Thank you Mother Nature!

11 Apr

A few months ago in this post I promised I’d have Fred’s hat done before winter was over.  The Spring Solstice has come and gone, and the hat wasn’t finished. As I write this on April 10th, we’ve already received a blanket of new snow and 6 to 10 inches are expected tomorrow.  Winter drags on, but the hat is complete!


I used this pattern to create the hat.  Unlike most hats I have crocheted in the round, this was crocheted into one long rectangle.

orange hat rectangleI then joined the two sides with a hidden stitched.

IMG_8951After  creating the tube, you crocheted the top together to shape the beanie.

IMG_8963Aww the joys of   late night self photography? This was a relatively easy pattern using a half double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch and single crochet decrease, although you wouldn’t know it for how long it took me to complete this project!

IMG_8959And another view for you all. Too bad Fred wasn’t here to model for me!

Happy almost spring!

One Response to “Thank you Mother Nature!”

  1. Libby April 11, 2013 at 12:49 pm #

    It’s a very Fred color (and a nice, warm-looking hat).

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