knitting · tinytuna · toque

gnomes.

This is a wonderful and fast knit – especially when I only have 30 minutes here and there to pick up my needles! M is calling this his ‘gnome’ hat – it kind of does look like a gnome shape …

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Pattern: Alfalfa baby hat by Kate Gagnon Osborn

Yarn: Malabrigo Rios in 856 Azules

Needles: 4.00mm

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Kate’s shaping that she worked into the pattern is amazing – it really fits around his head perfectly. It’s brilliant!

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And simple. I knit this in worsted weight as I also wanted it a little bigger – he’ll outgrow it too quickly otherwise.

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I had a very grumpy little one on my hands while photographing him – but he likes his toque. He smiles when I put it on him.

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I will definitely be knitting this again – probably on 5.00mm needles for a bigger size. He seems to have a big head :)

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What brilliant knits have you been working on?

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