'Why don't you make me a hat?' He asked. 'You've made one for some friends but not for me, your dear dear boyfriend.' Puppy eyes. Forgot that way back when he got a hat and lost it. He promissed to be really carefull with this one.
Pattern: Coronet from Knitty With some random adjustments for the size of J's head and the yarn I've been using.
Yarn: Silke-Alpaca from Drops Design, two skeins of 60 meters
I really like this pattern. It's easy to make it just the size you want it to be without making a gauge swatch because you first knit a flat border and then pick up stitches for the body of the hat. If I'd knit it again, I'd probably make the border a bit wider.
The yarn was really nice to work with and is just fabulous to wear. It's so soft!