Lil' Cowboy

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    Pattern: Child's Cowboy Hat. Very easy, quick and fun.
    Yarn: Samos Novita, colorway 300, 50% cotton and 50% acryl, kindly donated by my Secret Pal. I like it a lot -- it is very soft, slightly flexible, not splitty at all. I wish we had it in our Dutch yarn stores, but apparently it's a typically Finnish yarn brand...
    Hook: 5mm, aluminium.
    Modification: I added a row of slip stitches to the upper border of the hat, to make the top concave rather than convex (looks more cowboy-ish).
    Still want to add: an applique felt star for my little sheriff; a decorative but simple ribbon and another ribbon to tie the hat to my playful boy's head :-)

    It looks great on the recipient -- who is, at this moment, taking his afternoon nap. Thank you, Secret Pal, and I hope you like the way I used the yarn you sent me :-)

    Green Kitchen, esmecat, flymissy, and 8 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. flymissy 98 months ago | reply

      Oh lordy, thanks for the link - I'm definitely going to make this for mine when she's bigger! It looks fantastic and you're so neat and tidy too. I like the slip stitch detail, you were right to add that. Why don't you crochet the star in gold 'goldfingering' for added authenticity? ;-))

    2. sylvchezplum 97 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the link as well, Wow, it looks so cool !

      I need to make one, it'll probably fit at least one of the girls !

      And great idea for the star.. ;-)

    3. bentemiltenburg [deleted] 81 months ago | reply

      Mintgroen & cowboys: what's not to like? :-)

    4. Gma of triplets 76 months ago | reply

      I would love to have the cowboy hat pattern, I have been searching for days for a baby cowboy hat pattern as of yet have not found one, and this one is beautiful

    5. flymissy 76 months ago | reply

      hey gma - try here: www.ravelry.com/patterns/search?query=cowboy hat You should join Ravelry, it's very useful : )

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