Monday, March 23, 2009

Lacey crochet design and a slouch hat coming soon...

Another new week, and I really couldn't wait to show my latest shrug. Its finished, but my camera is out of power... Actually, I couldn't charge the battery since I can't find the cord! So I have to use my old camera, and I bought AA batteries for it :p
I am not totally finished with writing the pattern yet, so the modeled pics would come a little later...
Meanwhile, I'm making a hat. A while back, I had been thinking about coming up with my own pattern for a slouch cap, since its currently in fashion. Just look at all the crochet slouch caps over at Ravelry. (Btw, congrats to Zu for making it on the top list!)

Here's a peek at my hat design:

I used Catania cotton (thanks again to a dear crochet buddy for it). I would probably use up to 2 1/2 skeins of Catania...
The size of the hook is 3mm.
I can't wait to finish and show you this hat!


  1. Hi Mimi,
    I'm coming home to Manila in late May and will be there for a month. Last year I was able to get some Lion Brand yarn from Dreams in Glorietta. Can you tell me if there are other yarn shops I can go to? Not really excited about acrylic but if you know any good lace or wool yarn shops I would appreciate if you can point the way.

  2. Hi Jocelyn,
    You can try Dreams again. They might have a different selection now compared to last year.
    Sorry, I can't point you to any other yarn shop. I've not been to the malls lately, except in SM Fairview. And you'd have no luck there.
    You know, I'm such a fan of cotton threads and I can get it directly from Coats Manila Bay. And I get my yarn fix from my sister and crochet buddies from abroad ;)
    Good luck on your vacation!

  3. can't wait to see what you come up with Mimi!

  4. Wow, how exciting!

  5. Can't wait to see the shrug!
    Thank you! I love making it on the featured ravelers column. :-)
    Good luck with the hat!

  6. Can't wait to see what amazing deisgns you have up your sleeve!

  7. Thanks for sharing!I like crochet so much.

  8. It looks like everybody is making hat. I wanted to design a hat also, but the problem is I don't wear hat. I hate making something that I don't wear in the end.


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