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Topic: Finally posting Christmas presents!!  (Read 1275 times)
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« on: January 19, 2008 03:54:08 PM »

I try to pick a theme for CHristmas gifts for all the little ones in my family. This year it was knitted hats! I think I started sometime in August and got everything finished up just in time for christmas! This was a super easy pattern and a very quick knit!

My adorable model!


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« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2008 04:01:21 PM »

Where did you get your pattern?  My son loves his earflap hat, but is fast growing out of it. I have been looking for a pattern so i can make him one for next year!
If you could, would you share your pattern secret Grin

"Heirloom" is  code for "This pattern is so difficult that you would consider death a relief.
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2008 04:08:18 PM »

Here is the link for the pattern it took me a while to find..I wanted the perfect hat! I think it looks better knit up then in the picture! 

Good luck, you'll have to post if/when you make one!!

So many projects so little time...pesky laundry!!
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2008 05:28:50 PM »

I love earflap hats!  Yours really do look better than the "model".  Did you change the pattern to fit a childs head?  Thanks for the pattern link.
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2008 05:48:06 PM »

I altered the pattern only by needle size and yarn type. I found size 7 and worsted weight worked good up to about 6 months. Size 8 and worsted fits up to 1 - 1 1/2 (depending on your childs head size..my son's head is ENORMOUS so I upped his by using size 9 needles) I just experimented mainly and tried different colors, and textures..it was kinda fun actually. I must confess though..I am in no hurry to make anymore any time soon!!

Happy Knitting!!

So many projects so little time...pesky laundry!!
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2008 06:31:02 AM »

I just love the hat with white and green. What yarn did you use?
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