Little acorn hat

>> Wednesday, November 17, 2010

My girlfriend just had her second baby.  For her little girl I made this little upside down flower hat and she wore it for almost two years.  So now that she has her little boy and since he was born in November I needed to come up with something for him.  So here is a little acorn hat (hopefully it looks like a little acorn)

I used Bernat bamboo for the light brown portion and some organic cotton I had lying around for the top of the acorn.  I made some quick little mitts for him as well using the bamboo.  They are so soft and cozy and I hope they get a lot of use.

I also made up these little "cookies" the other day.  There isn't that much sugar but my kids LOVED them.


Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip cookies
Mix:  1 1/2 cups wheat flour::3/4 cup rolled oats::1/2 teaspoon baking powder::1/2 teaspoon baking soda::1/2 teaspoon salt::1/2 teaspoon nutmeg:: 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon::1/2 cup raw sugar
In a separate bowl mix:  1 teaspoon canola oil::1/3 cup soy milk::1/2 cup pumpkin puree:: 1 teaspoon vanilla extract::
Mix wet and dry and add 1/3 chocolate chips.  Mound onto baking sheet with small ice cream scoop and bake for 12 minutes, turning once halfway.  Delicious!!  Have a lovely Wednesday.  We are going to go outside and enjoy one last day of decent weather before a snowstorm blows in this weekend.

12 comments:

affectioknit November 17, 2010 at 9:12 AM  

I love that acorn hat - so cute!

Chris November 17, 2010 at 10:19 AM  

Oh my goodness! That's very cute. He will be warm and snuggly.

Mr Puffy's Knitting Blog: November 17, 2010 at 3:54 PM  

The hat set is ADORABLE and, yes, it really does look like an acorn ;)

Cookies look fantastic too!

Modisch Schreibt November 17, 2010 at 11:07 PM  

I wasn't following you when you made the upside down flower hat which is, by the way, SO CUTE! And the acorn had is a really nice idea as well. I wonder if you created the pattern yourself or if you found it somewhere.

The Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip cookies, well if the title isn't a mouthful ??! :) They sound and look mouth wateringly delicious !

Mary November 18, 2010 at 6:11 AM  

Super cute!!! I love the tiny mitts too.

wayside wanderer November 18, 2010 at 7:19 AM  

Adorable acorn and mitts, too. The cookies look delish and just right for this time of year! Yum.

Andi November 18, 2010 at 6:45 PM  

Look at you! That hat is adorable. Add to that those cookies...okay those are a must make. Thank you!

Kristyn Knits November 19, 2010 at 9:48 AM  

your hat design is soo cute!! I'm sure he'll wear it many, many times. and that recipe...have to write that one down to try. looks like the perfect car snack as we travel for thanksgiving.

Ally Johnston November 19, 2010 at 11:17 AM  

Love the colour of the hoody. Very sweet. The acorn hat is very cute as well.

stitching under oaks November 19, 2010 at 1:30 PM  

the hat is adorable....what a wonderful baby gift. And so neat that both of her children have special seasonal hats from you.

Renee November 23, 2010 at 8:15 AM  

adorable acorn hat!
mmmm, have to try your recipe, thanks for sharing!

Larissa November 29, 2010 at 8:53 AM  

This hat is fantastic! perfect for a baby boy. I am making those cookies today - i was just thinking about combining oatmeal cookies with pumpkin. Healthy, tasty and yummy - that's how we try to roll around here too. Hope your thanksgiving was wonderful!

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