Selfless sewing is not something that happens a lot in my home. I like to sew what I like, when I like and my boyfriend can testify that even smaller repairs of his stuff cost him massive (chocolate or back rub) bribes and may take a long time still.
But when I tried to kill off my jersey leftover stash, there was a piece of jersey just the right size for a beanie. And he is recently on a beanie kick. And he made this cute puppy eyes
And I did it! It was made from the same jersey I used for my mum's shirt and my panties, but turned it inside out - somehow the boyfriend was not keen on wearing flowers on his head:
The beanie has no hem in front as it is essentially one long tube which is doubled. The back has two seams that form it to a square. Sewing the usual petal forms is fiddly and annoying - although my boyfriend already asked me to make the next one "more like the store bought one". If there is a next one. If...