New Hat time!!
My poor baby has more than outgrown her hat. It is a beautiful hand knit hat purchased from Two Seaside Babies, I would highly recommend her! (see picture below!)
Although the width still fits her, it is now a bit short and doesn't cover her ears, looking pretty silly! The snow is FINALLY starting to melt, so I thought a nice knit hat would be perfect for spring! I rummage through my old t-shirts to find a great pink one.
I laid the old hat on the shirt and outlined it, being the width was still good, I left that alone, just adding a seam allowance, but it needed some height, so I curved it up to about an inch taller than this hat + seam allowance.
I also cut two rectangles that were the width of the hat and 5.5" tall
If you had a serger, you could serge these together. I don't. I used my neat little knit stitch and it went pretty smooth! Sew all around the hat and down the sides of the two rectangles.
Fold the rectangle in half, with seams to the inside for a clean finish. Place the band inside the hat, raw edges all together. You will be sewing through three pieces of fabric here.
Fold the cuff up and tack a few stitches to hold it in place. Cute hat, but needs something.
I tried my hand at making a fabric flower, pretty fun :) I sewed the flower on the side of the hat, centering it on the band. If I were to make another (which I'm sure I will) I'd sew it up a touch higher, as this sometimes gets in front of her eye :)
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