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Always difficult to know what to knit for a chap, but checked and sent a photo. It got the thumbs up. So I adapted the Baa-ble hat from Shetland wool week 2015 and created Rudolf, rather than sheep. Difficult to work out how many to put around the hat, but managed to calculate it. Then the challenge was to keep the fairisle loose enough to stretch for a man's size head. Used two circular needles to knit in the round

from ericka eckles

Granny’s Paperweight in stages……

Apparently cats like to celebrate #wovember too...yes that is the shawl that took me six weeks to knit (and which I then had to rip out as I'd knitted it far too tight)...beautiful Shetland aran weight yarn which still smells sheepy from @thewoolbrokers ...white cat in background is made by my friend Sasha from an old Witney wool blanket....#wovember #wovember2016 #catsliketocelebratewovembertoo #theshawlthiefstrikesagain #shetlandwlolbrokers #knittingbritish

Apparently cats like to celebrate #wovember too...yes that is the shawl that took me six weeks to knit (and which I then had to rip out as I'd knitted it far too tight)...beautiful Shetland aran weight yarn which still smells sheepy from @thewoolbrokers ...white cat in background is made by my friend Sasha from an old Witney wool blanket....#wovember #wovember2016 #catsliketocelebratewovembertoo #theshawlthiefstrikesagain #shetlandwlolbrokers #knittingbritish

Spent a couple of hours this morning knitting this bauble instead of doing the things I should have been doing. Shetland Wool Week

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The picturesque town of Lerwick sits amidst rolling green hills dotted with hardy sheep and bold, stocky ponies. After a day spent wandering the hills of Shetland, the stone cottages of this coastal town offer a warm and welcoming glow, inviting you to come sit and knit a while. Inspired by the adorable Baa-ble Hat I knit in preparation for Shetland Wool Week, this pattern is our postcard home of our fond memories of Lerwick.

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Shetland Wool Week is 26th to 4th October 2015. Again, I'm not able to attend this event. As a substitute, as such, I ordered a copy o...