chunky knit beanie, 2018 edition

Monday, January 15, 2018


January 2009
If you would have told me that I would have been trying to recreate this photo in 2018, I would have thought that would be FOREVER in the future.  Yet, looking at this photo, I think it seems like only yesterday we went outside to take it.  Nine years ago and I remember the day perfectly.  My sweet girl was only eleven!
January 2018
We tried to recreate it this weekend.  We were cold.  And rushed. And I am sure I will remember this day just as clearly.  (I sure hope so!)
January 2009
January 2018

I used the yarn from my December Knitcrate.  1 skein makes 1 hat.  A sweet friend over on instagram pointed me in a great direction as to where to order faux pompoms.  This is the 11 mm size.

Pattern:  Chunky Knit Beanie
Yarn:  La Brebis 100% Peruvian Highland Wool by Knitcrate
Needles:  US size 15
Pompom:   Baby Violets Beanies Faux Raccoon 11 cm.

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5 comments

  1. Holy cow. I remember that original post! You both are like wine getting finer with time.

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  2. What a lovely idea 😍 great result.

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  3. Great memories ,
    I loveing my chalk boards .

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