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Saturday, November 22, 2014

3 Frozen Inspired Hats

Here they are . . . 
I have finally finished my 
Anna Braids hat 
to go along with the 
Elsa and Olaf hats I designed.

To be perfectly honest, 
I couldn't find the color I wanted 
for the hat that Anna wears, 
so I decided to make her hair and braids instead.

I finally found some "auburn hair" colored yarn
and away I went.


Available in my Ravelry Store for $1.00.


I'm happy with the outcome
of Anna's hair and braids.


Elsa Hat
Available in my Ravelry Store for $1.99
  

Olaf Hat
Available in my Ravelry Store for $1.99
  



If you would like to buy the hats individually,
click the link below each hat.




All 3 patterns are available in my Ravelry Store for $3.00
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

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Sale Time at The Fur~Babies Pattern Store




Every Crochet Pattern in my Ravelry Store is on sale with a 50% discount.

This sale will last from now through midnight, Dec 31.

I hope there are things there that you will like.

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
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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

Friday, September 19, 2014

Teenage Turtle Beanie


A new treasure for any child between the age of 0 and 99.
I not only love the ease of the pattern
I like the fact I can make any size under pre-teen
in one day, maybe two days
 if I have other things to do besides crochet.
(I hate those days, don't you?)

This is my toddler neighbor modeling his hat.

Isn't he cute . . . 
and, you can see, the hat goes well with crumbs on a chin :)

And then we have my neighbor, Mason.
He was my original teen model.
But I felt it was too big
so I frogged and started over.

When I was ready for the "remake" modeling
Mason was at football practice
so his sister, Cassie, volunteered.
I sure like this one better.

Oh, and the mask is attached to the hat
but it ties in the back . . . 
this way, if it is a little large,
it can be "tightened" up.

Oh, the hat Cassie is wearing
has a sc mask. 
In the pattern I give you the pattern for the 
toddler and Mason's mask
and the separate pattern for Cassie's sc mask.

The pattern is written
so it can adapt from a newborn
to an adult male.

Remember, if you need any pattern help,
I am always around . . . 
and the pattern includes my email just in case.

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This pattern is available for $1.00 in my Ravelry shop
If you would like to buy it, click the Buy Now button.
*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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