FO: lucy seaman’s cap.

Special thanks to Boh for his assistance.

I LOVE this. I was initially a bit anxious about how bright and crazy this might look all knitted up, but there was no need to worry. I can’t wait to get this in the mail. Officially, we’ve got a few more weeks of winter (and probably at least a few more unofficial weeks where this is going), and I’m hoping this hat will provide a dear friend of mine with some warmth and happiness during the slow transition to spring!


Seaman’s Cap, by Brenda Zuk, size M, knit out of Crown Mountain Farms superwash merino handspun in the Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds colorway. I think I used about 140 yards of squishy heavy worsted to knit this hat. I used size 7 needles for the whole thing, mostly because I was too lazy to find 6s for the ribbing.

And now I can cast on something else in handspun! (This is yesterday’s skein of sour fig, already caked and ready to go.)


5 thoughts on “FO: lucy seaman’s cap.

  1. That hat is great! The colors are fantastic and it looks as though it will be great fun to wear.

    Looking forward to seeing where the sour fig goes, too!

  2. It looks perfect! Just the right amount of crazy stripes to make anyone happy. That sour fig is still lovely.

  3. Love the hat! The colors are great. And I can’t wait to see what you’re making next out of handspun!

  4. The Sour Fig handspun looks amazing…can’t wait to see it worked up.

    ~ Bethany

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