Anybody love to crochet hats

@venshida (4837)
United States
January 10, 2010 8:43am CST
I love to crochet hats. It seems I make one every month. I try to sell some, and some I wear. I usually make tam and beanie. I was looking at a cloche hat,and I see some cute ones on Etsy. I am thinking it would be nice to make a couple for church. I was curious if anyone love to crochet hats, and if you have crochet a cloche hat?
4 responses
• Boston, Massachusetts
10 Jan 10
Hi Venshida, Same here i love doing crochet. i never make a hat. i am more on blouses, clothes/dresses, bags, skirts, belts and headbands. i started with it as a hobby...a hobby passed on to me by my mom. now it's a productive hobby. our family is into exporting our product. mom, my sister and i help each other do crochet--made to order crochets. it's a good business especially now that summer is fast approaching, here in our country!
@venshida (4837)
• United States
10 Jan 10
I am impressed. I would love to make clothing items. I am glad you have turn your hobby into a business.
• Boston, Massachusetts
10 Jan 10
yes, just like you...you are selling your hats. it all started from me modelling my craft then my friends ordered ...and everything is history! good luck you can make it!
• Boston, Massachusetts
10 Jan 10
by the way, thanks for using the photo of crochet skirt. i made it! kindly check the brief description about it. i am glad that you choose it!
@cutepenguin (6455)
• Canada
11 Jan 10
I like to crochet, although I've mostly done scarves. I've done a few hats for kids, but never a cloche hat.
@venshida (4837)
• United States
12 Jan 10
I love to make scarves as well. I actually made two cloche hat since I posted this thread. They were really easy to make.
• Canada
1 Feb 10
Maybe I'll try one, since I have a student who loves hats. A cloche hat would be great for her.
• United States
21 Jan 10
I was on a huge hat kick for a while and had quite a collection of them made. My favorite ones were based on pictures of flapper hats I saw on the internet. I tried to sell them, but It didn't work out very well. I ended up donating them to my church. They run a coat closet where people in need can get coats, hats, mittens etc. for free. While most people are just looking for a bit of warmth, they tend to appreciate fun and pretty as well and my hats ended up being well received. I have an Etsy shop as well where I have posted a couple "theme hats" for babies. I rarely give these away just because there is so much work that goes into them, but they are so cute. All of them are made on a helmet-type ear flap base. From there I crochet embellishments that transforms them into wearable elephants, ducks, apples etc. I even had the honor of making a penguin hat for the singer Kimya Dawson's daughter Panda! It was so neat to do that!
@venshida (4837)
• United States
30 Jan 10
I know what you mean about selling hats. I don't sell a lot either. I think they might become a charity donation. I going to check your Etsy shop out.
• Indonesia
18 Aug 11
Hello, I just joined here and would like to share my opinion about crochet. Im currently crocheting a hat, 7 more rows and I will finish the hat, it is my 1st hat project and I hope to finish it tomorrow. I learnt the pattern from Teresa, a crochet guru on youtube, she uploaded so many crochet tutorials and hats pattern. Crocheting hat is not really hard if we have mastered the basic crochet. I have plan to crochet more hats and will give it as gift. My next project is to crochet baby blanket. Im happy to meet people who have same interest and wish to discuss more about crochet.