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« on: July 31, 2009 08:43:12 AM »

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My mother in law asked me to make a baby hat for a girl she works with who is having their first baby really soon.  they are sure it's a girl. 
I hope they are right or I'll be making another baby hat this weekend.


What do you think?

« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2009 08:47:51 AM »

That is really beautiful!! I'm sure they'll like it.
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2009 09:45:31 AM »

That's really beautiful. The embroidery and flowers are divine. I'm sure that will be well loved and used all the time. How did you get your stitching to look so neat?
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« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2009 10:21:03 AM »

That is one gorgeous little hat!
It will make the little girl (let's hope it IS a girl) look even more cute.

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« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2009 10:45:23 AM »

Beautiful! I love the flowers, such a sweet addition.

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« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2009 10:55:34 AM »

Too, too cute! Its adorable!
« Reply #6 on: July 31, 2009 03:22:40 PM »

Beautiful!  Great job all around, I love the flowers and embroidery Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2009 01:36:15 AM »

Too pretty! Would love a tut Roll Eyes! Have twins on the way to make gifts for

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« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2009 05:53:30 AM »

I don't have an official pattern made up but here's the gist

I started out with 6 sc in a magic circle and 2 strands of yarn on this hat.  
at about row 5 of increase rows I did a full row of sc then did another 2 or 3 increase rows and another sc row until I had the size around that I wanted.
then sc until you have the height you want.  then flare out the bottom with inc st followed by sc.   I don't recall how many rows I did for the brim of the hat.
after that I just made flowers, a braided band and embroidered the swirl.

sorry I don't have a better tut.  
I don't have the hat anymore so I can't have a closer look at it other than the couple pictures I took.  
I hope this post of foggy mental notes will be useful

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