Thursday, October 6, 2011

Separated at Birth: Rosebud vs. Molly


Rosebud, Jared Flood's latest drool-worthy hat pattern shares a striking resemblance to Erin Ruth's FREE Molly pattern. As you know, I'm a sucker for slouchy hats, and Flood's take on "the slouch" with his combo of twists and texture are enough to make me fondle some choice luxury yarn in one hand and a credit card in the other! HOWEVER, being on a self-imposed budget since splurging on sock yarn for Socktober-- I was happy to stumble upon Molly, a free and practical clone of Rosebud! While Jared's boasts humble garter stitch and a sophisticated braided cable, Erin Ruth's has a thermal texture with a simple funnel-like cable.-- to each their own! Regardless, anyone with a stitch-dictionary could probably work out their own texture and cable scheme. (just saying
Rosebud by Jared Flood, $6.00 US
Molly by Erin Ruth, Free!