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Boys Choo Choo Train Hat

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Category Crocheting
Type Accessory
Sizing Children
Style Whimsical, Casual
Britta on craftsy.com

What was your source for this crocheting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo P402 Boys Choo Choo Train Hat

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What materials did you use? Double Knitting weight yarn, crochet hook 5.0mm (US H)

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What are you most proud of? The uniquess of this design. I wanted this design to be very polished and look more like a knitted hat hence I decided to incorporate the train into the actual hat rather than use appliques. I am very pleased with the end result. The little puffs of smoke (made using some scraps of novelty yarn I had left over) really finish this hat off nicely. I am also very proud of my son for being such a good model :-)

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? This is not a beginner project! To make this hat you need to be a intermediate to advanced crocheter. To master this hat you will need to know how to work from a graph, change colour seamlessly AND carry yarn. This is not a quick project for in front of the telly. You will need to concentrate and count your stitches carefully. The end result of course will be well worth it!

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I'm a beginner and would love to join. Do you have easier hats?

10/01/2011 Flag

Yes, I have lots of hats including ones suitable for beginners in my etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/BBfromOz The required skill level, materials etc are always clearly stated in my listings. If you want any tips and/or help making your selections, just convo me and I will help you find something suitable to your level of skill. Britta.

10/29/2011 Flag

Britta, I think you are a very talented woman when it comes to your personal designs - I most likely will be ordering the two train hat patterns as soon as I figure out how to order - I have never ordered anything before so I will have to talk to my daughter to see if she will help me. Thank you for wonderful designs - Judy

05/31/2012 Flag

SO cute! Hard to find boy hats & esp ones of good design.. love this!

11/20/2013 Flag

Can't wait to make this for my Grandson!

07/29/2014 Flag