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« on: June 06, 2008 01:48:10 AM »

I can't believe its so long since I last posted - seems life has just got in the way a bit lately! Anyways, this spring I made some reversible toddler bonnets for my DS and a friend's DD. I had quite a few people on another forum asking me for a pattern, so I just did a PDF pattern yesterday and posted it on my blog for anyone to download, along with instructions. Free for personal use of course  Grin

This is what they look like:







And the pattern can be downloaded from my blog post, where you will also find full instructions.
This should fit a size approx 2-4 years, but can be adapted fairly easily to other sizes  Smiley As it's too hot for a double layer bonnet right now, you could also just make it a single layer non reversible - simply finish the raw edges with bias binding.
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« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2008 02:09:00 AM »

They are adorable great work it is freezing here at the moment in the first few days of winter and i have wanted to make my littlies a bonnet/hood with bear ears for a while (yes i am a mean mummy), hope you dont mind if i use your pattern i will show u pics when i am done
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« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2008 02:19:12 AM »

Of course I don't mind - that's why I put it up, because I thought I'd share  Grin And yes, would love to see pics when you're done!  Grin Grin
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« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2008 06:09:08 AM »

My MY those are too cute!  And so is your son!  They remind me of those old aviator hats, or if a ruffle were added to the front - those old men babies from the Little Rascals -do you know what I am talking about?  My son is almost 13, so I think he just might be beyond these - lol.  But I just might try to make a single layer one from some old hankies with a ruffle for kicks.  Thanks for the pattern!

BTW, I love your floor!
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« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2008 09:09:49 AM »

So charming and practical. Thanks for the tute!

For summer, I can see a ruffly thing (or a French Foreign Legion flap) on the back of the neck for sun protection.

For winter, felted wool?
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« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2008 09:24:38 AM »

I like that it's not so frilly, so that little boys can wear it. I didn't even know such a thing existed. Great job.
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« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2008 10:06:12 PM »

oooh!  i love these!  i will def. have to try this pattern for my little man.  thanks for sharing  Grin
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« Reply #7 on: June 08, 2008 06:22:06 AM »

I am having problems with IE. Doesn't want to download the file. I really like the bonnet and would love to try my hand at making one.
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« Reply #8 on: June 08, 2008 05:33:48 PM »

This is awesome! I'm going to make one/some for my nephew closer to cold weather.

There does seem to be a problem with your file host though 'cause I'm running into trouble trying to download it.
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« Reply #9 on: June 10, 2008 02:37:06 PM »

Hmm, several people are having problems downloading... I havetried it and managed it fine both from work and at home. Grrr, the wonders of modern technology! Anyways, I'll be happy to email it to anyone who struggles to download - just PM me your email addy!  Grin
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