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Topic: Whirling hat from a old washed wool sweater (with pattern)  (Read 34786 times)
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« on: March 22, 2009 01:41:53 PM »

A sweater was washed a littel to warm and since it was my favorite sweater I just couldn't throw it away. So after some dummies made of old t-shirts it turned out to a whirling hat that really have become my favorit. I even liked more than the sweater Wink


I added a flower with reflector fabric


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And here is the pattern (in Swedish and English) if any one would like to try to make one.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/36599668@N03/3378594086

Hope you like Cheesy
« Last Edit: March 22, 2009 11:10:24 PM by alvan » THIS ROCKS   Logged
BritishFaery
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2009 03:33:46 PM »

Wow!
Thats really cute how it all swirls down ! Smiley
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ScotSkipper402
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2009 05:14:33 PM »

Darling and clever! I just got a new overlock, and this is so on my list. A heavy tee shirt fabric would be cool for spring and summer. And I LOVE the flower.

Your English instructions are very clear. We'd say "fabric that doesn't fray"
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LunyLuna
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2009 09:53:43 AM »

that's super cute. great job Smiley
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amarok
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2009 01:08:46 AM »

i love this. thank you so much for the tute. and yay: you put on reflective tape just for the dark nights here in skandinavia Wink (i'm from finland myself) although the weather is definately brightening up Smiley
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julietalpha
« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2009 02:49:13 AM »

Ooh - what a gorgeous hat!  Very creative.  And I love the addition of the reflective material!  Nice work!
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So much to make, so little time!
Girl X
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2009 09:18:43 PM »

Thank you so much for posting this pattern.  I just printed it out and am eager to give it a try.  I hope mine turns out as cute as yours  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: March 27, 2009 10:54:36 PM »

Thank you every one!

Girl X I would love to see your result if you give it a try.
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katiejill
« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2009 05:02:43 AM »

This is such a fantastic reconstruction. I was chopping up a wool jumper the other day and made a scarf and was trying to figure out a matching beanie, so this has been really helpful. I love the flower detail as well  Smiley
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sandal43
« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2009 05:51:41 AM »

I love it.  You are so talented.  Thank you for the lovely pattern.
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