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Cheriepea
« on: August 15, 2010 02:19:40 PM »

My boyfriend has his heart set on a hat that looks like The Tick's ( http://www.examiner.com/images/blog/wysiwyg/image/patrick-warburton-the-tick.jpg ) for this winter. Does anyone have any ideas about how to do the antennas so that they'll stay up? The best I can come up with is pipe cleaners. Would appreciate any help or ideas! Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2010 08:38:29 AM »

I embedded 22 gauge wire into a recent knit project and that seemed to work perfectly (and would probably be sturdier than pipe cleaners).  You can get it in the jewelry making section of any craft store.
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« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2010 01:42:28 PM »

Awesome. I didn't even think about scoping out the jewelry section. Thanks for reply.

Has anyone had any luck using wire hangers?
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« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2010 06:55:43 AM »

Awesome. I didn't even think about scoping out the jewelry section. Thanks for reply.

Has anyone had any luck using wire hangers?

I can barely make a wire hanger into a good shape for sock blockers, lol, so I definitely have a hard time working with them, but maybe someone else has?
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« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2014 11:02:51 AM »

I know this is a really old thread, but what pattern did you use for the hat??? My boyfriend wants one too and I'm still pretty new to knitting and would need a pattern to follow... I hope you still have it or remember it! Thank you!!
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« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2015 03:28:08 PM »

I would also like to know if you got a hat made like this,. and want to see how it turned out. 
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« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2015 04:57:25 AM »

As far as I can tell, there is no pattern, but you could make your own. Just make a ski mask  blue. The antennas would be a bit more difficult, I would probably shift to crochet to do the little coney things. and sew them together. Also, your going to want to find a way to keep the wire from poking into the head of the wearer. I hope that helps.
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