This past Sunday, my daughter and I stopped at Walmart for the sole purpose of looking at yarn. I knew I wanted to make a hat. I had found a pattern on Ravelry that I wanted to try. I grabbed some yarn and buttons, but then I came across some beautiful Unforgettable Yarn by Red Heart. It was just so pretty and so then and there, my plans changed.
Of course I didn’t put the other yarn and buttons back! They are just in my stash, waiting to be turned into cute hats! I wasn’t sure what I was going to make with this yarn. I bought the Candied colorway. I started one pattern, then ended up starting all over because I got frustrated with a simple rib pattern using a single crochet. I was actually increasing when I shouldn’t have been. Crazy me! Is it weird I can crochet better in the round than flat? I always forget which is my starting stitch… ugh.
I found this pattern on BHooked’s website. One of the my most fave things about her website
patterns is that she has videos plus written! So when I get stuck or if I want to follow along, I can watch the video. After learning the puff stitch again (I made my daughter a hat a couple of years ago using the stitch), I was off. This hat took me about 2 evenings to make. I love how the puff stitch looks with this yarn!
To top it off, I made a cute little pom pom on top. A special shout out to Timmy for letting me use his fingers to wrap the yarn around while making the pom pom. He’s such a good sport – so I made him some chocolate chip cookies last night too! I can’t wait to wear it to some football games this fall! Go Har-Ber! 😀
In other news – do ya’ll have any idea how hard it is to take a picture of a hat on top of your head? Ya’ll don’t even want to know how awkward it felt holding my phone to take these pictures and how many pictures I took just to get three semi good pictures to post! Next time I need an assistant!