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Hipster hat

I made Leon's hat to be using the Highland Rogue stitch pattern and the numbers from the Bracken beanie, since the beanie, made slouchy for me, fit him like he normally likes his hats. But we have had some issues with his hats. when in New Zealand his hat wasn't long enough to cover his ears, and in Scotland he actually bought a liner to keep the win out. so, I thought he should have a deep double brim this time.

When I finished the hat, I quite liked the way the decreases look, but I was worried they were a bit too ruffled for a beanie. Would look good on a slouch hat though. I had Leon try it on and he was quite happy.

Then we went to the park for photos, and I styled it hipster style, and I love it on Leon worn like this. I think it looks fine as a beanie, but as a hipster slouch hat, it's just perfect. Leon actually likes it this way too. I suggested putting a big, plump pom-pom on it, but he drew the line at that!


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