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HermioneJ
« on: September 10, 2008 06:51:03 PM »

I made myself a hat - I'll be in Chicago in Sep/Oct and thought I'd make it to keep the chill off my head.
This is a free pattern from Kim - http://www.yarnabuse.com/the-kim-cloche/ and I made this in Patons Smoothie DK - a lovely acrylic with a wonderful sheen.  It took 1 ball and a little more, and 2 days of non-continuous knitting.
Very quick.

I changed the pattern a little.
1.  after the crown, I alternated rows of ktbl and k until the band
2.  did a picot edge for the brim - *yo, k2tog* repeat to the end

It's really cute and easy to do.

The look...


The coy look...


The brim and stitch


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loca4crafts
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2008 07:00:12 PM »

I love it, especially the edging.
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myklia
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2008 07:12:19 PM »

I really love your hat.  Super cute.
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blackberet
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2008 07:16:45 PM »

I love this, and that picot edging is supercute! It really looks good on you, too.

I have some stash yarn that might work for this--I might have to try to get it worked up some weekend soon...
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« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2008 08:19:54 PM »

very cute!
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« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2008 07:39:13 AM »

This is really cute! I like the edging and I may have to try this pattern out pretty soon...It's getting colder out my way! lol

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