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Topic: Hat and Crocodile Stitch Cuff from mystery yarn (3 pictures)  (Read 1001 times)
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« on: September 14, 2013 05:15:06 PM »

Whipped these up on a business trip during those very tired nights where I didn't have enough concentration to read my book but had just enough energy to want to keep my hands moving.

Both of these things were made with a g-hook, and what I think is a cotton/wool blend yarn based on how it feels. The hat was worked from the top down in half-double crochet and finished with (I think) 8 rows of single crochet. It can be worn as seen here like a ski hat, but I can also wear it pushed behind my ears so it just holds back my hair.

The cuff was made just so I could try out the crocodile stitch I'd seen around so much. The base row is actually crocheted around a hair tie I had, and then I built the stitches off of that. I ended with a few rounds of single crochet when I realized there was no way the hair tie could actually be used as a hair tie again with the stitching on it, so I decided to try and give it more of a flower look.






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« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2013 04:31:58 PM »

That crocodile stitch looks so great as a cuff!  Love it!
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« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2013 04:52:10 PM »

That crocodile stitch looks so great as a cuff!  Love it!


Thanks! It took a few tries, but once I got it, I really enjoyed it. It's a fun little stitch.
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« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2013 12:07:14 PM »

nice cozy hat & fab cuff! Grin
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