A Sarah hat for boys (I hope)
Added Jan 2, 2011
Tomorrow is the first day at work in the new year, and it’s cold in Brussels. So, on my last day of holiday, I decided to give the ‘Sarah hat’ project a go, instructions and pattern put together by esteemed BudaStyle member jackaroo :)
The pattern is rather straight forward, but nevertheless I managed to not understand the instructions :) I think that’s because there’s a lot of terminology use that I simply do not know. I should get a book that explains the basics.(what the hell is slipstitching, gathering, and so on).
So, from the band on, I abandoned the pattern and started freewheeling :)
I wanted to be able to wear it above my ears as a high standing model (default) but also to be able to pull it over my ears when they’re freezing off.
Because of the thickness of the fabric, it turned out a rather frustrating experience. But in the end, I like it, although I’m pretty sure that if I made it again it would be much better ;)
I also added the buckle that (for me) spells ‘I made this’ :)
It’s a very thick wooly thing. Warm, but frustrating when layers start piling up.
I didn’t put in any lining, because I look the ‘look’ of the inside, it gives it a very ‘honest’ look, like nothing’s hidden.