Friday, 21 October 2011

Halloween ....and beyond

If you can get hold of a metre of decent quality fake fur - this is a great way to make some early Christmas presents. This fur hat was meant to be made in shaggy wolf fur - thus the name 'Wolf Hat' - but I happened to have some gorgeous quality smooth short-pile lying around and it would've been crazy not to have tried it out. The result - more of a 'Cat Hat' in this type of fur, but gorgeous and just adds to the versatilty of this pattern. Could also be made in a lighter coloured long-pile to give a great 'Husky Dog' look.  Perfect for your Halloween Cat or Werewolf costume, and then guaranteed to keep you nice and warm when the real winter weather arrives. Has the added extra of a scarf tie, with pockets at the ends to keep the wearer's hands warm. Fake fur can be a little tricky to sew but on the plus side it hides a multitude of sins. As well as this, the seams do not need finishing as it's all hidden inside the lining - and there are no fastenings. Sizes 2-3 to 8-9.

Have noticed that these are quite big with grown-ups - especially the boys. The pattern could be quite easily sized up - or would you like an adult version?....





2 comments:

  1. I would love, love, love an adult version of this for me and my daughter. I think it would be a great project for us to work on together. I have a big head and am not good with making patterns change according to my measurements. Let me know if you plan on making an adult one. Thanks!

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    1. Hi there, thanks for the comments. l've had quite a few requests for an adult version of this...so yes I do intend to post one up here, hope fully in the next couple of weeks.
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