Thursday 1 October 2015

Basket weave Newsboy hat

While seasons are changing, clothing will follow. The weather is still beautifull but at night temperatures go down to 2c.
My daughter started complaining about having cold ears while cycling in the morning.
Aha! A perfect reason to crochet a new winter hat, matching her new winter coat.

The pattern of this cute newsboy hat is designed by Ana Benson, it is a free pattern, you will find the pattern OVER HERE
The pattern comes in several sizes, from baby up to adult. I created the one for "child" 4 - 10 years.

I have to admit..... I pulled out my crochet work about 3 times.... and I just couldn't get the weave tocome out right. And since I had to make my daugther a hat, I decided not to be so fussy and accept a slightly different cable.

I kept reapeating row 11 from the pattern and it makes the weave reapeat itself instead of going over and under. Better luck next time ;)

Can't say I don't like the result though.
The yarn I used is from my own store
I used a special hat-yarn from last years season. But you could use any yarn you like of course.
By using a yarn that changes its structure, you add a funky touch to the hat.

Have fun creating your own!