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Roll Brim Hat – adult

December 9, 2012

The design of this roll brim hat is simple yet looks good on almost anyone, and the hat can be knit in a weekend. I’ve made so many of these hats I’ve lost count. You can vary the look greatly by using a variety of yarns. I’ve made them with solid colored yarns, handpainted, self striping, […]

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Knit Hippo Hat

January 15, 2012

My daughter saw a crocheted hippo hat on Etsy and asked me to make her a knit one. I looked at the photo and decided to plunge ahead. I had a basic idea of what was needed – knit an earflap beanie and add the hippo details of mouth, teeth, ears, eyes and the flower […]

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Baby Hats

December 8, 2011

I love to knit, and I love making baby hats because they are quick and easy and so much fun to make. At one point this summer, I made five hats in one month for my many pregnant friends and family members. This simple rolled brim baby hat can be made in several hours, and […]

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