Gimli
Finished
October 4, 2011
October 10, 2011

Gimli

Project info
Dwarven Battle Bonnet by Sally Pointer/ Wicked Woollens
Knitting
my son for Halloween
Needles & yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
420 yards = 2 skeins
Patons North America Classic Wool Worsted
1 skein = 210.0 yards (192.0 meters), 100 grams
Gray
Patons North America Classic Wool Worsted
1 skein = 210.0 yards (192.0 meters), 100 grams
Brown
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Oct 13- Finished a few days ago, felted, and it’s finally dry. The boy likes it!

If I did it over again, I would hand felt it to keep the braids from felting as much as helmet and beard. They are more dread lock than braid now, and I think he liked the braided look. But check out the real Gimli- he’s pretty scruffy, so I think it’s ok.

I only washed in warm water on slow agitation for 5 minutes since it almost fit him before felting. Now it is a perfect fit. This was a fun way to break up sweater monotony and make a little boy very happy.

Oct 4- I cast on 89 st for a boy’s head and plan to do a bobble detail along edge of helmet. I’ll just play with the seed stitch bands of 8 as I decrease, interrupting the seed st. pattern when I have to.

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by Patons North America
Worsted
100% Wool
212 yards / 100 grams

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  • Originally queued: August 1, 2011
  • Project created: October 5, 2011
  • Finished: October 13, 2011
  • Updated: October 14, 2011
  • Progress updates: 3 updates