Sunday, August 10, 2014

Learning to Knit...

I'm still learning...
I never want to stop learning, or growing as a knitter.
I hope I can always come here and sit on this farm with the Alpaca
and Leanne and learn new things.
 
I hope I always realize how special being here is!! 
 
Now, let's get to the good stuff, what I have been knitting.
 
As you all know, I finished hat number one...

and I moved right along to hat number two.
This picture was taken on August 3rd,
and because I have no knitting self control...

 and with Leanne's help, 
hat number two came off my needles on August 6th.

 I added a pom-pom to hat number one.
I am not sure whether it looks better with or without said pom-pom.
Any feedback from the audience would be greatly appreciated!

Some pretty new yarn was purchased and I have lots of
awesome ideas floating around in my head.
 
I see a hat for everyone on my Christmas gift giving list!!
 
Remember to weigh in on the pom-pom, yes or no!!
 

26 comments:

  1. You amaze me that you are so involved in so many things and constantly learning and doing interesting and joyful projects.

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  2. Oh you are doing great and I understand that addicted to creating thing I have been knitting like crazy for some reason, I never thought I would enjoy something so much. I have to tell you my Mom swears by the pom pom but I am partial to not having one but that could be just that I don't know how to make one:) My flat top hats look silly with one but yours look good. Nice setting to learn wish I lived closer:) Hug B

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  3. Debbie, you are doing great with your knitting.. I love both of the hats with and without the pom-pom.. Have a happy day!

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  4. variety is the spice of life. you'd be cute with a pom pom. :)

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  5. Love your smile in the photo of you knitting! I think I like hat No. 2 best because of the colors. Pom pom or no pom pom would probably depend on whom the hat is intended for.

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  6. considering i have only kitted like a wee wee bit ... i say Congrats to you ... i wish you well on your learning. i bet it is a real ball. so fun!! ( :

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  7. Add another talent to your list :). PomPom? In MY opinion it is totally a question of one's personality.

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  8. Debbie!
    Congratulations. To learn is never too late.
    Your hats are beautiful.
    Good luck. Have a good Sunday.
    Lucia distant Polish.

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  9. Both hats are very preety Debbie!I have knitt many hats in the past,and i can say you did a great work!!I like the pom,pom!!Waiting to see your new project!!Have a lovely week!!
    Dimi...

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  10. Lovely knitting your'e doing, and YES to the pom pom! It's a nice touch.

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  11. Wow you are off and running and I do love the colors of the yarn.
    Pom Pom or not? Well I think it would depend on the person.
    While I like it, I think I would like the hat without it.
    But of course, both hats are just as cute as can be. You are learning so fast.

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  12. You're doing so wonderfully! I like the pom pom, so that's a YES from me depending on who you're knitting it for! :)

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  13. With or without the pom pom, both hats are just wonderful, Debbie. The people you gift them to, will love them!

    Happy Sunday to you!

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  14. Your work is beautiful -- no dropped stitches, has the correct tension. You're a born knitter! I like the pom-pom!

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  15. You go girl!!!! I tried to learn and gave up. I had no 'teacher' to help me and I could cast on just fine...from there on, everything looked like a mess. lol

    Thanks for linking up this week at the bird photos!!!

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  16. So love that you are loving knitting! :-) You are learning really fast. I haven't even thought about trying a hat yet.

    I think it's pretty with or without Pom Poms. Perhaps with a Pom Pom is a little more casual.

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  17. I love knitting, but like you...I become obsessed with it when I take out the needles. And then I only like the really nice yarns, which are expensive, and I can't afford all the yarn I want!

    Good job on the hats! I like it without the pom pom.

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  18. Yes, for the Pom Pom. I think you are doing very well. Do to you learning; I finally am trying another crocheted blanket for a new Grand baby. Perhaps I will take up knitting again. I really love the hats you have made.
    Blessings!

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  19. Love the pom pom. I have just finished knitting hat number 3.

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  20. You took to knitting like a duck takes to water ;)

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  21. Great job! I think having a pom pom on top would depend entirely on if the hat is for a man or woman, boy or girl.

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  22. By the way, LOVE the sea glass and that green vase!!!!!

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  23. I like the blending of colors in your second hat. The pom pom would depend on the person wearing it I guess.

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  24. Wow - look at you go! Your hats are awesome. I like both Pom Pom and not - but I'm with TexWis - you'd look adorable with a Pom Pom!

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  25. I believed that everyone that get a Christmas- knitting from you will be lucky!

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