Armed with a picture of a hat that she liked, and that I thought I could replicate (or at least get pretty darn close) and a description of the type of yarn she wanted it to be made out of, I went shopping and then got to work.
Here's how it turned out:
|Baby Bear Hat by Cori 2012.|
|Baby Bear Hat will be modeled today by creepy naked baby doll.|
|Added feature: removable flower. Unisex hat for the win!|
Yarn: JoAnn Fabrics' Sensations Sumptuous in Sumptuous Brown (one skein) and Classic Elite Sprout in Yellow (one ball)
Hooks: US P (hat) and US H (flower)
Very quick work up here. I just made a basic beanie (switching from single crochet to double once I was done increasing and then finishing the last row with single crochet) and added ear flaps and ears. I sewed a button on to the back of the flower so that it can just be slipped on the hat by sticking the button through the stitches. All in all it was a fun little project and my friend seemed very happy with it, so I call that a win.
Now, time to get back to that blanket. Here's a sneak peek for you just to prove it does actually exist:
|I don't even drink coffee but this colorway is kind of giving me a craving.|
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