crochet, flowers, leaves

The Russian Crocheted Panama Hat (in English!)

So if you’ve been following my blog you’ve seen some of my  trials with the Russian Hat – and then my eureka moment yesterday. I’m very lucky to have shared this journey with Louise – on the other side of the world in Melbourne! The post yesterday showed an unfinished hat – modelled by a… Read More The Russian Crocheted Panama Hat (in English!)

crochet, patterns

I think I’ve cracked it – that hat and the brim! (Russian Cloche/ Panama)

It seems all I’m doing lately is playing around with hats and brims, but I’m so excited to share with you this version of the brim (and it looks exactly like the ones in those photos!). So excited in fact I couldn’t wait for my model to get back from school – so here it… Read More I think I’ve cracked it – that hat and the brim! (Russian Cloche/ Panama)

crochet, flowers

The 'Other Hat'

A couple of weeks ago I made ‘that hat’ – you know the one, the wonderful facebook pictures of the little girl wearing wondering summer hats, very intricate and covered in beautiful flowers and beads.  You can see how I did it here with the help of Louise’s post. Then I decided to try the other one,… Read More The 'Other Hat'