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Hat in a Box

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Knitting
Type Accessory
Yarn Weight Worsted (10 ply)
Sizing Girls, Children, Infant / Baby, Boys
Style Mod, Traditional, Funky, Classic, Cute, Casual, Whimsical
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What needles did you use? US 7 / 4.5 mm / UK 7

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What materials did you use? Just LOOK at these cute boxes I found at a local thrift store! I squealed with delight. Little log boxes perfect for gift giving a hat for a boy. They were $2.00 each and in excellent shape. It is a paper mache box with these log like papers decoupaged on it. Just too cute and very well done. If you were so inclined, you could do this design right on a box with paint or markers. I would suspect a triangle box is hard to find, but you could do the same thing on a round box.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? It's all about the packaging! I get many invitations to baby showers, and often times the gift is one of my baby blankets. Sometimes, however, a smaller gift is required and this packaging makes a simple hat extra special! No gift bag for this one!

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