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Golf Academy

Added Sep 8, 2008

by ashchaser

Nashville, Tenne...






I don’t care much for golf, but boy do I love those little hats they wear. I found a pattern for this in a new(er) Stitch n’ Bitch book focused on guy’s patterns, and when I saw it I immediately knew that I would be teaching myself to crochet soon. Origionally I was supposed to make this for one of my good friends Jim, but coincidentally I got the wrong guage and it turned out too small for his head. Yet since I loved this hat so much, I gladly kept it for myself (which doesn’t happen often to the things I make).

Its made from about 8 pieces, and looks a little daunting when they aren’t yet sewn together. Once you get them pinned together, the hat takes form, and then all you have left to do is sew, make a brim, et voila!

Material Notes

-about 100 yds of a cotton or wool yarn that is a bit sturdy

-needle and lotsa thread

-thick piece of cardstock for brim
(I couldn’t find any that was
thick, so I ended up stitching a
few pieces together)






Jim- for finding the book, and not being suprised or disappointed when I decided

to keep it. (Don’t worry, I’m making another

specifically for his birthday)

Stitch n’ Bitch- for teaching me how to crochet from a book (which is no easy


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    Dec 10, 2008, 11.54 AMby mchats

    Good job! From one hat maker to another hat maker! Cheers Sue www.mchats.etsy.com

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    Oct 6, 2008, 12.09 AMby verypurpleperson

    love this! I really should start learn to knit

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    Sep 9, 2008, 03.29 AMby peps1

    love flat caps, and the badboy wool number of yours is a treat!

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    Sep 8, 2008, 05.45 PMby schickchick

    cute!! i love the bean picture too!

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    Sep 8, 2008, 04.09 PMby jeffrey

    that’s real nice.

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    Sep 8, 2008, 03.12 PMby lunatepetal

    i love those hats too! but it is hard to find the ones that fit nicely and look cute. hmmm, maybe i should make one as well :)

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