Eggstraordinary Easter Hat by Cylinda D. Mathews

Eggstraordinary Easter Hat

Crochet
March 2010
Thread ?
2 rnds = ½” T
1.5 mm
325 - 350 yards (297 - 320 m)
14 ½” dia
US
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Encircled with miniature pastel crocheted eggs, this crochet hat is perfect for Easter decorating! Miniature eggs surround the crown and brim giving way to petite and delicate pineapples accented with dainty flowers and then trimmed with ribbon bows!

Materials:
• 1 Lg ball (400 yds) 100% cotton thread, size 10 (white or MC)
• Sm amt 100% cotton thread, size 10 (CC – pastels in 4 colors)
Model uses mint green, maize, blue, pink
• Steel crochet hook size 8 USA (1.50 mm)

Molding Materials:
• Commercial fabric stiffener
• Plastic wrap
• Styrofoam ball (5” dia) cut in half
• Rust proof pins
• Cardboard box, Styrofoam form, ironing board, or preferred work surface

Finishing Materials:
• Tapestry needle (for ends)
• Glue gun/glue
• 1-yd (5/8” W) ribbon

Skill Level: Intermediate