Hi, I recently saw this video, and it is so awesome! However, the hat parts all seem to be crocheted and I only knit. I wonder if knit hats wouldn’t work? If not, maybe I will learn to crochet! This is a wonderful idea!
What a clever, generous idea!
Here’s the website.
I suspect that the crocheted hats are more sturdy and hold up better to the weight of the added yarn hair but you might try a fairly tight knit and see how it goes. Certainly a worthwhile project.
I found this technique and I think I might try it to use it to make one of the beanies as a base for the yarn wig. Sounds easier to me and I actually understand it better than crochet (which I tried, but I just don’t get it!)
It’s worth a try. I’m going to forward the original video that you posted to friends who crochet.
Feeling super discouraged- maybe I need a different project to get involved with… I have watched lots of videos and I just can’t even understand the crochet thing- let alone do it
Is there a local yarn store or craft store near you? Sometimes a class or one-on-one session is enough to get you started. My sister took a class a few months ago and is loving it. I find that being totally lost is often the beginning of understanding.
There are also many other wonderful charities. Knitted Knockers
and Stitchin’ for Kids, for example.
That site for knitting that looks like crochet may be the answer for you. Am curious to hear how it works.
If not, don’t give up on your idea – just look for something that will work for you. I don’t know where you are, but you might want to look for something close to home, so you don’t have to worry about shipping finished items across the country. You may even find a group that’s working on projects so you have others doing the same thing and you can help each other when the need arises. Good luck!
Maybe this will help.
Best of luck.