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Shark Hat for my nephew
November 2011
November 2011
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Shark Hat for my nephew
Shark Hat by Allison MacAlister
4-year-old Nephew
Needles & yarn
US 8 - 5.0 mm

This pattern is wonderful. My 4-year-old nephew absolutely loves sharks, and has been asking me to knit him a shark for the past year. I happened upon this shark hat pattern and knew it was perfect.

I knit this up in just a few days, blocked it slightly, and then left it laying around the house for weeks before I sewed his eyes on. :)

For the eyes, I used 2 different buttons - regular-sized black buttons and extra-large blue buttons. I thought about filling the top fin with fiberfill to make it always stand, but knowing 4-year-old boys, it wouldn’t have lasted long, so I just left it.

I used size 8 needles throughout the whole pattern. The hat fits me perfectly, and is just a tad loose on my nephew, but he’d prefer it that way. Great pattern!!

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November 2011
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  • Project created: January 4, 2012
  • Finished: January 4, 2012
  • Updated: January 30, 2012