Patches En Regalia

Friday, October 10th, 2008
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Patches En Regalia

I’m making a hat. I’m naming it after [[Frank Zappa]]’s Peaches En Regalia because there are lots of different patches of pattern in it and because the improvisational wackiness is very jazzy, much like the song. Also, I just wanted to refer to Peaches En Regalia because it is possibly the greatest song ever written. Aside from this one, of course. You go ahead and watch those, I’ll wait.

On to the hat! I’m knitting it because I have catalogued about 50% of my yarn stash and there are over 30 different yarns already. I need to reduce the pile because it is embarrassingly enormous, so I want to knit some of the one-skeiners instead of slugging away at sweaters. I am also bored, and I hate knitting with cotton, and Bubble has gotten too big for my travel knitting bag. So I’ve cast on with a skein of Merino & Fur, which is a 70% merino, 30% possum blend. I KNOW!! POSSUM?! AWESOME. (That rhymed!)

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