Pretty Puff hat – fail?

I wanted to make the Pretty Puff Slouchy Hat pattern from so much and I’ve been obsessed by it ever since I read the post, so I recently bought some super soft and bulky wool at the local market and started working on it…but I’m so disappointed!

Dunno what went wrong with it… the wool seemed to be right, the hook was right, the pattern was right, but no way it managed to come out the supposed way!

First of all, I had to re-do the whole thing FOUR times, cause it kept being too small. I had to add about 6 more rows in the first part of the hat and still, when I put it on it’s sooooo tight! The puffs are super cute, I even added a purple knitted flower on the side, but still.. it looks like I stole the hat from my little sister. I am so sad about that, really.

Here is a picture of the “cute disaster”, any advices on where I went wrong? I couldn’t try to make it even bigger cause I had run out of yarn. I bought 2 skeins and they were the last ones in the store… *sniff*

Crocheted puff stitch hat
Everyone said it loks great, but I feel uncomfortable at wearing it…

Here is the crocheted flower:
Crocheted Flower on my Puff stitch hat :)
Pattern HERE


4 thoughts on “Pretty Puff hat – fail?

  1. Your hat and blanket turned out really pretty. May I ask what pattern you used for the baby blanket? I think it’s so gorgeous. I’d really appreciate it. Thank you.

  2. Hi.. I just wanted you to feel better about it.. I´ve just finished the same pattern and was sooo disappointed… I had the same problem.. it was too small.. no idea where can be the problem.. However yours looks much better then mine 😉

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