Friday, 13 January 2012

Fo Friday - Pretty purple hat

I promise this will be the last hat I show for a long little while (I do love hats!) This one was another Christmas present, this time for my lovely wee niece Eva. I wanted it to be purple as I just loved this yarn and I thought a pretty white flower would look really good with the purple. What do you think?





I was also really pleased with how the top of the hat came out, believe it or not it was a mistake, I had been working on the hat late at night to get it finished and didn't read the pattern correctly and this is what happened

The only problem is I don't think I'll be able to recreate it as I have no idea what I did, oh well Miss Eva has an Auntie Sam original!

Well I'm off to check out Tami's blog and see other Fo's!
I will also be linking this post with the following parties:
Friday - Creative Friday
             Fiber Arts Friday
Saturday - Weekend Wrapup
                Weekend Blog Hop
                Show and Tell Saturday
                Lovely Crafty Weekend
                Link Your Stuff
                Strut Your Stuff
Sunday - Strut Your Stuff
               Sunday Showcase Party
               Think Pink
               Homemaker on a dime
               Linky Party Sunday
               Say Hi Sunday
               The Sundae Hop
Monday - Motivate Me
                Craft
                Inspire Me
                I made it
                Handmade Monday
Tuesday - Tuesday Timeout
                Topsy Turvy Tuesday
                One Project at a Time
                Handmade Tuesday
                Too Cute Tuesday

18 comments:

  1. Very nice! The white flower on the dark purple really pops.

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  2. Very cute hat, I love the top - shame you don't know what you did! The flower sets it all off perfectly :)

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  3. It has given it a very cute look, though I hate it when you pull something good off even though you dont know how you managed it :)

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  4. Very cute and yes the flower looks great

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  5. Oh I love the color of that yarn. What's the brand?

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  6. What a great hat. I bet your niece just loves it!

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  7. great colors! love the hat, so cute :o)

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  8. Cute little hat!
    And I'm sure you'll wip up a pair of selbu mittens if you give it a try. Stranded knitting isn't so hard as it looks :)

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  9. The hat is awesome! To bad you have no idea how you did that.

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  10. I love it! perfect for a little girl =)

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  11. Hooray for happy accidents---I looove the top of the hat, it looks like a flower! The hat is just all-around lovely, the colour is perfect and the white flower is darling.

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  12. Love the flower! And purple...my favorite.

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  13. I love the purple. The little flower is a super great touch too. I agree, it's frustrating when you do something but can't remember how you did it for the next time. Truly custom made.

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  14. love this! it turned out great! Thanks for linking up to the Tuesday Talent Show! I hope to see you again next week!
    -Nikki
    Chef in Training
    http://www.chef-in-training.com

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