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Little Jazz Baby, That's Me!

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December 13 2016
December 15 2016
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Little Jazz Baby, That's Me!
Olivia's Butterfly by Valerie Whitten
Hooks & yarn
5.5 mm (I)
Loops & Threads Impeccable Solids

This hat has been in my queue for a while; its time has come! ;o) The project name comes from Thoroughly Modern Millie, because the style of the hat reminds me of flappers and the Roaring 20’s.

I crocheted this in a “continuous round”-- a spiral-- instead of slip stitching to join and chaining up at the beginning of each round. Added one “even”/no-increase round. (And now I’m debating whether or not I should’ve added that round… It might have been deep enough without it.)

This was my first time using a J hook is years, I think, and it felt so weird at first! I’ve gotten used to a G or an H for worsted weight yarn, but I decided to try the recommended J, because I need this hat to fit a young child instead of a toddler. I ended up swapping down to a size I hook instead.

Works up very quickly. Could easily whip up more than one in a lazy afternoon. The only hard part is estimating the head size of the intended recipient…

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100% Acrylic
277 yards / 127 grams
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  • Originally queued: October 1, 2011
  • Project created: December 13, 2016
  • Finished: December 20, 2016
  • Updated: December 23, 2016
  • Progress updates: 2 updates