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I'm a lover of vintage times and simple elegance of another era. I'm waiting a while for my special little farmhouse. While I'm waiting, I'm making good use of my time creating lovlies with my crochet hook n thread or yarn, and baking and cooking from scratch for my family.

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Take your needle my child and
work at your pattern it will come out a
rose by and by. Life is like
stitch at a time taken patiently.

~Oliver Wendell Holmes 1867~

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Finished up the Cloche Hat...

Just in the nick of time,

 11 degrees this morning....Put on your woolie boolies!

I did crochet this with Caron Simply Soft, that is what I had on hand, it makes lovely garments, soft and shimmery. I need to fashion up the rose on it, and it will be ready to debut, just in time.
Since the pattern calls for chunky/bulky, I used two strands of the Caron Simply Soft, and I didn't have a 6 hook, but a 5.5. I crochet on the loose side with yarn, and the next one, maybe I'll go down a size hook/ or crochet 1 less row before the brim. 

 It will be a nice warm hat. 

The flower I have in the picture is one I fashioned up for something else. I really like the sparkling
accessory, it looks Vintage. I may use it on this hat. 

1 comment:

Charlotte Huffman said...

Cute hat! It's cold here but not that cold! Brrr! Stay warm!