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Topic: NEVER AGAIN! The Hat that drove me a little insane!  (Read 4738 times)
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« on: December 31, 2011 07:06:30 AM »

A couple of months ago, a friend approached me with a picture of a crocheted Godzilla hat, that she found online. When I first laid eyes on it, my jaw dropped in disbelief that someone would put that much work into a hat. Of course I took up the challenge, eager to see how I could improve upon the design. Let me tell you guys, it WAS NOT easy. My version took about 1.5 months to complete, but mostly bc I had to plot and plan every detail and FROG a lot of it. Somethings were good in concept, but just didnt work, like a picot row accross the spikes, which didnt stand up. In the end, I was really happy with the results, and I've even resolved to write down the pattern. Thanks guys, C&C appreciated.












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« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2011 07:19:23 AM »

I LOVE it! LOVE it so much I want one!!!
Especially the front view with the teeth and you can see the eyes! Brilliant!
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« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2011 07:30:43 AM »

I think it was worth the frustration. It turned out amazing. The detail above the eyes is really awesome. Congratulations on making some fantastic improvements on the design, and pulling off a perfect Godzilla hat.
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« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2011 07:49:04 AM »

So awesome! You did an amazing job!! Congrats!!
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« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2011 09:55:28 AM »

This is brilliant!
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« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2011 10:05:26 AM »

OMG, this is fantastic! I hope you plan to post a pattern, I would love to make one. Are the spikes stuffed?
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« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2011 12:59:20 PM »

I was thinking about making a similar version based on a sewn hat my friend showed me, but now I'm totally intimidated!
If it's any consolation, I think you did a great job on this hat! I hope your friend really enjoys it. And hey, if you post the pattern it would really help me out too Wink lol. But seriously, I am in awe of your skills right now! Keep up the awesome work!!! Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: December 31, 2011 02:27:37 PM »

WOW....that's all I can say. That and I hope my daughter doesn't see this because she will demand one. ssssshhhhhhhhhhhh mum's the word
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« Reply #8 on: December 31, 2011 03:51:43 PM »

Can't wait for the pattern - this looks awesome!
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« Reply #9 on: December 31, 2011 05:53:48 PM »

OMG, this is fantastic! I hope you plan to post a pattern, I would love to make one. Are the spikes stuffed?
Yes, I stuffed the spike a little with poly-fill. And wow, thanx guys, you really know how to humble a crafterer, lol.
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« Reply #10 on: January 01, 2012 12:52:17 AM »

its so damm awesome *-*
I want the pattern so bad >.<
also, nice work there Cheesy
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« Reply #11 on: January 07, 2012 10:50:17 AM »

This is possibly the best hat I've ever seen. LOVE IT! Can't wait for the pattern!!!
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« Reply #12 on: January 07, 2012 12:52:47 PM »

That is flippin AWESOME!  I hope you wrote it all down.
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« Reply #13 on: January 12, 2012 03:56:34 PM »

This is insanely cool! I would be so proud to walk around in this. Everyone should click "this rocks"
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« Reply #14 on: February 20, 2012 02:23:09 PM »

GREAT!!! I want one!
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« Reply #15 on: February 20, 2012 05:25:18 PM »

You did an amazing job! It looks perfect to me  and I know my grandsons would want it.
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« Reply #16 on: February 25, 2012 11:31:49 AM »

Amazings! I think your version is better too because it has loads more detail
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« Reply #17 on: January 17, 2014 11:38:45 AM »

I love this!!  My son is a Godzilla fan.  Is there a pattern for this hat??
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« Reply #18 on: January 20, 2014 04:14:42 PM »

Way to take on the challenge!

Though it may have driven you nutty, the results are AMAZING! Grin   The eyes and tail detail are just plain fantastic...and it looks good on. 

Now, I'm off to ROCK! Cool
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