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Topic: Another vintage style hat, now with a blocking tutorial!  (Read 3683 times)
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« on: August 08, 2011 09:12:40 AM »



I can't stop making vintage inspired hats! Another 30s/40s style, I designed this one using short rows that flare out the front while the back brim is flipped up.



Knit using two strands of worsted weight held together (Patons Classic Wool).



After a good blocking it was finished with a grosgrain ribbon twisted around to conform to the hat shape and a vintage clear button.

Update: I've posted a felting/blocking tutorial for this hat on my blog here: http://www.pieknits.com/blog/
« Last Edit: October 26, 2011 09:43:02 AM by pieknits - Reason: Added tutorial llink » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2011 09:37:47 AM »

This is simply gorgeous!
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« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2011 09:49:28 AM »

Beautiful, I want one!
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« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2011 09:50:23 AM »

Another beautiful hat! I love the color on this one Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2011 10:55:44 AM »

LOVE!
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« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2011 05:00:49 PM »

Love it!
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« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2011 04:32:53 PM »

OH MY GAHHHHHHH I LOVE THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This is amazing!!!!!!! I love it. As a fellow vintage lover, WOW!!!
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« Reply #7 on: August 20, 2011 07:04:07 AM »

Beautiful! I love vintage hats.
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« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2011 11:23:32 AM »

What an awesome vintage hat! I love the shape of it, and the trimmings really put it over the top of gorgeousness.
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Ginerbean
« Reply #9 on: August 29, 2011 03:52:02 PM »

HOLY CRAP. That is beautiful. You look like a model right out of a vintage magazine!
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