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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Elsa-lke Hat

Elsa is finished and the pattern is written.

I am just SO HAPPY with the end result.






As you can tell, I made a VERY LONG braid.
I wasn't sure how long of a braid to make
so I figured
Momma could trim the braid to size for Miss E.




If you need any help on this pattern,
my email is written in the footer of each page.



This pattern is available in my Ravelry Store for 1.99
Just click on the link below.
 
All proceeds from this pattern will be donated 
to a no-kill animal shelter in Western New York 
or one my home state of Indiana. 
The Fur~Babies and I thank you for your purchase

Olaf-ish Hat

This guy slowed me down . . . I needed pipe cleaners for his "twig hair." I thought I would have to buy them at the store . . . even though I knew, at one time, I had them in my basket by the sofa. I finally found one in the basket and miraculously that was all I needed.



I'm not real pleased with his "buck tooth" placement. But, once I looked at him with his eyes, eye brows and hair on, I liked it . . . he so makes me laugh each and every time I see him!




I hope you like his as much as I do:)




This pattern is available in my Ravelry Store for 1.99
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All proceeds from this pattern will be donated 
to a no-kill animal shelter in Western New York 
or one my home state of Indiana. 
The Fur~Babies and I thank you for your purchase

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Start of Olaf Hat and a Finished Elsa-like Hat

My niece, "L", suggested I make hats for the characters in frozen for my great niece "E", who is "L's" niece . . . still with me :)

I haven't watched the movie, but is there any person out there who hasn't  seen pictures of the characters?

I started on Olaf . . . he makes me laugh. I would have gotten him finished but I couldn't find the black yarn I was using.

Not sure about the "buck tooth." But I didn't want the edge of the hat going into the forehead of "E." So I guess she has a goofy hat for a goofy character.

Then yesterday, I started an Elsa hat. Somewhere I saw a picture of an Elsa hat where the yarn for the braid was "woven" through the hair (edge of the hat) to the place of the braid.  I didn't like the way the braid laid, but I liked the idea. 

So, my readers, here is the end result.

I know the braid is L*O*N*G ! ! ! ! !
(I used 62" pieces of yarn.)
I wanted to make sure it was
log enough to look "Elsa-ish"
and figured E's momma could trim it to size.


I'm happy with the way the
"peaks" of the "crown" came out.
Those of you who crochet
know that these "peaks"
can come out,
almost,
slanted if you aren't lucky.
So I was lucky this time.


Hopefully, in the photo above,
or below,
you can see how I added the "braids."
I did a *sc, ch 1, sk 1"
so the braid yarn could fit in the ch sp.


The bottom of the braid looks rather rough.
but in person, it is smooth.

When I finally finish Olaf, and make an Anna hat, I will have patterns ready and they will be free . . .mainly because they were all so easy to make and I hope it will give more women the chance to make them for their kids for Christmas.


Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Christmas Owl Hat

This is the 1st Christmas Hat for Miss E this year.
As a matter of fact, after making her hats
for the last 2 Christmas'
it is rather hard to come up with new patterns.


I LOVE these sleepy eyes.
The ear tufts have these bells attached to them.



This pattern is available in my Ravelry Store for 1.99
Just click on the link below.

All proceeds from this pattern will be donated 
to a no-kill animal shelter in Western New York 
or one my home state of Indiana. 
The Fur~Babies and I thank you for your purchase

Monday, October 6, 2014

Medieval-ish Hood with Ruffle

Not sure is Medieval-sh as an acceptable word
but, then again, where do sportscaster get off using "physicality?"
However, when I saw the picture of this
I immediately thought
of the headpiece a knight
wears under his armor.


This is a winter hat 
made using Lion Brand Homespun
in the color "Mimosa."





You can barely see the buttons.
I fund them at JoAnne's today.
 wanted something that would blend in . . . 
looks like I accomplished it.
They are actually a clear,
iridescent pint hearts.





This pattern is available in my Ravelry Store for FREE
Just click on the link below.



All proceeds from this pattern will be donated 
to a no-kill animal shelter in Western New York 
or one my home state of Indiana. 
The Fur~Babies and I thank you for your purchase

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