Monday, January 14, 2008

John's Hat

Saturday we took John shopping for an interview suit. He plans to co-op next quarter. His major is industrial design, and he said he wanted to look like a designer, not a banker. I wasn't sure what that meant, but John and the salesman put together a rather impressive look. John was pleased. He tried to act nonchallant when he looked at himself in the 3-way mirror, but he couldn't quite hide his delight. I so wanted to get a photo of that, but I knew he'd never forgive me for bringing the camera into the store.

I was torn between marveling at how grownup he looked and heartbreak at how grownup he looked. Made me farklempt.

Afterwards he did blog duty despite his lack of enthusiasm.

Here's a closeup. His patience was wearing thin.

Pattern: Skip
Book: Hip Knit Hats
Yarn: Malabrigo worsted weight merino, less than 1 hank
Colorway: Azul Buscando
Started: 11/25/07
Finished: 12/22/07

The hat did not take a month to knit. The pattern was simple. I just put it down in the middle to work on something else. The sunshine made the Azul Buscando a little bright, but in flatter winter light it looks just fine.

1 comment:

Sourire11 said...

ohmygod is that Daniels in the background?! Ooooh I remember those days... back on the DAAP floor crammed into 501 with 3 other girls. Funtimes...

I also remember my first coop interview well... I had stayed up all night the night before finishing up my portfolio. Bad Idea. I still got the job but it was not a fun situation... Tell your son to finish his portfolio the day before his interview not the morning of!