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« on: February 08, 2011 09:58:38 AM »

This was inspired by Gandalf's hat in The Lord of the Rings. Our whole family has an obsession with those movies (and books). My daughter was so excited when I told her I was going to make the hat. Now that the hat is done I think my husband has laid claim to it haha. I had a little trouble with the brim. I'll admit I just got lazy towards the end because the whole thing is single crochet and I just wanted to be done with it lol. I finished it and the brim bugged me so bad I ripped it out and re did it. Now I'm much more happy with it  Grin LOL lesson learned just do it right the 1st time so you don't end up with double the work later Wink
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« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2011 10:07:29 AM »

It's an epic hat and your daughter looks very pleased.  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2011 10:13:08 AM »

It's an epic hat and your daughter looks very pleased.  Grin

awww Thank You!  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2011 10:27:36 AM »

You did a fantastic job!  Very Gandalphish!  I love it! 

My grandmother taught me how to crochet years ago and I am thinking of getting back into it.  My daughter (13) and my son (16) both knit and I love the portability of the yarn crafts.  I sew but ya can't take the machine with you.  lol
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« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2011 10:31:56 AM »

The hat is awesome and it looks like a lot of work! Congratulations!

If you ever feel like sharing the pattern, I would love to give it a try.

And it's true, she looks happy. You should take a picture with her doing the you-shall-not-pass pose. =o)
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« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2011 10:34:27 AM »

You did a fantastic job!  Very Gandalphish!  I love it! 

My grandmother taught me how to crochet years ago and I am thinking of getting back into it.  My daughter (13) and my son (16) both knit and I love the portability of the yarn crafts.  I sew but ya can't take the machine with you.  lol

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I don't knit my attention span won't last that long haha I admire people who do knit  Wink
I agree with you, yarn crafts are great for taking with you. Doctors appointments especially  Grin
The hat is awesome and it looks like a lot of work! Congratulations!

If you ever feel like sharing the pattern, I would love to give it a try.

And it's true, she looks happy. You should take a picture with her doing the you-shall-not-pass pose. =o)

Thanks! I should take a picture of her in that pose. Great Idea! I wonder if I could get her to do it though... lol
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« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2011 10:39:52 AM »

It's absolutely lovely. And looks great on your DD.
Did you work free hand or from a pattern?
Splendid crochet-man/womanship  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2011 10:43:52 AM »

It's absolutely lovely. And looks great on your DD.
Did you work free hand or from a pattern?
Splendid crochet-man/womanship  Smiley
Thanks! I made the pattern myself  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: February 08, 2011 11:34:44 AM »

That's an excellent wizard hat! Fantastic job!
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« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2011 12:08:35 PM »

That's an excellent wizard hat! Fantastic job!

Thanks!  Grin
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