New Project for Spring – Leaf Beret

25 Apr

I got a little over halfway though my Gretel Tam (posts here and here) when I ran out of yarn. D’oh! Luckily Yarnia still had all my ingredient yarns in stock, so while they’re winding a new cone for me I decided to cast on for a new beret. This one is the Leaf Beret from the Spring/Summer  2009 issue (and final issue) of Knit.1. My mom (hi mom!) had been hinting pretty hard lately that she wanted a cute beret, but since she lives in the South where temperatures are already nearing 90 degrees it needed to be something lightweight and breathable.

Lucky for me, the pattern calls for Classic Elite Yarns Cotton Bam Boo, and I already had two balls if the Heron Blue in my stash! I get really excited when I don’t have to make yarn substitutions. Plus, this yarn is amazing; I really love working with it.

Despite the yarn being a pretty fine gauge, the hat is going pretty fast! I think I might wind up making myself one someday.

Are you knitting anything fun for summer?

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3 Responses to “New Project for Spring – Leaf Beret”

  1. Megan April 25, 2011 at 9:59 am #

    Just realized that everything I’m knitting (fingerless gloves, socks, shawls, a sweater) are so totally NOT summer related. GREH.

    Was thinking about this for myself though…

    http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEss10/PATTinamorata.php

    • Kristen April 25, 2011 at 11:47 am #

      so cute! you should make that!

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  1. More Pie! « Treewool - April 30, 2011

    […] The Leaf Beret is just about complete! Lookout for pictures soon! […]

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