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1  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Hats, con earflaps!! on: January 16, 2009 02:18:31 PM
Not a problem!! I'm excited to see your hats too!! This pattern is awesome, and super speedy!!! You'll love it!
2  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: I Love Musicals Swap on: January 16, 2009 09:35:16 AM
Yay!! I am soooo stinkin' excited!!!!
3  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Hats, con earflaps!! on: January 09, 2009 08:50:19 AM
Whoops! I thought I had posted the pattern. I got it from the Lion Brand website. It's caleld Aaron's Hat Trick #5 (there are 6 variations to the pattern.) Here is the one I used http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/70095A.html?noImages= . It doesn't look like it will have a point, but I promise it will Smiley

stitchqueen-- Yes, I used 2 stranded throughout (instead of one strand of Jiffy, which the pattern calls for). I have a few more to post up, in which I used a cream "base yarn," instead of black. They have a softer look, and are a bit smaller, as i think the cream yarn is a tad thinner than the black. Also, the model is my sister, and I will tell her Smiley She is usually more than glad to model for me (all of the kids in my family are suckers for attention), and she asked if/when I sell them, she can be my accountant. I think she just wants a share of the moolah.

v3nu5--In the pattern, the first round is 6 sc. Then in the second round, you increase (work 2 sc) in every other stitch, instead of every stitch, as you would for a regular, beanie style hat. As for the pattern you posted a link to, I would try maybe not increasing as many times each round as you would in any other hat. Does that make sense?
4  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Hats, con earflaps!! on: January 01, 2009 11:59:43 PM
Here are some hats that I've made this week(ish). Constructive criticism and suggestions would be greatly appreciated!!!  Grin






5  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Re: How much do felted projects shrink? on: December 10, 2008 10:32:37 AM
That definitely makes sense! Thank you!!
6  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / How much do felted projects shrink? on: December 09, 2008 07:00:48 PM
I'm participating in a non-craftser slipper swap, and my partner requested felted slippers (her barn floor gets really cold). As I am a bit of a newb to felting, I have close to no idea what i'm doing. How much do felted projects shrink? Oh, and I'm working with Lion Brand's Lion wool. Just a little FYI. Wink Thank you soo much for your help!!!
7  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: It started with a chair... JUNO TOTE! on: November 10, 2008 08:35:32 AM
can i be adopted into this family?? Because this is sooo freakign RAD!
8  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Re: Twilight again!! on: November 10, 2008 08:31:24 AM
YES PLEASE! I missed the last one just barely, so i would LOVE to do this!!!
9  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Felt Monsters (my first post!) on: November 04, 2008 12:09:13 PM
I love these!!!
10  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Yip Yip Martian INVASION!!!! on: November 04, 2008 08:31:48 AM
GENIUS!! I love it!
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