Thinking Ahead

Monday, July 24th, 2006
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I’ve got to finish my Spectator Grand hat by Friday, so I’ll have to operate like a well-oiled knitting machine in order to fully complete it. I’ve got all the knitting done, but I have yet to properly finish it. Here’s everything I have to do before Friday:

  • Blocking
  • Email Annie Modesitt about ribbon specifications (how much, how wide)
  • Wiring prep
    • Borrow file, snippers, and shrink-wrap
    • File down wire, solder it together and shrink-wrap it (I’m going overboard, but I want it to be really secure and I want to play with shrink-wrap)
  • Wire head-size and brim
  • Buy ribbons (in both cream and lime)
  • Trim brim (hee hee I rhymed)
  • Put lotsa ribbons everywhere
  • Sew in a nice lining
  • Add pretty flowers
  • Find a nice hat box or decorate a crappy one

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3 Comments to “Thinking Ahead”

  1. Oh wow, I can’t wait to see this hat! I’ve done similar crocheted hats, but not knitted.

    Comment by
    Stitchingnut
    July 27, 2006 @ 11:47 am
  2. Oh man, it’s going to be close!

    Comment by Eve
    July 27, 2006 @ 4:43 pm
  3. Quite a list to get done by tomorrow. Godspeed!

    Comment by lorinda
    July 27, 2006 @ 5:13 pm

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