The Gigi Newsboy Crochet Hat
Isn’t it adorable.. errr, I mean … cool, hip happening, and oh so bohemian?
It is not a free pattern, but it is simple, quick and very flexible to re-size. Just go up or down a few crochet hook sizes or choose a different yarn, as I did, for my tiny peanut head. (You can read more about the specifics of this on my Ravelry page!).
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I used two strands of one of my favorite yarns, Lion’s virgin (aka with the lanolin still in it) Fisherman’s Yarn, in two different colors (see below) . This thing will be practically waterproof and just perfect for the forthcoming Autumn weather.
Hmmmmm. I wonder how one of these felted would look?!?
NOTE: I tell you what, I only buy this yarn when my local “big box” craft store has a coupon, as it retails for $12 a skein. With that weekly “40% one item” coupon that comes in the paper, it comes to about $7.20 per skein, plus taxes…. and the yardage is fantastic! BUT, on line, you can get it for $7.97 without a coupon, so you can get all of the yarn needed for a project and without having to wait weeks to get collect all you need. Not to mention the trips (gas) to use that weekly coupon… I think that the shipping would be worth it! Here are the colors I used