The next hot head comes in the adorable form of Mr. Sophanne's granddaughter who happens to be with all of her cousins in Paris. Note last year's Christmas hat on her head. That hat has likely seen more of Europe than I have. I am so proud.
All scarves seen (and not seen in this picture) were knitted by her mama- who took this summer's knitting lessons to heart and knit no less than 10 scarves in 3 months. Socks are next for that girl! Again, I am so proud.
Hot Head the Next: CousinofSophanne has a birthday coming up and wears a purple coat. Enter Charlene Schurch's Hat's On and the standard stockinette with ribbing thing. The colors match her coat perfectly and it was yet more destashing.
Hot head the most- Knitnightmarc made a balaclava that I accidentally stumbled upon on Ravelry this week. They kind of creep me out.
And yet with the recent shoveling of snow I've been obligated to do, I began to see the advantage of such head gear. Enter this pattern called "from Russia with Love.
The cables and lighter color make it look less criminal (I'm guessing that few criminals or ninjas are sporting malabrigo balaclavas) but alas, it is not as finished as I had hoped. The proclaimed advantage to a balaclava is the fact that it can be worn as a hat, a cowl or a full on ski mask thingie. Note to self. When it says "bind off loosely, just bite the bullet and do a sewn bind off. The business around the eyes, while lovely is nothing less than form fitting and will not stretch over my head.
Hopefully I can solve this before the "G" storm arrives!