Monday, 25 April 2016

No. 17 - Crochet Sun Hat for Leia

Friend is going to have a baby girl! She'll be half Hawaiian, so I thought a watery / surfy colourway with Hawaiian state flower (yellow Hibiscus) would suit. I like a dark brim for good shielding from sunny glare.

Made using DK 100% acrylic yarn (machine washable), 4mm hook.

Didn't follow any pattern for the hat, just winged it more or less to get the size and shape I had in mind.

For the yellow hibiscus I adapted a tropical flower pattern from Little Monkey's Crochet. I like the petal shapes, but used two different shades of red for the center, and didn't do further embroidery in the middle.

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