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« on: March 26, 2005 10:33:55 AM »

It's finished!  Cheesy
The first item I crocheted using a pattern. Found the pattern through this web site, but don't recall where.
It's a 1930s-inspired hat.
Took me a couple of weeks. I have a toddler, so I wasn't able to work on it very often. All told, probably took about 3-4 hours total time.
 Used the wrong size yarn, so I ended up making it much bigger than the pattern called for. Learned my lesson about not following directions!
The flower is crocheted separately, then attached. Worn low - comes almost to eyebrows in front, over ears (flower goes over one ear), and to hairline in back.
This hat looks so funny on me, because I have very short hair - it reminds me of a swim cap. Therefore, this hat will be given as a birthday gift to a friend with longer hair!

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« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2005 10:42:39 AM »

Very cute, I love the little flower detail!  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2005 12:06:21 PM »

It's awesome! Good job. It reminds me of the hat that Reese Witherspoon wears in Legally Blonde Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2005 12:11:09 PM »

I've seen that hat around here. I love it <333 You did a great job! Too bad it doesn't fit, but I'm sure your friend will love it  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2005 02:23:51 PM »

Awesome!! You *could* keep it, and then you'd have the least functional yet hottest swim cap ever.  Wink
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« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2005 02:55:51 PM »

that's super cute
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« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2005 09:44:47 AM »

absolutely adorable! I think it also looks like the one from legally blonde hehe.  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: March 27, 2005 01:02:39 PM »

Sooo cute!  I love those types of caps, great job.
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« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2005 09:38:28 PM »

My hair is about 5-6 inches long, and I looove wearing hats like that.  I know what you mean about the swim cap look, but still, I think it completes the '20s-'30s vibe.  So you should wear it!  (Or give me one  Cheesy)
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« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2005 12:30:04 PM »

Well, my hair is about 1-2 inches long; if it was 5-6 inches long like yours, I'd most definitely keep it!  Wink
The friend I'm giving it to has hair about your length, so I hope it will look as good on her as this type of hat looks on you.
Thanks a lot!
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