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Funny Little Owl Hat

I made my 6-month old nephew a baby owl hat. I didn’t put any yarn tufts on top because I wasn’t confident they would stay put on an active baby - he would exactly be the kind of infant to put pulled-out yarn in his mouth and swallow it! Eep.

I did put some braided tails though - those are tied tight and can’t be pulled apart.

Personally, I think this hat is a hoot. (Teehee.)

I make these hats over at my hat shop, Hats and Things.

Marj’s Pink and Purple Newsboy

So my good friend Marj asked if I could make a newsboy for her newborn Adele (less than 2 months) and said if I could make it pink and purple that would be great. So I tried making one and here’s how it turned out:

I would have taken photos of it on my hat stand, but it was so tiny it wouldn’t even come close to fitting!

I made the flower on it bright purple and sewed a black button in the middle.

The colors are especially bright under artificial lighting, but they are more muted in the daylight. I hope Marj’s little darling looks adorable in it!