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ArtLady1981
04-26-2011, 06:03 PM
I knit up another Jenny Cloche...but it didn't fit! Ack! So before tearing it all out...I added a rolled brim...and I rather like it! BTW: I had to re-work that rolled brim 5 times til it fit right and looked right. Graduated from a US9, then 10.5, then finally 11. Shees.

If I'd know better (that the yarn would be too lightweight) I would have cast on 34st for the body, rather than 26st. Hindsight. :wink:

I cinched up the seam of the body, added a band, and attached a lady bug pin that I love.
I'll wear the lady bug on the side.

If I decide that I don't like the fuss, I can undo the cinch factor, the band, and put the lady bug away...and wear the plain seam in the very back. No problem.

Glad I didn't have to frog the entire thing. Ella Rae Latte doesn't like to be frogged. The hat used 136 yds. Almost 2 balls of the Ella Rae Latte. I have 17g left and not an ounce of patience.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5265/5658766225_309d9e2f1b.jpg

Front view of hat below:
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A rather clumsy photo, taken in the bathroom...
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5069/5659339820_042185df00.jpg

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5190/5659339588_c32ed2c67d.jpg

My Ravelry notes, including pattern information. Click here. (http://www.ravelry.com/projects/ArtLady/jenny-cloche-6)

salmonmac
04-26-2011, 07:42 PM
Lovely and flattering re-working of the original pattern. It was worth all the re-dos.

Jan in CA
04-27-2011, 12:37 AM
Purty!

Antares
04-27-2011, 11:35 AM
Well, I'm sorry to hear you ran out of patience! Maybe your short supply won't extend any further than the hat and will be replenished soon.

You managed to wrangle a beaut of a hat out of all that turmoil (with or without the attendant ladybug).

Good job!

margz3
04-27-2011, 02:11 PM
Ahh....I was thinking to myself when I saw your post with the neckwarmer that the hat reminded me of the Jenny Cloche - now I see why! Very cute mods!

kmaclean
04-27-2011, 03:33 PM
Very pretty .... I love the pin! :yay:

Breezed
04-28-2011, 10:15 PM
beautiful work, I love all of your hats