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crochet earflap hat
Solid Shells Earflap Hat Crochet Pattern 189 by Posh Patterns
Crochet
our little one
newborn
Needle and yarn
5.0 mm (H)
5.5 mm (I)
210 yards, 1 skein
Malabrigo Yarn Worsted
0.5 skeins = 105.0 yards (96.0 meters), 50 grams
Blue
Malabrigo Yarn Worsted
0.5 skeins = 105.0 yards (96.0 meters), 50 grams
Blue
Notes

Bobby Blue -- newborn, size H hook
Indigo -- 3-6 months, size I hook

My first time crocheting something that actually has to fit! Usually I crochet afghans and the like. These were pretty fun to make -- very quick, and I enjoyed not having to switch to DPNs and fiddle around. They are worked top-down. Initially I made the little one in Bobby Blue, then began to fret because it looked so tiny! So I made another in a larger size with a larger hook. After blocking, the tiny one looks just right. Not a bad thing for “Ragnar” to have a larger hat for the winter, too, though.

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August 2013
August 2013
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About this yarn
Worsted
by Malabrigo Yarn
Aran / 10 ply
100% Merino
210 yards / 100 grams
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  • Originally queued: August 25, 2013
  • Project created: August 26, 2013
  • Finished: September 28, 2013
  • Updated: April 8, 2014