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I Love Crochet!

14 Apr

 

Yarn porn

Yarn porn (Photo credit: auntiem)

 

Anthro-Inspired Hat

 

 

http://idesignadventures.blogspot.com/2011/11/anthro-inspired-hat.html

 

This is my third attempt to post this properly….

 

I made this hat for a baby shower that we recently held at church.  I made three hats, but this was the show-stopper.  I used baby weight yarn.  I made the body white, I used a different flower pattern and made it in lilac, but then I sewed a button in the center of my simple, one-layer flower.  It was a glass button that shimmered with green, pink and blue tones.  I wish I was smart enough to take a picture of the hats I made.  I told you, I’m new at this!

 

The crocheter’s blog site is pasted next to the picture.  She saw this hat in an Anthropologie store and said it retailed around $50!  Since I stopped shopping at malls after the birth of my first child – I had four more after him – I buy my yarn at Wal-Mart and try to make snazzy things that look expensive!

 

I hope you try it.  It’s beautiful when done.

 

GBU

 

 

 

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8 responses to “I Love Crochet!

  1. J. G. Burdette

    April 20, 2012 at 8:53 am

    It looks great, I’ll have to give it a try.

    J. G. Burdette
    http://byhookorbypen.wordpress.com/

     
  2. 1st-time mom

    April 14, 2012 at 8:16 pm

    It’s lovely!

     
    • wdednh2

      April 14, 2012 at 9:27 pm

      Isn’t it? I think it looks better than the retailer’s!

       
  3. wdednh

    April 14, 2012 at 7:38 pm

    Reblogged this on YOU DECIDE and commented:
    I want one 😦

     
  4. loopyloo305

    April 14, 2012 at 7:08 pm

    Do you ever do socks? I used to knit but holding four needles just was a little more than I wanted to do!

     
    • wdednh2

      April 14, 2012 at 9:16 pm

      No, no socks because I’m so intimidated by them! My next conquest will be knitting!

       
  5. loopyloo305

    April 14, 2012 at 7:06 pm

    Beautiful!

     

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