My friend Amanda makes some awesome patterns! I have done this hat pattern for my baby a few months back and my older kids thought they would all like one too... so the time came to make the hats! I decided to repurpose, or upcycle, some of the stuff I had to do the hats. The boys hats came from camouflage shorts with the waist band making the band around the hat - I kept the belt loops, I thought they looked cool. The girls flower pattern was a sun dress that I had bought at a thrift store a while back. Totally cute! They each picked a color for the opposite side, since the pattern is reversible!
Here are the pics of how the hats turned out :).
He's so photogenic ;)
Mhari - cutie!
Did I mention that Amanda has an adult pattern as well? Well she does and after making so many fun hats for the kids I had to do one for myself! Mine came from a girls pair of pants. I also used the waist band for my hat, but this time I kept the button for the focus and removed the loops. I think it turned out so cute!
If you ever want to try a pattern and you're not sure if you'll be able to do it... I think Amanda, or Butterfly Tree, does a fabulous job of making a very clear easy to understand pattern with tips as you go along too!
We love our hats!