is Finished!

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I completed the cable hat I've been working on Saturday afternoon. I am SO happy with the way it turned out.

Gretel Hat, Top

I love looking at the hat from above. It's such a perfect circle and the way the cables twist together is just lovely.

Gretel Hat, Bottom

Both E and I have tried it on, and even though the bottom doesn't look that big, it does fit an adult head. Without being too tight.

Gretel Hat, Top Detail

Here's an up close shot of the cabling on top. I used Debbie Bliss Stella yarn, which is a silk blend. It's just lovely. The pattern is Gretel, which was designed by Ysolda. Her pattern was very easy to follow and well laid out. I encourage you to check out her other patterns.

Gretel Hat:
Started: July 23, 2008
Finished: August 2, 2008

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