a pretty cool life.: The red hats

Saturday, March 20, 2010

The red hats

What I learned this week: when you have two toddlers on a playground for the first time in months, there is a zero percent chance that they won't run in opposite directions the minute they are unbuckled from their stroller. 


The solution?  Knit two totally obnoxious hats, a la Ronald McDonald's hair.  Picking them out of a crowd is suddenly no longer a problem. 

And if you think it's a little late in the season to be knitting hats, this is what I'm up against: 68 degrees yesterday, 30 degrees and snow today.  Weather here in Chicago sure is grand.


Something else I learned this week:  I'm going to be featured on Sew it to Me tomorrow.  I feel so cool.


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Happy weekend everyone!

.r

9 comments:

  1. Love the colour of the hats! I do this to my kids as well, if we're going somewhere crowded, they always get red jumpers or t-shirts so I can spot them easily.

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  2. Great solution with the hats. Grew up in the midwest so TOTALLY understand your weather. Oh, and I won't tell you that it was 74 degrees here in Roanoke today.

    Di
    The Blue Ridge Gal

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  3. That playground thing is part of the reason I dress my kids matchy matchy. The other part of the reason is that I'm a dork.

    Can't wait to see you on Sew It To Me!

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  4. Genius! I need to remember that because I know when my kids hit the playground they will be wild. Featured??? How fun...I can see why, you're a great sewer!

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  5. Those hats are so cute. I love the color. I can crochet up a storm, but knitting seems so hard to me. Maybe I should consider giving it another go as an adult.

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  6. I think there is something wrong with me , because I dont think that hat is obnoxious at all....

    But that might explain the years of therapy my daughter has had.

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  7. We had the same weather. Thank you Midwest Mother Nature!

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  8. That is a great idea.
    I'm in Iowa, so totally understand this insane weather. AUGH!
    Congrats on the feature.
    ~Amy

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  9. great color, simple is beautiful, love the red hat

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