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Hanukkah Hat with Regency Trimmings
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Oct 14, 2013 10:55:36   #
ns41c
 
I wanted to make Jacqueline Diamond, author of more than 95 novels, something special for the holidays. I especially love her Regency romances so thought I’d give a Hanukkah hat a special flair by adding Regency trimmings. Feathers were big in the early 1800s and the hats more understated than they were in the later Regency period. Considering how flamboyant they became, I could have gone even more glitzy. I did knit a sparkly medium blue band on the cap.

Hanukkah lands on Thanksgiving day this year. Maybe you know someone who’d love a hat. Or maybe they’d rather have a Regency romance, hmm?

--Michelle
http://mlknowlden.wordpress.com/2013/10/10/yerba-mate-tea-memories-of-paraguay-and-a-regency-romance/
Hanukkah Hat with a Regency Flair
Hanukkah Hat with a Regency Flair...
 
Oct 14, 2013 10:59:01   #
LEE1313 (a regular here)
 
Cute hat, and love the feathers. Nice touch.
I sure do think I will be making one of these.
Oct 14, 2013 11:02:32   #
Dolori
 
Love the hat. Very thoughtful gesture and I am sure she will like it.
Oct 14, 2013 11:06:59   #
Deb-Babbles
 
Love the hat very much. Great idea for a special touch.
Oct 14, 2013 11:32:42   #
ns41c
 
It doesn't take long either. Thank you for the kind comment.
Oct 14, 2013 11:33:21   #
ns41c
 
Thank you. I hope she does!
 
Oct 14, 2013 11:34:01   #
ns41c
 
Thank you!
Oct 14, 2013 13:13:25   #
Naneast (a regular here)
 
Lovely hat!
Oct 14, 2013 20:00:37   #
ns41c
 
Thank you, Naneast!
Oct 14, 2013 21:53:47   #
Cottongirl
 
I love you hat!!! What stitch did you use if I may ask? Lovely work and it seems like someone is going to have a very cozy warm hat
Oct 14, 2013 23:30:49   #
Knittinincircles
 
Love the colors. Love the embellishments. Love the hat! Lucky friend. I'm she will love it, too.
 
Oct 15, 2013 00:25:58   #
ns41c
 
Hi Cottongirl! Thank you. Nothing fancy--I loom knitted the hat on the 9.5 inch circular loom.
Oct 15, 2013 00:27:00   #
ns41c
 
I'm glad you like the colors, Knittin'. Felt like Hanukkah colors to me.
Oct 15, 2013 08:00:22   #
gheitz
 
great hat!!! beautiful work!!
Oct 15, 2013 10:45:46   #
ns41c
 
Thank you, Gheitz. Doing the research was fun too.
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