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Topic: Zelda fans will love this! **updated with link to pattern**  (Read 36833 times)
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« on: September 14, 2007 01:36:44 PM »

My boyfriend is a huge Zelda fan, and so I figured for his birthday I would design and knit a Link Hat and Triforce Scarf.  I've knitted/crocheted him quite a few hats, but he has always said once I feel more comfortable with it and can find a pattern he wants a hat like Link from Zelda....hopefully this was worth the wait of a few years.

I had to design the hat myself.  I searched and searched for hat patterns that were similar to Link's hat, but none of them seemed perfect.  I had the idea in my head of what I wanted and I wouldn't settle for anything different.  I'm really pleased with how it turned out, and I hope my boyfriend likes it too!

Link Hat

Triforce Scarf

Now you can see the pattern I designed for making these on my blog:  http://diyod.blogspot.com/2008/10/joshs-link-hat-and-triforce-scarf.html
I spent a good little bit of time trying to get this just right, so please do not make these items for sale.  Also, if you do make either of these, I would love to see pictures of your completed project.  This is my first time writting down a pattern, so if it doesn't make sense please let me know.  If you have any questions, don't hesitate to email me.
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« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2007 01:45:08 PM »

OMG! I am definitely going to have to crochet myself a triforce scarf.  Why did I not think of that myself!?

I would love to see an action shot of the hat, it looks just like Link's!

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« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2007 01:49:00 PM »

Awesome! I want to see an action shot of the hat too.
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2007 01:50:44 PM »

Once I give them to my boyfriend (which is still a month away), I will be sure to take some pictures of him all decked out with his new Zelda inspired gear.

I hope I can wait that long to give them to him, I'm pretty bad about giving presents early if I have them early.

Glad I could give you ideas for projects Smiley  I would love to see your crocheted version when you have it done!
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« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2007 02:08:37 PM »

OMG! So cool!

Did you by any chance write down the pattern? My boyfriend would just love a hat like that for Christmas!

« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2007 02:26:46 PM »

OMG! So cool!

Did you by any chance write down the pattern? My boyfriend would just love a hat like that for Christmas!

I have notes in one of my many knitting bags, but I haven't actually typed up any instructions.  I've been so busy working on Christmas presents (I'm making tons of things for people this year), I haven't had time to sit down and organize my notes I made while knitting the hat. 

Once I get some time I will try and type up some instructions for anyone interested.
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2007 03:52:57 PM »

Please post the pattern for the scarf! My natural geekiness is commanding me to make one NOW! It's awesome! (It really is, I never use this many exclamation signs!)

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« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2007 04:33:40 PM »

I love it!  Those turned out great!

I would also really appreciate if you could share your pattern.  I promised a very good friend I would try to make her a Zelda hat and scarf, but haven't started because I haven't found a hat pattern I like.  I'm not nearly confident enough to try it on my own, without a pattern as a guide.  Also, how did you do the colorwork for the scarf?  Did you knit it in or add it on top later?

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« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2007 04:39:38 PM »

I would love a hat like links! Your hat and scarf are very cool! Well done Cheesy I would also love a pattern when you get around to making it yay

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« Reply #9 on: September 14, 2007 05:22:58 PM »

Great job!!!
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