fo: suede baby cap

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I forgot to share photos of this when it had been knit.

The pattern is the Suede Baby Hat by Vickie Howell, I got the free pattern from DIY Online.

Yarn: Berocco Suede (beige) and Lionbrand Homespun (white)

Needle: 4.5mm

Dates: July 6-10 2008

Modifications: Whoo boy.  I don’t even know that I can consider that I knit the same pattern.  I converted it to be in the round ‘cus I didn’t feel like seaming.  I changed needle size from the pattern as a Ravelry search led me to believe it would turn out too large.  I wrote the pattern for the lining because the Homespun is so much thicker than the Suede, had I followed the same diretions the lining would have been larger than the hat itself.  The same thing goes for the ear flaps and the faux front flap.  I also worked all the flaps attached instead of sewing them on later, and worked icord instead of garter strips for ties.  But other than that, it was the same pattern.  🙂

My Ravelry project link is here, as well as in the 2008 finished projects gallery under “projects”, above.

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Author: Jennifer Lori

maker, baker, cake decorator, mother, wife, partner, friend, gamer, reader, nerd, dork, geek, nail polish addict (not necessarily in order of importance)

3 thoughts on “fo: suede baby cap

  1. Wow, that turned out so cute! I like your changes. I will have to check if this can be made in a larger size since I need some easy holiday gifts for little boys (we have two Godsons).

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  2. So cute!! Did you knit the matching Ugg booties? It’s hard to find cute hats for boys so this would be great!

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  3. Wow, such a great job! Don’t you just hate it when the weather turns so suddenly, and you suddenly have to knit 4 hats in 2 days?

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