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My Band Sampler 158 – Stitch Explorer Trellis Stitch Hat – Detail 902 February 21st, 2009

Trellis Stitch HatWhen I was Stitching the tree I kept looking at my wonky pyramid and thinking that if it was round it would look like a hat…ummm a hat couldn’t be to difficult to do, actually it turned out to be very easy.

To stitch a Hat start by following Just String Blogspot’s Trellis Stitch Instructions and stitch 2 rows, decrease from the first row so that the hat brim sits flat on the fabric, stitch 2 rows without decreasing, then decrease to the centre of the hat crown, adjust number of rows in each section to make different sizes and styles of hat…decorate to taste, I used silk ribbon which I stitched on so that it wouldn’t slip of and then formed a bow by making a loop and hold it in place with a stitch and then making a second loop and stitch it in place, I then threaded the ends of the ribbon to the back.

Hats come in many styles and can be decorated in such a multitude of ways I would love to see any hats that others make so if you do make a trellis stitch hat could you drop back and leave a comment with a link to where we can see yours?

10 Responses to “My Band Sampler 158 – Stitch Explorer Trellis Stitch Hat – Detail 902”

  1. Pierrette Says:

    That is lovely and could be very useful too.

    Pierrette =^..^=

  2. Mandie Says:

    I love the hat, it’s so cute. I might try and make one…

  3. Susan Says:

    How cute that is! It reminds me of the summery straw hats that used to be everywhere.

  4. Elizabeth Says:

    I love the hat, Annie. I’m looking forward to seeing more as others join in.

    Best wishes,

  5. Annet Says:

    You make lovely trellis stitches. I like the teacup too! I made a purple hat:

  6. Conni Jenkins Says:

    I was inspired by your sweet little hat to try one myself…see it here

  7. Ruth P Says:

    Annie, I have just had a lovely time checking out your great trellis stitch samples.

  8. Miriam Klaassen Says:

    Wow! This is really nice. I will give it a try, and will drop a message when I have finished it!

  9. Miriam Klaassen Says:

    Yes, I have finished my hat and another kind trellis “thing”! See my blog

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