The Sparkler Slouchy Hat pattern is here! Yay! You can read all about it & purchase if you’d like below or on Ravelry.
The pattern is intended for light worsted weight yarn and I think you’ll love it with sparkly yarn (try Red Heart Shimmer yarn)! I’m also including a link to a video tutorial that will show you how to make any yarn sparkly (you don’t have to buy the pattern to get this – it’s on YouTube ;)). It uses only basic stitches (chains, single & double crochets) but I consider it intermediate level. It’s 9 pages long and includes plenty of photos to help you along. Here’s a peek at what’s inside:
The pattern is available through Ravelry, where you can download it instantly after check out.
As you may know, I am planning on releasing a matching bag pattern. If you choose to buy both patterns, there will be a $3 discount. You do not have to wait to buy them together to get the discount. You can buy the hat today and as long as you have a Ravelry account, it will remember your purchase and will give you the discount when you buy the bag.
I think it’s time to do another round up of some of the pretty things you guys have made with my patterns!
Goddess Barefoot Sandals by xoxok
Flowers by BrownDogPhotog
Spring Blossom Slouchy Hat by accrochet | Ferris Wheel Slouchy Hat by Paeonia
Peacock Barefoot Sandals by LauraLLD
Waffle Cone Slouchy Hat by BrackishPotato (this is a slightly shorter, modified version of the hat)
Are you inspired? If you’d like to see your project featured here, post it on Ravelry and link up to the pattern. I would love to see what you’ve made! :)
Guess what? The star design is also going to be available as a hat! And I need a few people to test it! Interested?
About the pattern
This is an intermediate level pattern that uses only basic crochet stitches and techniques. You’ll need 1 ball of light worsted weight yarn & a size G crochet hook.
What is pattern testing?
Testing involves trying out the pattern and letting me know if you run into any typos or have any problems. I’m looking for someone who can be really critical! This is important. In the past I’ve had too many people tell me a pattern was perfect and then had other people testing the same pattern find obvious errors, etc. Please only apply if you’re really interested in offering constructive criticism.
How to apply
Please leave a comment on this post including the following:
1. Link me to your Ravelry/blog/Flickr or somewhere that I can see a few things you’ve made
2. Do you have Word or a program that lets you edit .DOC files?
3. I’d like to have testing completed by Saturday the 18th. Is that doable for you?
I’ll contact you within 48 hours, by email if I choose you as a tester.
Please don’t email me about this! Just comment on this post. Thank you! :)
Congratualtions to Shanelle & Jill! You’re the winners of my giveaway and you’ll each be receiving a pair of barefoot sandals with matching nail polish! I’ll be contacting you by email. Thank you so much everyone who entered! I want to do another giveaway very soon so please keep reading! :)
Here are a couple custom orders I’ve done recently. I love getting custom orders because they give me a chance to make things in colors that I don’t always think of for myself. Cream or white isn’t a color I wear in hats really but I thought this one looked so pretty! It’s the Avenue C Slouchy Hat in cream.
And here’s a pair of Goddess Barefoot Sandals in black. I love any of the barefoot sandals in black or with black around the edge, in the case of the multicolored ones, because I can wear them with my black sandals and it kinda looks like they’re a part of them.
If you’re interested in having me custom make something for you, my custom shop is here. And of course if you’d like the make it yourself, the Avenue C Slouchy Hat Pattern is available on Ravelry. And the Goddess Barefoot Sandals are a free pattern here on the blog! :)
Here’s another example of the Pinecone Slouchy Hat. This is the first one I made and is probably my favorite. It’s the reason I named it Pinecone. This color + the texture made me think of a pinecone. :)
Have you made a Pinecone Slouchy Hat yet? I’d love to see! I have two more to show you (without ribbon versions) but I’m kinda taking my time with photos because I’m experimenting with new backgrounds. I don’t know if I like this one. It required a lot of editing. The wind didn’t help. :/
In case you missed it yesterday, go enter the giveaway from Clever Plumage!
Also, the featured sponsor spot is sold out for next month, but all others are available.