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« on: August 10, 2010 02:23:25 PM »

Hello all.  a few weeks ago i watched the movie Speedy on TCM and i fell in love with the hat that the character Jane wears to Coney Island, seen here:

so i decided to try making a crocheted version for myself.

i didn't have a pattern, just the basic hat pattern in my head and winged the rest of it.  i'm very proud of how it turned out.   Smiley



this one shows the brim the best.

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aaand because it's summer and i have nothing else to do, i decided to make a silent movie of my own about my hat.  please click here:http://www.silent-film-music.com/multimedia/looney.mp3 before watching.   Cheesy
(it's a gif, not an actual movie, so you might have to watch once or twice to catch the whole thing since it doesn't have a play or pause button)


well, i really like my hat, and i hope some of you do too!   Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2010 02:27:19 PM »

Cute hat, great job! I really like the original, too. Your movie made me laugh!
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« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2010 02:39:33 PM »

Love the hat! It's so cute!!
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« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2010 03:46:54 PM »

I think your recreation is fantastic! You nailed it. It looks marvelous on you.

Your silent movie is awesome too Smiley.
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Nice movie. Cheesy Cute hat!
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« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2010 06:37:41 PM »

thanks everyone!   Grin
glad my movie brought some laughs.   Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2010 06:07:57 AM »

I love your interpretation of the hat. I was thinking of making on from felt sometime.... I love those 20's hats...
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« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2010 04:46:04 PM »

thanks!  i'd love to figure out how to make a few from fabric, but so far i've only mastered hats in crochet.   Cheesy 
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« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2010 07:19:07 PM »

Your hat is super cute!  And that's the best silent movie I've seen in a long time too.
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« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2010 09:02:03 AM »

thank you.   Smiley
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