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FO: Pom Pom Hat

For now this is the final piece I made for my friends eldest daughter (although she’s just ordered a pair of booties for gifting). My friend picked this DROPS pattern, which was lovely to knit. It’s a great pattern that knits up really quickly, probably because of the 8mm needles it calls for.

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My friends daughter picked the colours and I was a little unsure at first, but once I was knitting it and saw the full effect I actually loved them.

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Now the pom pom was something else, it actually took longer to make than the hat and used up almost the same amount of yarn.

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Initially it was HUGE, so I cut and trimmed it loads, but it still looks really big. And it’s quite heavy, but it looks absolutely great!

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