I cast-on ten extra stitches, again, for my families big headedness, then had to shrink the dickens out of this thing to get it even in the ball park of fitting.So many variables in felting…yarn, color of yarn, felting…But then, I do not think this type of hat is suppose to fit like a ribbed hat, either.I think it will be all right, or maybe it will be put on a hat stand and used as room décor.It’s all good, and if I need to, I will knit another.It is a very easy knit.
Of all the needles that I have, I don’t have the ones this pattern calls for, so I improvised.I did not know if the resulting slippers would fit the intended feet, or if her sister have them to grow into, but I knew I would be knitting another pair anyway. That's the way it is when one finds a good pattern, and there are a multitude of little ones to knit for!
Well...they fit for now!
And now, besides the quilting (always with the quilting) I am working on ‘A Pretty Thing’ cowl, by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, out of Aarlen Cashmere, leftover from my Peasy sweater. It's for me...I think...