Rasta-style hat - Rainbow colors, black, white

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Size: 15 inches flat diagonal, 17 inches band (not stretched)
Colors: Rainbow-colored scraps (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple), black, white (4-ply worsted)
Pattern: My own (continuous rounds, hdc for body, sc for band, sl st for last row of band; change colors as desired)
Hook: H
Date: March 2005

KG enjoys making mosaics and creating art from found objects. Her office is decorated with a collection of oddball colorful items. She also has a glass head in her office - with no head covering...just the head. So last night I made this very colorful rasta-style hat for it! Bill was astounded that I was making such a brightly colored hat!

Since she isn't in her office this morning, I took the opportunity to dress-up the head and take a few photos... It's it great?! As you can see, it can be worn as a beret, as a dreadlock covering/hat/cap (although it would probably need to be longer to hold dreadlocks), or a hat to cover a lot of hair piled on top of the head (what is the name for this "style"?). I thought the black and white band would be a nice constrast to the brightly colored hat body.

I've left the hat on the head as a test to see how observant she (KG, not the head) is!

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Enjoys crocheting, gardening, cats, NASCAR (especially Tony Stewart and Kyle Busch!), reading, photography, snorkeling in Kailua-Kona with sea turtles, Sizzler's Mega Bacon Cheeseburgers, hot and iced decaf coffee, dark chocolate, color (yarn, fabric), playing around with web technologies - not necessarily in that order! Still very much a beginner with quilting, knitting, and sewing. Donates crocheted lap blankets.

List maker, detail-oriented, organized, leans heavily toward perfectionism. ISTJ. Libra.

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