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« on: August 14, 2011 07:40:54 PM »

This is part of the package I sent to MayhapMurklins in the Pushing Daisies Swap. She has already received, so there are no spoilers! She mentioned in her questionnaire that she liked Olive's pie hat in the episode "Comfort Food." I loved the way that hat looked too, so I decided to try my hand at making one!



I made up the pattern as I went along. I used a silver colored wool blend for the pie tin, a golden brown cotton yarn for the crust, and a red alpaca blend for the filling.



I sewed the pie to a ribbon and elastic headband I made.



Detail shot! I don't know how well you can see it, but I knitted the filling with bobbles to give it more of a berry texture.



Here is how it looks when worn. Since the pie is just filled with stuffing, it is very lightweight!



Here's another angle!

I loved knitting this, and I'm so happy that my partner loves it too!
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« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2011 07:46:16 PM »

I love this! It's so cute!
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« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2011 07:48:55 PM »

This is so cute Grin. Your partner must be thrilled.
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« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2011 08:31:01 PM »

The "This ROCKS" button was made for projects like this Smiley. Awesome job!!
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« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2011 08:31:25 PM »

ahh! LOVE IT!
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« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2011 08:59:18 PM »

This is awesome! Nice job! The berries totally look like berries to me.  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: August 15, 2011 06:49:34 AM »

too cute Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: August 15, 2011 04:44:08 PM »

This rocks! Such an awesome hat/fascinator-type thing.  In fact, I kind of want to eat it because you did such a good job Wink
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« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2011 07:16:09 PM »

Thank you so much for the awesome comments, everyone! Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: August 17, 2011 06:22:07 AM »

Oh my gosh, this is too cute! I love this! (and I love and miss Pushing Daisies!)
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