January 5, 2012
You know what they say about the shoemaker's children never having proper shoes? That was me this week, walking down Portland's Congress Street with nine-degree winds howling around my hatless head. I was away from home and I had no hat.
Clearly, this had to be rectified. As I scrolled through my mental list of suitably warm, bulky wools, my yarndar went off. I was standing just a skein's throw from Pam Allen's office—the one from which she runs her Quince & Co. empire. A quick call and elevator ride later, I was walking away with a skein of Puffin and a plan.
I offer the results as my New Year's gift to you—an extremely simple, fast-knitting hat that will ensure the shoemaker never goes shoeless again. It is fittingly called the Shoemaker's Hat. It's yours to download for free until January 15th, and I hope you enjoy it.
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Shoemaker's hat, out for delivery
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