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« on: October 19, 2008 04:52:44 PM »

So I'm in a hat making mode - and decided to make a gnomey type hat for the kiddles. I used the shape from my fave knit hat - a little pointy but not too pointy - and drafted a pattern.

First - please ignore the fact that it's white. I totally intend to dye it. It's a little too... ummm... suggestive in white. And I'm going to line it in fleece. But, I wanted some opinions before I finish it in case I decide to change the shape.

Also please ignore chocolate chip cookie lips. This was taken 5 mins prior to pre-bed face washing.

What do you think? Is this shape just all wrong? Should I ditch the corduroy and do a lighter weight cotton?

I was also considering appliqueing their initials or maybe embroidering their names across the front... silly?

Go ahead and say something negative, I can take it! Smiley

« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2008 06:37:47 PM »

I think it's cute. The corduroy is nice. Are you going to attach strings to tie in the front? It might be cute too if it came down on the neck more and buttoned under the chin.

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« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2008 07:09:01 PM »

Cute! So very glad to hear it won't be staying white, that could lead to some rather...horrible confrontation. Be wonderful in red, really gnome it up. Then he could be a red cap for halloween.

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« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2008 07:34:31 PM »

I like the shape, think it will even better when lined with fleece.
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« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2008 07:41:03 AM »

Very Cute Smiley I agree that it will look much better when lined with fleece, You could even make it reversible if you wanted. I also think adding some strings to hold it on would be a good job too:) It looks great, keep workin'! Smiley Do you have a pattern that you could share?Huh

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« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2008 07:52:41 AM »

I'm undecided on the strings - my experience with ties under the chin is that the kids find them and pull at them until they come undone, and then use them to yank the whole hat off. I like Munora's idea of having the flaps extend into a button - but I'm wondering if a thick strap would chafe more than ties... I guess I'll have to try it to find out.

GelinaJo - once I'm happy with the hat I might post a tute - but I'm not promising anything. Smiley

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