Monday, December 21, 2009

new hats

It took them 2 seconds to pick out colors for their new thorpes.
And it feels really, really nice.

Oh, and Libby's boots from the previous post were purchased last year from the GAP.

34 comments:

Kirsten said...

Pretty Colors!
I didn't know about that yarn. Looks like it will work really well for Thorpe.

Missy knits said...

Lovely mix of colors! Even lovelier pattern--love the Thorpe!!

Mama Urchin said...

I need to make a new thorpe, you know to go with a new coat.

Seanna Lea said...

Great colors. Buying new yarn is its own reason for knitting happiness.

MadMad said...

Man, look at your camera go, honey! Isn't it awesome having it back? Off to see if Boy wants a thorpe, now...

sew nancy said...

I'm thinking of doing a thorpe but I have a boyfriend hat to finish first and I'm on a cross stitch kick at the same time. The wool you chose looks nice

Becky said...

Be sure to check out this site http://kathrynivy.com/news/205/. Kirsten mentions it on her page. I made one with the staggered purls and it looks great. I am trying to make another one in record time for my son!

even eve said...

sweet

Jackie said...

nice clour from KP (no international shipping....grr)

Does Libby try on her boots b4 purchase ? or order online ?

Jayne start to love to wear boots during the winter holiday.

Thanks for GAP, she likes the boots and i prefer the Mary Janes.

Anonymous said...

Are you seriously going to get all that made by Christmas Day? I am finishing up tomorrow weaving in the ends of the knitting projects I made. That is cutting it close enough for me! Good luck!~Jan

raining sheep said...

I just wanted to wish you and your family a most wonderful Christmas and a blessed holiday season. I can't believe another year has passed already. The very best of everything in 2010.

6p010536d4e0bf970b said...

Beautiful colors. I forgot about this pattern! Thanks for reminding me. Casting on for nephew's hat. Earflaps, as requested. ;)

Jane said...

On my list to make...after the holidays! Nice colors!

Paula said...

I bought yarn to make a thorpe last year! I need ot make it! I just have too many projects!

Jan said...

Beautiful colors! I love the green! I hope you post the finished product.

Christina Scovel said...

The colors are lovely!

APA said...

Wonderful colors! And I know the warmth within that is you knitting love, time and memories.

Merry Christmas, Leslie, to you and your beautiful family. Thank you for your friendship, your inspiration and joy!

XOXO...Ana

Linda said...

I do wish Knit Picks would come here, love the yarn colours!

KnitPastis said...

Oh how fun! I heart Thorpe.

So happy to hear you got your camera back early!

Kat said...

Great pattern! I love your hats. :)

TAMI said...

I've never used the Cadena Yarn from knitpicks, but based on your recommendation I'm ready to!! Love everything else I get from there.

dodi said...

thank you!!! Love these colors... they are very yummy! :)

rosemary said...

i'm so going to make this hat for my kiddos.....i just printed the pattern...thanks!

mamasiedzi said...

Love the looks of this yarn. I love your site! I have made several of the toast wrist warmers.
Happy Holidays!

Meggie said...

Merry Christmas, Les!

stitching under oaks said...

I need to try the Thorpe...haven't done one myself, but I did help Kristyn with the crocheted edging. Have fun knitting up the Thorpes. Merry Christmas!

Kristyn Knits said...

the thorpe holds fond memories for me. It brought me to you! what a great hat! and even better color choices!! they are blessed.

La Cabeza Grande said...

OK, I almost did a bad thing. That yarn (new to me) and those colors are temptations so strong. I was this-close to putting some in a shopping cart.

The hats will be terrific!

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