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Topic: Half-pipe hat with BUTTONS!  (Read 4687 times)
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« on: October 29, 2008 12:10:37 PM »

So....I made the half-pipe hat for my best (girl) friend....and I covered it in buttons! She loved it...and I kind of wanted to keep it for myself once I'd finished it!

Slightly sucky picture, but hey, my skillz are knitting, not photography!

Pic from behind, a bit blurry but shows off the lovely turquoise button!

I made the brim from a few layers of cereal box cardboard glued together and then covered with sticky-back plastic. You have to shape it a little when you put it on, but other than that it looks pretty good.
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2008 12:16:40 PM »

I love your hat!!  the buttons just finish it off!! great job!

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« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2008 11:41:47 AM »

That's awesome - buttons make anything better. 
« Last Edit: November 08, 2008 11:42:44 AM by Jack-etteOfAllTrades » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2009 03:13:56 PM »

I just finished making this hat for my boyfriend!

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« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2009 01:20:18 PM »

i love the style of the hat!!! it reminds me of Radar's hat from M*A*S*H  Cheesy where did you find the pattern?

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« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2009 11:35:59 AM »

love this! beautifully done
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