Big excuse to knit small

dog big knit hat innocent drinkMiniature knits are always fun. The joy of finishing a whole project in less than a couple of hours, cannot be underestimated. Especially when garments usually take weeks. No, a small knitted something, falling off the needles, is undoubtedly rewarding.animal big knit hats innocent drink

Also not to be underestimated, is the fun of seeing the children find my latest, new, miniature woolly creation. {squeal}blueberry Innocent drink mini hats group

So the Innocents Drink’s Big Knit project was just too much of a big excuse to knit small.It promised to use up some of my odd ends. A chance to be creative. And even better, help raise some money for a good cause, Age UK.

big knit hats Innocent Drinks groupI set myself the challenge of knitting a few hats in November. In my mind, I’d hoped I would knit 30 – one for every day of the month, but in the end I knitted 13 mini hats. Still good. I’ll package these hats up and send them off in the next few days. Giving them enough time to reach Age UK before the deadline.rabbit kangaroo big knit hatMy favourite? I don’t have one. They were each my favourite, whilst I was knitting them.

dog big knit hatI’ve noted down how to knit the dog hat. Partly as I know I’ll forget before next year. Partly as I’m quite pleased that I worked out how to do the ears, without resorting to sewing them on. At some point I’ll post it up here. Mainly as I know I’ll have mislaid my piece of paper with it all noted down on, before next year. Only to discover it a month later. It is … inevitable.

8 thoughts on “Big excuse to knit small

  • Monday 30 November, 2015 at 11:26 pm
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    Glad its not just me that writes things down and looses the piece of paper…….

    • Tuesday 1 December, 2015 at 10:07 pm
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      No, not alone. Mine usually turn up several months later, if not years.

  • Tuesday 1 December, 2015 at 5:49 am
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    These are really Brilliant!
    and I confess I especially love the dog 😀

    • Tuesday 1 December, 2015 at 10:17 pm
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      He was my last one. Already added some notes for next time. It never stops!

  • Wednesday 9 December, 2015 at 8:45 pm
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    well good grief those are adorable!!
    that pupper is too cute for words!

    • Thursday 10 December, 2015 at 12:18 am
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      Ha! Thanks. I could get quite carried away.

  • Wednesday 9 December, 2015 at 10:52 pm
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    The dog is my favourite too. Will have to keep an eye out for the Innocent Smoothies!

    • Thursday 10 December, 2015 at 12:20 am
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      I always seem to miss them. Only once saw a handful left on a shelf. Hopefully this means that they are very popular. Go little puppy. Go!

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