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Gretel - at last!
Gretel by Ysolda Teague
fitted shape
Needles & yarn
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
Rowan Silky Tweed
1 skein = 137.0 yards (125.3 meters), 50 grams
black sheep
rowan tweed

Finally made my Gretel! Only 5 years after adding to my rav queue. I made the ‘fitted’ shape but still blocked it over a plate, to get a subtle beret.

Two days before these pics were taken, the hat was blown off my head, dragged across 6 lanes of traffic and driven over by several cars. It seems to have survived - bless it!

Suffice to say my days of adding 20 artful SLR photos to every project are gone - iPad selfies are the best i can manage now.

PS - I love this yarn - and it’s not grey!! (Have started a curly scarf to go with the hat.)

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80% Wool, 20% Silk
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  • Project created: February 13, 2014
  • Updated: February 13, 2014