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Topic: Steve Zissou hat for boyfriends with big heads (picture link and pattern)  (Read 1512 times)
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« on: December 29, 2006 07:41:05 PM »

My boyfriend BEGGED me for a hat like Bill Murray's and Owen Wilson... in Wes Anderson's "The Life Aquatic" so I came up with this look a like and it seems to be a pretty popular hat pattern on here. So I'll submit my version too. Here is the link:

Erik sees land off in the distance by a l e x a n d r a. k, on Flickr

Steve Zissou hat by a l e x a n d r a. k, on Flickr

Materials:
6.5 mm circular needles (mine is 16 in. from tip to tip) and dpns. for the end (same size)
Red Heart Super Saver Yarn in RED (I found this at Wal-Vegas)
yarn needle

CO 85 sts. --this pattern is specifically for this yarn! it is very stretchy and my boyfriend has a large melon
place marker at 1st st.

Knit 4, Purl 1 for ribbing for 7 1/2 inches or so --whatever looks right to you, you should make it long so that you have a flip up brim

after 7 1/2 in. k5, k2 tog, all the way around (stop ribbing after you get to 7 1/2 in. I swear that it will look fine)
k all
k4, k2tog, around
k all
k3 k2tog, around
k all
k2, k2tog, around
k all
k1, k2tog, around , k all, repeat until you have 6 sts. or so and change to dpns. when you need to. Cut yarn, leave a tail for pulling through stitches, and through the center, knot really good a couple of times and you've got your Team Zissou hat!!
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-Cougar1
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2006 09:13:46 AM »

Very nice hat...I like it.  Thanks for the pattern...I can use it for someone I know that has a larger size head.  ~Tricia
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« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2006 09:22:37 AM »

I've always loved that hat and your version looks great.
Are you going to add the stoplight colored buttons along the band? I've seen those buttons on a couple of versions of that hat.

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