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Old 08-03-2008, 02:22 PM   #1
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Where/How to measure for a hat?
This will be a strange question, but it has me baffled. When measuring for the circumference of a hat, do you measure straight around, or on a slope? Middle of forehead or lower forehead? I've knit and crochet several spring and summer hats for my dd and they're either too small (if I go by my measurements) or too big (when I estimate by comparison to the one that came out too small). I've matched gauge each time, so I'm kind of stumped on what I'm doing wrong here.
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