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Funky Reversible Hat

29 Apr

Funky Hat
Today’s Project: Funky Hat
Size: fits my head
Pattern By: Sherry Etheridge
Hook: H
Yarn: Worsted weight acrylic scraps, RHSS Amethyst
Pattern from: Ravelry

Notes: I put my big ball of tied together yarn scraps to good use and made myself a funky hat!! After I looked at it I thought it kind of reminded me of the African Bamileke Ashente Hat that ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons wears. I crocheted with the yarn ends away from me, and about halfway through it dawned on me that doing that made the funky side the wrong side of the piece. I ended up with a reversible hat. I wish I could say I’d planned to do that, but it was just a happy accident. I can wear the funky side out when I’m feeling whimsical and the “plain” side out when I’m not. Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don’t…

All in all I’m happy with how it turned out. I think I’ll make a scarf to match it now. The hat took about half the ball of yarn. I made the hat a little smaller than I usually do but it still fits me so that’s ok!

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Posted by on April 29, 2013 in Crochet, Garments

 

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6 responses to “Funky Reversible Hat

  1. Nice piece of work

    April 29, 2013 at 2:01 am

    I hope you are a novelist in your spare time — you have the most original way of thinking!!! This is amazing πŸ™‚ I love it ❀

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    • craftlyn

      April 29, 2013 at 3:14 am

      Some people would call my way of thinking “quirky”. Not that there’s anything wrong with that…

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  2. Yvonne

    April 29, 2013 at 7:24 am

    LOVE this!

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  3. marissafh

    April 29, 2013 at 12:21 pm

    Nice! then we don’t have to worry about weaving in ends on colour changes! Great idea!

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    • craftlyn

      April 29, 2013 at 12:30 pm

      Indeed! Someone has already joked to me that I forgot to weave in my ends. πŸ˜€

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