Yesterday I started over with the BFL Sport weight yarn. I cut the tube scarf and started a hat, with a folded hem, and now I’m into the crown. I have discovered several ‘mistakes’ already, but at this point, I really don’t care much.
I LIKE how the folded up hem looks, and it gives me an idea for a different type of sweater collar, split in the middle, but as a collar I would still seam the inner and outer layers. And, believe it or not, that really is BLUE, not charcoal. 🙂
By the way, I am using a Size 7 circular. Sport weight is normally done on a 3, 4, or 5 needle, but because I am stranding and want to avoid bunching, it is good to go up 2 or 3 sizes and knit loosely.
Also, I already have my own favorite winter caps, so i don’t really need another one for myself. Once this is washed and blocked, it will be up for sale. I’m hoping to have it done in another week or two, so it will be ready to ship in time for you to give as a gift for someone who needs a warm wool beanie cap. Because it is double strand throughout, it will definitely be warm — especially for a baldie. 🙂