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« on: November 12, 2009 03:00:26 PM »





I was playing around with my Queen of Heart's Slouchy Hat Pattern http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=321695.msg3709741#msg3709741
and I noticed that it made a cool looking shape if you put it on top of your head.
So I decided to make a hat like that. You can pretty much turn any slouchy hat into one of these Smiley Just put it on top of your head and fold a flap over in the front, then take it off and sew the band to the inner part of the hat to make it stay together. Tada! This technique should work with my Star Slouchy Hat Pattern http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=321409.msg3705628#msg3705628 too.

Start at the Left and sew until the green mark on the Right.

*I named it Artist's Cap because it reminded me of those painters you see in the movies that are painting by a lake in the park LOL*

Artist's Cap
By: AprilDraven
for personal use only

H hook

Abbreviations:
Rnd: round
Sc: single crochet
Dc: double crochet
Fpdc: Front post double crochet
Bpdc: back post double crochet
Ss: slip stitch
FO: Fasten off


Work in the round
Rnd 1: 8 dc in a ring
Rnd 2: 1 dc in each dc around (16)
Rnd 3: *1 dc, 2 dc in next dc* rep from * to * around (24)
Rnd 4: *2 dc, 2 dc in next dc* rep from * to * around (32)
Rnd 5: *3 dc, 2 dc in next dc* rep from * to * around (40)
Rnd 6: *4 dc, 2 dc in next dc* rep from * to * around (48)
Rnd 7: *5 dc, 2 dc in next dc* rep from * to * around (56)
Rnd 8: *6 dc, 2 dc in next dc* rep from * to * around (64)
Rnd 9: *7 dc, 2 dc in next dc* rep from * to * around (72)
Rnd 10: *8 dc, 2 dc in next dc* rep from * to * around (80)
Rnd 11-15: dc in each dc around (5 rounds)
1 ss to join
Rnd 16: ch 1,*2 sc,sc2tog* rep from * to * around
Rnd 17 & 18: ch 2, *1 fpdc, 1 bpdc* rep from * to * around (2 rounds)

*Note: Remember that this is yarn so you will have to shape it when you are done. I haven't tried starching anything before but that might make it hold it's shape. A piece of plastic canvas on the inside might work too Smiley Just some ideas.
« Last Edit: November 12, 2009 06:59:59 PM by AprilDraven » THIS ROCKS   Logged
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« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2009 06:58:53 AM »

Very nice.  I'll have to go try this now... Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2009 07:23:00 AM »

Very nice.  I'll have to go try this now... Smiley
Thanks! It's not my best hat but I thought it was clever. My daughter loves it.
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