Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Curious George Hat

I made this hat for my granddaughter’s Halloween costume. She is going to be ‘Dorge’ and though the patterns I found were really cute monkeys, they didn't really looked that much like a cartoon monkey. I took special care to keep George as much of a cartoon as possible, using black outlines, distinct shapes and simple embroidery. This hat is fun to make and will be loved by everyone!

Finished Size: Newborn thru Adult
10-page PDF instant download
American Crochet Terms
simple sewing and embroidery
alternate sizes are color-coded for ease of reading
over 20 pictures, along with detailed directions, to help walk you through the steps of assembling the face

Difficulty Rating: 

#4 weight yarn: Brown (150-250yds/135-230m), Tan (100- 150yds/90-135m) , Black and White (5yds/4.5m each), Crochet hooks in sizes: H/8 5.00mm (Hat shell) , G/6 4.00mm (Tan features) , C/2 2.75mm (baby A-C size eyes), D/3 3.25mm (baby D – kid B size eyes) , E/4 3.5mm (S – L adult eyes) ; Polyfil Stuffing , 4 stitch markers , 20+ straight pins , Tapestry Needle

Stitches Used: 
MC, Sk, Slst, Sc, Sc2tog, Hdc, Dc, Dc2tog, RS/WS, BLO, FO
Additional Stitches may be explained in the pattern

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