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Saturday, April 14, 2012

Bunting Bonnet

The Bunting Bonnet is a fanciful hat for all ages. The fluffy trim is comfy and warm. This hat is best when made with stripes using your stash yarn, but it is a bit of a blank canvas. Try different stripe combinations or use Noro and let your yarn do the work. This is a great hat for inspiring fairy feelings.

This hat is made as a long rectangle, which is folded in half and stitched up the back. Trim and ties are crocheted on afterwards and there is an elastic gather in the back for a comfortable fit. This hat has three sizes.

This is a 2-page PDF pattern. $4.00 USD
The pattern will be emailed to you within 24 hours of payment.

Skill Level: Rookie-Apprentice-Virtuoso-Genius

Skills: knit, purl, single crochet, basic sewing

Sizes: infant (child/adult), shown in adult

Finished Measurements: adult measures approx. 10.5" wide at top lying flat; fits approx. an 18 (20/22)" head

Yarn: worsted scraps in colours of your choice; plus super bulky novelty yarn for trim

Suggested Brand: 1 ball Noro Kureyon (100% wool; 101 m/110 yds per 50 g/1.76 oz): not shown; or medium weight stash yarn scraps

Plus 1 ball Patons Pooch (33 m/36 yds per 70 g/2.47 oz): shown in 65008 (ecru); or super bulky novelty yarn

Needles/Hook: 4 mm/US 6 straight or circular; 5 mm/US 8 straight or circular; 5 mm/US H-8 crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Other Materials: 8-10" of 5-10 mm waistband elastic; all-purpose thread; large tapestry needle; small pointy needle (to stitch through elastic)