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Goomba Hat

Today I finished knitting the “Goomba Hat” for little bro:

Goomba Hat

Doesn’t he look fierce?

I just love the way it turned out. The pattern is brilliant… it not only makes the hat look absolutely like a real Goomba (especially if the wearer has a HUGE head ;)), it’s also really, really easy to knit. The only thing I didn’t enjoy was sewing in all the loose ends, of which there are about a million. Oh and I changed the mouth slightly. Instead of sewing in a bit of yarn for the mouth, I just knit the according stitches.

The original pattern can be found for free on ravelry.com or on the author’s homepage.

Details about the yarn and needles I used can be found on my ravelry page: http://ravel.me/aravis83/gh

In case you are wondering about Goombas. They are enemies from the Super Mario Video games. That’s how the look origianlly:

And here is a link to them on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goomba

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