I was recently asked to make 7 hats with matching scarfs for a client who lives in Australia since they are entering their winter as we welcome spring. Out of those 7 hat/scarf combos, 2 hats/scarfs were for girls and the rest were for boys.
I wanted to make this little girls hat/scarf combo pretty and came across this unisex Brick Stitch Hat pattern by BobWilson123, and I thought would look wonderful in cream and different hues of purple. This hat is for a 12 year old girl and I wanted to make her something a little more grown up than the usual whimsical hats I make for children; grown up but girlie and pretty. When it came to making a matching scarf, I used the brick stitch pattern in the same colours and worked in rows instead of rounds (the hat was worked in rounds) and the pattern turned out pretty nice.
My kids are ALWAYS asking me to make some new Pokemon inspired item for them. Mummy, please make me a Pikachu hat or a Charmander doll. I need more Pokeballs in different colours. My friends want pokeballs too!! So when my eldest lost his scarf/cowl at school I decided to whip this up for him.
Note: This pattern has not been tested by anyone other than me as of yet. If you find any issues, please feel free to contact me and I will correct them.
Optional idea Sew a piece of polar fleece half an inch thinner than the measured height of your cowl to line the inside to make it warmer and to help keep out the wind!
With Christmas upon us, I wanted to make something for my boys to wear that was a little festive. The other day, I was watching them play so nicely with each other, they were pretending to be Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman… and that gave me an idea!! I decided to make them a reindeer hat (and a snowman hat too. The snowman hat pattern will be posted soon) complete with red nose! This is an easy double crochet hat that will fit a child between the age of 4-12.