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gretelgrrl
« on: August 28, 2008 02:19:50 PM »

A friend asked me to make a hat for her sister and a matching baby hat for her sister's baby-to-be.  She wanted them to look like orange tabbies.  I didn't get a pic of the baby hat... will post that eventually.  For now, here is a picture of me modeling the mama hat. The baby hat is identical (well, smaller, but same stitch and border) with the addition of earflaps and ties that look like cat tails. Both are my own design (ie, improved)... but there are tons of cat hats out there in knit and crochet if you are looking for a good pattern.



The second item is a daisy scarf I made for a friend of mine that loves to wear warm oranges and yellows.  I used a daisy square pattern found here:  http://www.geocities.com/granniegroup/Delightful_Daisy.html?1002301595350 and just stitched them together and added a border.  I changed the daisy square pattern a little bit-- but that's mostly because I hate following directions. 



More info is on my blog... http://oneflewoverthecrochethook.blogspot.com/
thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2008 02:26:52 PM »

That hat is awesome!  I think I need one now... Smiley  It totally looks tabby-ish too!  Great job
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« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2008 03:48:13 PM »

Both the toque and the scarf are rad!!
What a great job!
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« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2008 05:14:01 PM »

Ooh I love that scarf! Its so cute!.. Now, what kind of yarn did u use for the tabby hat? I must have some! Lol
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« Reply #4 on: August 29, 2008 04:30:01 AM »

I just love beanies with animal ears!
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« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2008 11:54:28 AM »

I love the scarf, it's retro and shabby chic.
The hat is really fun-my DD would love it!
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« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2008 12:12:35 PM »

I love the vintage look of the daisy scarf. It looks like a great thrift store find or a family heirloom. And the hat is just freakin' adorable!
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« Reply #7 on: August 29, 2008 04:46:59 PM »

your friend will be so psyched to receive that scarf! Smiley its GORGEOUS!
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gretelgrrl
« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2008 07:41:05 AM »

Ooh I love that scarf! Its so cute!.. Now, what kind of yarn did u use for the tabby hat? I must have some! Lol

Thanks everyone for the great compliments!  I appreciate it!

The yarn is Vanna's Tangerine Mist.  They didn't carry it at any of the local stores, so I ordered it online.  It is perfect for an orange tabby.

I washed the items with fabric softener to make them all nice and silky (Vanna's yarn isn't super-soft).

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heini
« Reply #9 on: September 03, 2008 02:04:54 PM »

What a cute hat! I bet the mom and the baby will look adorable when they wear them. And the yarn you used seems to be perfect for that project.
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