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adaiha
« on: May 17, 2009 06:51:50 PM »

I used the "Soon Come" pattern from Get Your Crochet On: Hip Hats & Cool Caps.  The book has great instructions with clear photos which was a great help for a beginner like me.  I used a bulky wool blend yarn in several colors that I have had stashed for a few years.  The hat turned out too big (because of the bulky yarn) until I washed it with hot water for a cycle or two.  Now it is perfect! 

On to the pictures!

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I love it!
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courtn341
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2009 07:43:45 PM »

This is super cute. Love the yarn!
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imacuckoo
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2009 08:32:43 PM »

love it! beautiful colors.
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there's something wrong with me...i'm a cuckoo!
karen007
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2009 03:47:06 AM »

I love the way your cap turned out. I have been wanting to make one but not felted. I am wondering before I get the book with the pattern did your cap have that nice flat back to it before felting? All the caps I see like this are very round all the way around not like yours. I will have to purchase the book because we live very far from any libraries so I just want to make sure. Thank you
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adaiha
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2009 07:33:41 PM »

Thanks!  Smiley

I am wondering before I get the book with the pattern did your cap have that nice flat back to it before felting? All the caps I see like this are very round all the way around not like yours.


You know, it does look pretty rounded in that last photo, but when I put it on, the back sort of flattens out because of the way you attach the brim to the front.  It was just more floppy (and huge) before felting.  I plan to make another one of these soon but with the appropriate kind of yarn this time!  I'll have to let you see how it comes out.
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susieoregon
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2009 06:17:29 AM »

I really like this, you did a wonderful job.  I love the colors and I think it looks great felted.  I have a couple patterns from that book that I've been meaning to try, I think I will now!
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