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« on: May 05, 2008 10:08:08 PM »

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The acorn baby hat came about a few weeks ago, when I was procrastinating and decided to have a go at the Post Office Hat posted by myloveasdeep, here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=143420.0, which I'd been wanting to try forever.  I used an olive green yarn I had in my stash because I had most of a skein (bought it for one leaf for something else.) 

I must have got off on my counting, because I obviously ended up with a cone instead of a flat circle.  But I kept going because I thought, hey, this is kind of cute... like an acorn!  In that spirit, when I felt I had enough for the acorn body, I switched to a rust-colored yarn I had around for the puffs, to make the "hat" of the acorn. 

Anyway, I LOVE IT!!! and I couldn't be happier with the way it turned out Cheesy 

The picture above sans flash is a better representation of the colors, and then you can see the details a little bit in the second pic, with flash.
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« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2008 10:34:02 PM »

I love it! What a beautiful accident!

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« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2008 05:14:25 AM »

Aww.....I want one my size!

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« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2008 07:50:57 AM »

That is so clever! I think I might try that sometime too.
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2008 03:10:20 AM »

Be proud!  I love the way it came out.  I wouldn't mind one of these for myself.
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« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2008 06:46:28 AM »

That's going to look really cute when it's worn! Love how those ideas are born.

« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2009 09:11:36 AM »

How did you make the puffs? I've been trying to make an acorn hat for a couple of weeks and am having trouble following my pattern. Did you crochet a puff in each stitch? Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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« Reply #8 on: August 18, 2009 03:05:03 PM »

ME TOO ME TOO!!! I WANT ONE!!!   Cheesy  Do they come in adult size! Tongue jk...

This is so adorable. Especially since fall is coming up. I DO have to say that it totally reminds me of Acorn the dwarf (Warwick Davis) in The 10th Kingdom. He wears an acorn hat and this one bears a remarkable resemblance!

Great Job!
« Reply #9 on: August 29, 2009 12:28:43 PM »

Hey, I haven't been keeping up with Craftster as well since I'm back in school, but thanks you guys!  Amandasmile, I totally just added The 10th Kingdom to my netflix queue to watch because you mentioned it - I had never heard of it before, but I can't wait to see it!

klb13412, for the first row of puff stitches, I did one in every other single crochet, and I followed the instructions for The Post Office Hat by myloveasdeep for the stitch directions: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=143420.0
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