Gretel in the Forest

Pattern: Gretel by Ysolda Teague

Size: Fitted

Yarn: Rowan Pure Wool Aran in Forest (686) approx. 80 g

Needles: 4 mm / US 6 , 4.5 mm / US 7

I promised a friend of mine a hat and I bought the wool way back in November. I decided to knit another Gretel and knit this in just 4 days for the Ravelympics. Unfortunately I went to try it on after I’d finished and fell madly in love with the thing. Suffice to say, my friend didn’t get her hat and I’ve worn it quite a bit. I like to stuff my braid up into it and out of the way but after a few wearings, the cast on and ribbing starts to stretch out a bit. I will probably try to block them back in at some point. A really lovely pattern, Ysolda is a genius of course.

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