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In which I finish a hat just as the weather turns warm
I have finished another project. This time it's a slouchy hat. To be honest, I would never have attempted the pattern based on the photos posted with the pattern, but someone on Ravelry had done it in a chunky tweed effect and added a flower. As I had some blue Marble Chunky to use up, I decided to copy what she did.

Blue crochet slouchy hat

I didn't do as many increases or as many rows as the pattern says because of using different yarn and hook size, but I'm very pleased with the results. It actually looks good on me! If I sound surprised, it's because it's not easy to find hats that suit me.

Blue crochet slouchy hat

The pattern is available free here. The flower was from Crochetgeek, also on Ravelry and available here on the Crochet Geek blog.

I was planning on wearing the new hat for our visit to London later this week, but the weather (which has never dropped below freezing all winter) has just turned even warmer, so my poor hat may not get an outing until next winter. Though having said that, March can be very cold and windy, so we will see. :)

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cmcmck From: cmcmck Date: February 24th, 2014 05:49 pm (UTC) (Link)
That works well on you! :o)

Nice colour too although being a blue freak, I would say that.
la_marquise_de_ From: la_marquise_de_ Date: February 24th, 2014 06:21 pm (UTC) (Link)
That is lovely, and it really suits you.
mevennen From: mevennen Date: February 24th, 2014 08:18 pm (UTC) (Link)
Great stuff, I have no aptitude for knitting, but I like it.
elsewhereangel From: elsewhereangel Date: February 24th, 2014 08:54 pm (UTC) (Link)
When I saw the top pic I was highly suspicious that the hat in it would work on anyone - but it really does! Glad you posted!
veronica_milvus From: veronica_milvus Date: February 24th, 2014 10:53 pm (UTC) (Link)
Cute! It looks really good.
kaishin108 From: kaishin108 Date: February 25th, 2014 01:12 am (UTC) (Link)
That is a very cute hat, and you wear that color well. I cannot wear that color...

karinfromnosund From: karinfromnosund Date: February 25th, 2014 09:09 am (UTC) (Link)
Oh, I wish I could crotchet....

It's lovely, especially on you!
peadarog From: peadarog Date: February 25th, 2014 09:31 am (UTC) (Link)
Nice!
heatherp8 From: heatherp8 Date: February 28th, 2014 02:28 am (UTC) (Link)
you are so talented
and that hat is too cute
birdsedge From: birdsedge Date: March 1st, 2014 12:04 am (UTC) (Link)
Catching up late, but that's lovely! Is it the James Brett Marble Chunky? I love that. I made a loosely crocheted purple one out of Marble Chunky - kind of halfway between a hat and a hairnet. It won't keep me dry but it will stop my hair blowing about in a brisk wind! :-)
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