A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, remember that you can always click the Modify button to edit the post and add additional information.
Total Members: 297,571
Currently Running With Scissors:
573 Guests and 34 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 5  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: How would you make this hat from Elizabethtown?  (Read 9736 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
GreenOrchid
« on: August 01, 2005 04:37:19 PM »

Hi,
I was admiring this hat while watching previews for the upcoming Elizabethtown starring Kirsten Dunst.  Would anyone here know of a similar pattern for a hat like this or have suggestions on how to make one?

http://www.elizabethtown.com/gallery.html

The red hat is the one I'm talking about.

Thanks.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
gollygeeitsamy
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2005 05:02:46 PM »

http://www.fruitychick.com/blog/patterns/Nora.pdf
thats kinda similiar...
but you could also try a beanie pattern but just make it loose fitting, my mom crocheted one and it looks similar to that one you posted.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
melidomi
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 1888
Joined: 28-Nov-2003

knit like the wind!


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2005 05:07:35 PM »

Hmmm, here's how I would attempt it:
1) measure head circumpherence
2) cast on tightly with a small needle just enough to fit your head.
3) join round and knit 1 or 2 rows in pattern of choice
4) switch to needle 1-3 sizes larger and knit a tube to desired length
5) cut yarn, thread through all stitches and cinch up tight and weave in end.

I'm not absolutely sure it would work (I'm especially not sure about the beginning).  I'm pretty sure that's how you'd finish it off.  the key is that you want the hat to be loose on your head, but snug at the brim (that's why I have you switch needle sizes).  

Good luck!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
geetargeek
Offline Offline

Posts: 135
Joined: 11-Oct-2003

Will knit for food.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2005 11:51:23 PM »

I'm looking for this hat too, I love it.  Has any one tried melodomi's suggestion?  Here are some more pics for different views:



Hmmm, maybe some increases are needed?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Look!  I'm on the internets!:
http://quetaknits.wordpress.com/ - My knit/crochet blog!
http://geetargeek.livejournal.com/ - Friends-only, so add me!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/geetargeek/ - eye candy!
http://www.ravelry.com/people/geetargeek - Ravelry!
jlcotton
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2005 03:01:55 PM »

Hmm, I think I'm going to try it using an increase. It also looks like it is in a ribbed pattern after the brim, maybe 5k then 5 alternating kp?

I'll let you guys know if I figure anything out!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
izatchu
Offline Offline

Posts: 45
Joined: 28-Jan-2004

Crafty like ice is cold!


View Profile
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2005 09:06:22 AM »

The more publicity that's coming out, the more close-up pictures I see of the hat. It's got some cabling up the sides (ungh) and a ribbed brim.  The official website doesn't have the close up, but it's a publicity shot of her and Orlando with their heads against each other. You can really tell what the hat looks like.  It kind of has a tam-o-shanter thing going on, but it doesn't seem all that poofy. hmm.  Best of luck. I'm not touching anything with cableing involved right now.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
krissykat
« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2005 09:58:26 AM »

A few rows of k1 p1 rib on relatively small needles would make the band nice and snug. Then switch to larger needles and do an inc row would make it nice and big after the ribbing. (If it would ruin the look of the hat, maybe you could fold the band so that it's inside the hat?)

This is probably useless. I'm just brainstorming here.

I made a hat last year that turned out a lot like that because it was too big, and I really wanted to wear it, so I just folded the band and sewed it. (Yeah, I know. Roll Eyes) But I'm sure there's a proper knitting way to get that effect.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

*MySpace*My Wists*My Knitting/Crafting Blog*My Etsy* Watch for updates!
MorbidlyCute on Ravelry.com
karissabissa
« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2005 10:02:38 AM »

Oooo...that hat is so cute!  Good luck figuring out the pattern!
-K
THIS ROCKS   Logged
ambrrdawn
« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2005 08:29:21 PM »

http://www.camillavalleyfarm.com/knit/lopi.htm

There is a remarkably similar looking hat on the cover of Lopi Pattern book #24. A little chunkier, but it might give you some ideas. Go to this website and scroll down a bit to see the pattern book.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart. ~Confucius

My knitting blog:
http://hugsandstitches.blogspirit.com/
Nuno930
« Reply #9 on: October 07, 2005 02:47:29 PM »

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0368709/

Ok if you look to the right there is an ad for the movie.  If you go to photos and click #7 there is a great shot of the hat.  Sorry... that is the best way I fould find to get you to the picture  Undecided

THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 5  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Cook Potstickers
How to Make a Pork Stir-Fry
How to Make a Smoked Salmon Roll
Chicken Curry Stew Recipe
Chinese-Style Boiled Chicken Recipe
Latest Blog Articles
Are You Ready For Some Football?
Meatless Monday: Banana Pudding
@Home This Weekend: Seed Packet Gifts

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.