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Topic: My first crocheted hats- 2 super simple spirals :)  (Read 2184 times)
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« on: October 09, 2006 09:44:05 AM »

Yay!  My first post in the crochet board!  I never thought it would happen, even after watching my mother crochet throughout my childhood, since I just couldn't seem to get the hang of it (she gave up the hook years ago).  But this weekend, while resting up and awaiting the arrival of my due-any-day-now baby, I found my crochet hooks and yarn and made these two hats while attempting to make a hat for the new wee one.  Alas, I can't follow a pattern to save my life, so they ended up *quite* big- one fits me, and one fits my son's head.   Roll Eyes  There's always attempt #3!

So here they are, posted as encouragement to anyone who can do a Double Crochet stitch that you CAN make a hat that's one giant spiral, starting at the top of the head and ending up at the eyebrows:

Here's the front, where I sort of skipped every other stitch (don't know how to explain it... I'm a total newbie) to make the rim a little tighter for two rows:

And the back- you can see where the spiral ends:

And the "baby" hat turned "toddler" hat:

Thanks for looking!!  You have each been such a great inspiration to me!
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« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2006 01:10:39 AM »

So cute. I think you mean you were 'decreasing' on the last two rounds.

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« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2006 09:57:07 PM »

These were your first projects? Very impressive. My first was a scarf done in all single crochet that was an inch wider on one end than on the other. Bravo!
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« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2006 03:04:59 PM »

u know in the front how u skipped every other stich that is called a window stich (i'm only 10 and my grandma and my aunt call it that when they where teaching me how to crochet a couple weeks ago.)
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2006 09:28:54 AM »

Cool!  Thanks for the great comments!  Grin
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2006 05:08:01 PM »

This hat makes you not only a crocheter, but also a designer as well!  Nice job.

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« Reply #6 on: October 21, 2006 07:54:44 PM »

This hat makes you not only a crocheter, but also a designer as well!  Nice job.

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