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frecklesinoureyes
« on: August 20, 2012 03:06:59 PM »

Hello everyone!

This hat kind of happened by accident - I was at Michael's shopping for yarn to crochet myself a new winter hat, and came across this beautiful burgundy yarn with little gold flecks in the bargain bin for $2.00! I couldn't not buy it, so I used it to crochet myself a new hat for fall instead! (Winter hat will still be in the works soon too!)



I used the Pretty Puff Slouchy Hat pattern: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=195823.0

I altered the pattern a bit though. I used this pattern once before, but the hat turned out way too tight in the end. I added two extra increase rows at the back of the hat, and did one less decrease row at the front of the hat. I also substituted a thick ribbed band at the front of the hat. (For anyone wondering, I did a bunch of rows of front post/back post double crochet. I alternated fp/bp every two stitches to make larger ribbing.)


This is the left side with the bow Smiley


This is the right side


This is the back


Here it is flat


Detail shot of the different stitches in the hat, and you can see the little gold flecks more here


Extra close up of the yarn Smiley

Thanks for looking!


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frogprincess
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2012 01:14:39 AM »

this is very pretty Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2012 09:38:50 AM »

this is very pretty Smiley

Thankyou Smiley I can't wait for the weather to get cooler so I can wear it!
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« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2012 05:53:58 AM »

I love it - especially the bow.  Someone needs to teach me how to crochet well enough to make hats and amazing projects like this one.  Sad

But it's so cute - thanks for sharing!!
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« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2012 08:55:15 AM »

I love it - especially the bow.  Someone needs to teach me how to crochet well enough to make hats and amazing projects like this one.  Sad

But it's so cute - thanks for sharing!!

Thanks! I love the bow too. When I first started making hats I went to YouTube and searched tutorials on there.. there are some great ones that show a close-up of the entire process so you can get the stitches/etc right Smiley I found that much easier than reading written instructions when I first started out!
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« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2012 12:49:26 PM »

ooh that is so pretty! I need to make this for my 5y/o and then for myself. Love it!
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« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2012 02:01:33 PM »

this is so pretty!  great yarn find.
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« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2012 02:37:10 PM »

ooh that is so pretty! I need to make this for my 5y/o and then for myself. Love it!

thanks!
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« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2012 02:37:38 PM »

this is so pretty!  great yarn find.

thankyou!
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« Reply #9 on: August 30, 2012 01:08:40 PM »

Thanks so much for the tip, freckles!!  YouTube is a great idea - I can't believe I never thought of that... *facepalm*
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