When I started this project, I didn’t know that I would be so mesmerized by crown shapings and their resulting patterns. Here’s today’s crown:

Totally unexpected and totally pleasing.

I really didn’t know where I was going with this hat. I didn’t chart anything and used an 8 stitch repeat Norwegian motif. I knitted according to my mood and took a chance on reversing the background and pattern colors after a few repeats and then back again. I like it.

Yarn: Blackberry Ridge Sport Weight/ Colors: Black and Tropical Fish
Gauge: 24sts and 28rnds = 4″
Size: Adult Large

I’m curious about the pooling with this colorway so I’ll experiment with this tomorrow.