Last time we met I said, sometimes you have to start all over again and I showed how I took something apart and made something different. Well I did it again. I have always wanted to make one of the big Giant hats and woot woot I did it guys! And if you are so inclined you can do it too…the pattern can be found here  with a video tutorial to boot.

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I went to Loopy Mango for the first time in the winter of 2012. Oh it was just wonderful. I had already ordered from them via ETSY, I had the needles, the US50s to be exact. Because have your seen the pictures they post on the World Wide Web? Just sex in the form of yarn, I tell you and I kept looking and kept wanting; but the yarn was always a little bit out of my range. Well I went in that store and lost my whole mind. I still blush when I think of what I spent that day. I mean seriously I had a mini crush on this stuff I couldn’t leave without demonstrating  my utter infatuation, could I? I mean if for no other reason other than it matched my coat dang it. Yea that is what I STILL tell myself to justify that fiberspree

Screen Shot 2014-11-22 at 9.31.47 PMThere is something about sitting down for an hour or less and ending up with a statement piece. This yarn creates pieces that are bold, not just anyone can pull it off. So yeah I had to get it and I am so very pleased with the recycled version.

I was just there again like a month ago and I behaved, I didn’t buy anything. We went because my girlfriend was in town and she wanted to go. So this was about her, not me…although that coat they had on display

IMG_0614and all the colors….my goodness the temptation was too much! My yarn senses were tingling. I just wanted to back a truck up and take it all!! Ahh the dreams of a yarn addict,  one day….one day.

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And because he is so cute and he had to put the hat on..I leave you will my nephew, the GQ model. LOL Work it Jordan, Work it!

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Knit on my friends…knit on

~GG