I haven't been knitting for my family much lately, but I'm always on the lookout for a chance to do so. I have plans to start on a sweater for my husband as a Christmas present, so I've been asking my son every so often, "Is there anything you would like me to knit for you?" When he was younger he loved it whenever I knit something for him, but lately he isn't as excited about the handknits, and hasn't asked me for anything.
That changed Saturday night. We don't have cable TV, but we are baseball fans. Saturday night's game of the Giants vs. the Phillies was a good excuse to have fun going out as a family to a local pizza place with a big screen TV. As soon as we were done celebrating the Giants' win, my boy turned to me and said "I know what I want you to knit for me. . . a black and orange hat that says "GIANTS" across the front." Well, how could I resist that request?
First, I picked up some yarn and came up with a plan:
Then I knit my boy a hat:
The lucky kid will be wearing it tonight at the game. I made him promise to take pictures. Maybe I will write up the pattern and put it on Ravelry, meanwhile . . . GO GIANTS!
The boys are on their way to San Francisco, and I'm off to check out some other WIPS!