Fiber Arts FO Friday: Fedora

Fiber Arts FridayI mentioned last week that I needed to work on a hat. Well, I finished it last weekend:

Grey fedora

Crocheted of recycled (100 percent cotton) sweater yarn.

This was my second time following this pattern, and it went a lot faster than the headache-inducing first time. Still, it took *way* longer than most crocheted hats take me.

Once I got that done, I spent most of the week working away on my Motley [project link] [pattern link] — I’m almost half done! I’m quite enjoying seeing how the colors work together. Also: Entrelac is not as scary as some people make it sound.

Have you crafted a finished object this week? Check out the roundup of other people’s finished objects for the week at Tami’s Amis. See also the Fiber Arts Friday roundup at Wisdom Begins in Wonder to see what other people are crafting this week.


25 responses to “Fiber Arts FO Friday: Fedora

  1. So cute! Is the pattern available online?

  2. What a fabulous hat! It looks great on you. I haven’t tried entrelac yet — I find it intriguing, but I’m not sure how often I would use it. There are some new pattern books out for entrelac though which are getting good reviews.

  3. I love that hat! The ribbed-ish texture and design of the brim are fantastic.

  4. The brim makes that hat. Nice job!
    I cast on my very first baby sweater today. Pretty excited about it! Organic corn yarn chosen by the preggo mommy for her first little girl…

  5. Whoa, I love the hat!!!!!!! Did you have to reinforce it at the top? It looks perfect.

  6. Cute fedora! I checked out your Rav link, it looks cute on both you and your Dad.

  7. That is a really cute hat and I love that it’s using recycled yarn. Now I want one like that.

    Happy Fiber Arts Friday!

  8. Cool hat! I really like the color.

  9. The hat looks great, I love that it is upcycled yarn

  10. The hat looks terrific on you! I love how you used recycled yarn for it. The Motley pattern looks so cool. I’ve never tried entrelac before but I love how colorful the results are.

  11. I love this hat. With my cold afternoon ahead, I may just have to find a pattern like this for myself. Awesome!!

  12. Oh, I love its shape and the color! I wish I could crochet too, but no matter how hard I try, I always end up with a bunch of knots that would give a sailor a headache!

  13. I’m a hat person and I LOVE this hat! Very impressive!

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