Monday, January 30, 2012

Ruche Beret by Susan B. Anderson

A lot of people have expressed interest in making hats for the chemo cap project, and I've already received nine finished hats as well as a cash contribution! 

I have also finished a hat myself: the Ruche Beret desigend by Susan B. Anderson.  I just love this design.

I chose an alpaca/silk blend yarn for my hat because I didn't want it to be too scratchy.  Other people involved in the chemo cap project are knitting hats in cotton or acrylic.

This hat took just a little over one ball of the yarn that I was using, and I have enough left over to try another style of hat to donate.

If you'd like more details about this particular hat, including the yarn I used or where I found the pattern, please visit my Ravelry page.

If you are interested in donating a hat to the chemo cap project, there is still time - the deadline is March 7.  It's a good chance to have fun and help out - plus, for each hat you donate I'll enter your name into a drawing for a $20 gift certificate in my Etsy shop!

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