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Published On: February 24, 2014

I really should be telling you about all the other stuff (slippers, that little experiment in gauge, a book or two) that’s making progress in the background.  But I’m not going to do that.  I’ve been taken over by this purple hat and its reversible nature.  It seemed dreadfully important that I come up with crown decreases that were every bit as reversible as the rest of the hat.  I’m sure it’s immodest to say, but I think I nailed it.

Side A:

purple hat crown, side aSide B:

purple hat crown, side bIt’s all so marvelous tidy even I am impressed.  The Boy continues to profess his love for side A, and I continue to point out how much more entertaining side B is.  I think the obvious solution is for me to make some matching mitts, which I will wear with side B out (the mitts will be mine because The Boy has not yet seen the light when it comes to the glories of fingerless mitts…something about them being itchy, which I totally do not understand).  That, and to show off both sides of both things when I take pattern photos.  Now if you’ll excuse me, I have some mitts to play with.

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