The Most Awesome Hat that ever Awesomed – from Neevynoonar

A long time ago – but not that long – I had a stall at a craft market in Palmerston North, alongside a long term crafter and fellow market goer, Cathie. She makes everything 😀 Felted badges. Knitted and crocheted goods. Sooo many awesome things. And off the top of my head I went, ooh I’d really love to get a helmet hat and beard, did you think you could make one sometime? And she said yes, and I went WHOOO! And that was the last of it until she remembered, and reminded me, and went and MADE IT. Yesterday, I went and picked it up. An amazing, one of a kind, knitted and crocheted helmet hat and beard. Prepare for photos!

helmet beard

Helmet and beard! Yes, I moustache you a question. Is this not the most magnificent?!

helmet beard preen

I did ask for a rainbow beard, even though I haven’t seen one anywhere, and it is much more awesome than I expected. It’s also separate from the hat, so I can wear it with other hats. And wear it I will, it keeps my face sooo nice and warm 😀 Plus, bad skin day? Who’d know?! And check it out with the visor down…

helmet visor downThen just the helmet on it’s own – the visor is attached with some seriously cool buttons (functional!) and can be raised or lowered. When charging someone. With a crochet hook maybe. 😀

helmet visorCloser look at the crest – that amazing red wool crest took her 7 hours to make – and she is FAST at this. I have some guilt. Which is offset by also having the coolest helmet ever. 😀

helmet

Cathie has her Facebook page here – you could always ask for something, she is lovely. She also has the most amazing things at craft markets! She has said she won’t make a crest quite like this one again (totally understandable) so I’ll gloat about my amazing one of a kind helmet … and anyone who wants something similar could always ask 😀

Right, I’m off to leap onto my hobby horse and ride off into the sunset. Wish me luck and send me sunscreen!

Have an awesome weekend

Ami

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Posted on October 11, 2014, in Sight and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

  1. Omg hahaha how incredibly unique & cool is that? I don’t think i have ever seen anything similar. Now you can be sure to stay warm during winter. 😀 xo

  2. Omg, that thing is epic! 😛

  3. That is seriously the coolest damn thing I’ve ever seen 😀

  4. so incredibly jealous of your awesome helmet! will you protect me from the dragons now? ♥

    • it is awesome! I’m still jealous of your nail art skills, so now we’re even 😀 Yes, yes I will. Dragons and I get on fine, so just come on in for a cup of tea and a philosophy session 😀

  5. This is the most glorious thing I have ever seen.

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