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« Reply #10 on: October 29, 2006 08:06:31 PM »

That is awesome, I've been wanting to make myself one of those and be the envy of all my geeky friends.  Grin

You did a great job, did you use the recommended yarn and needles? It looks like a different color.
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« Reply #11 on: October 29, 2006 08:08:21 PM »

i kept meaning to make one for halloween but kept procrastinating.  it looks smashin on you darling!!
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« Reply #12 on: October 29, 2006 10:10:32 PM »

I love it! I've seen the pattern and wanted to make it too! Yours looks great and I love that you made it Leia's hair color.
great job!
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« Reply #13 on: October 30, 2006 05:11:29 AM »

Thanks for all the support!  I didn't use the recommended yarn.  It was recommended to use Misti Alpaca Chunky, and it would require at least 2 skeins of it.  I have used that yarn before, and it is just so soft and wonderful, but I couldn't justify the investment for a costume item.  So, I got some craft store acrylic (worsted weight) and knitted with two strands as a sub.

Oh, and it's NOT too late if you're trying to make this for Halloween.  It seriously didn't take me long at all.
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« Reply #14 on: October 30, 2006 07:30:08 AM »

cool!
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« Reply #15 on: October 30, 2006 07:42:42 AM »

That's so cool-I think my daughter needs one for the snow!
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« Reply #16 on: October 30, 2006 08:34:54 AM »

Totally. Agree.

Wonderful Hat!
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« Reply #17 on: October 30, 2006 08:53:52 AM »

I saw that hat about a month ago online and hit my WIST button almost immediately! I think you picked a great color- the color she had chosen on her site I thought was a bit to dark for princess Leia but yours is right on. Great job!
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« Reply #18 on: October 30, 2006 10:30:09 AM »

Wow, that hat is awesome, and I bet from a distance it looks just like the real thing! This hat makes me wish I could knit, great job!
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« Reply #19 on: October 30, 2006 11:15:11 AM »

Love it!
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