This year, we're spending Christmas at the Boyfriend's Best Friend's Parents place, which will be fun and is so kind of them to invite non-family to their family event. And I thought it would be nice to make them all toques, because they're all outdoorsy people and winter outdoorsy people, and you can never have enough toques.
So while I should've been working on all of these toques, I instead made my coworker's daughter (who I've never met) a toque instead. Because I am the Queen of Procrastination. lol I tried to say no, but the project burrowed it's way into my brain and shoved all other projects out.
I was originally going to make it out of the bright pink yarn you can see hints of in the toque, but it's a bit of a scratchy wool, and it's for a kid...plus wool needs special handling...nope, wasn't going to work. So instead I used some admittedly soft acrylic I happened to have in camp with me, and I'm so glad that I did. Easy care, super soft, and will take a beating. And then added some pink touches, since the girl really loves pink!
Someday, I'm going to make myself one of these...
The very best part of this toque is this: