I started this hat a few weeks ago and it started like this:
Well, I finished up the hat today and it looks like this:
Mind you, I haven't felted it yet. It is enormous. So big, when I put it on my head, the brim is on my shoulders. I didn't use heavy worsted, as the pattern suggested, but medium worsted and was right on gauge. I did use Patons SWS in Crimson and am curious how much it will felt down. You see, I have a problem. I have a front loader and I can't check, it as the instructions read. Usually when I felt something, I just toss it in, add a pair of jeans and see what happens, which will be the case in this hat. I am hoping it comes out like the multi-colored hat in the top (turquoise multi-color), but we shall see. Cross those fingers this turns out. I'll post the end results soon, stay tuned.