When Kym posted that she knit a Hamilton Ball from Lexicorp I knew immediately I had to knit this. It’s so fresh and fun and trendy. My experience with it was pretty awesome. The instructions are clear, the mini skein of yarn is just the right amount, and the Hamilton logo is perfection. It’s supposed to be a bit fiddly at the top but I have a set of very short size one needles that were perfect for this project and my gauge was a little looser than it should have been so those decreases weren’t so bad.
In fact, not only was it not so bad, it was charming enough that I ordered and knit two of them. One for me. One for Jo-Ann.
You see, Jo-Ann and I are going to see Hamilton together in New York City in March (cue the squeals of excitement) and I thought gifting her this ornament would be the perfect way to not only commemorate (in advance) our trip but to remember it as well.
I gave her the ornament last Thursday and on Friday I knit mine up (it’s very fast) and now it’s on my tree, making things look festive and pretty but also increasing my excitement about our trip and this show every time I see it.
I knit Alexander Hamilton
And there’s a million things I haven’t knit
But just you wait, just you wait
(sorry. I couldn’t resist.)