Something about winter (the cold obviously!) makes the crafter in me yearn to pull out my yarn and make something… Today, it’s these crochet caps.
I haven’t really shared any yarn projects here on my blog, have I? Its not because I dont knit or crochet- I love knitting!!! I have been knitting since I was in school. I just have this tendency of not sticking with a project till the end. I have a box full of unfinished yarn projects. There is this one sweater that I started two years ago for the older girl, which would fit the younger one atleast if I completed it now. Its on my to do list. No 1 on my to do list.
I taught myself crochet after I got married- because I wanted to make beanies/caps for winter.The pattern I used for this one came from the Stitch n Bitch book. I found the pattern online for you here. This was supposed to be a beanie for my hubby. But I clearly got my gauge (size) wrong, coz it is teenie tiny. The girls found it the other day, and viola it fit the baby!
To make it pretty, as in fit a for little girl, I added a huge flower. The best part, is that I have a bunch of flowers my mom made last time she stayed here, and we just picked the ones we loved! It was a huge event for the girls- choosing which flowers and which buttons they wanted on their respective caps 🙂
The flower has a simple circle on top but the green flower beneath can be made like this. I have pinned a lot more Free crochet flower patterns onto my yarnLOVE board on pinterest today. So much eye candy!
And here is another cap repurposed to fit my older girl,
I just added the three tiered circle flower with a few buttons onto the cap. I also gave it a pink edge, to pull all the colors together.
I totally love how these caps turned out!!! And they fit right into my new year resolution of make more, buy less.
Linking this to The Train to Crazy’ Make it wear it Thursday
PS: Miss Owens, how is your knitting coming along?