Ok, how do say this, my crochet, adult-size crochet hat is…not great? A failure? A partial failure? Totally cool? I’m not sure how I feel about it.
As I mentioned before, I get quite a few questions about how to adjust my small keepsake crochet graduation hats to be wearable. Well, I like a challenge (sometimes), and I decided to see what I could do. I couldn’t just increase the size of the little hats because a real human head needs something different. I went for it and this is what happened.
I actually like the beanie part. It fit really nicely on the head so I might keep this for later use on other hats.
As you could predict, a large crochet square isn’t going to be very rigid. In fact, even with two strands (I used two strands), it’s quite floppy. It looked ridiculous. I tried to think how I could fix it and came up with two ideas. Continue reading