How to Make a Kitty Hat (for Humans)

comments (12) October 15th, 2014     

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leethal Lee Meredith, contributor
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Some simple sewing and embellishing can turn a recycled sweater into this supercute hat!
My kitty can look around with his shank-button eyes!
This one was made with a recycled T-shirt and machine topstitching for the whole face.
Some simple sewing and embellishing can turn a recycled sweater into this supercute hat!

Some simple sewing and embellishing can turn a recycled sweater into this supercute hat!

Photo: Pete Bejarano
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You can also add whiskers with more embroidery, machine topstitching, or whatever other techniques you like! Don't limit yourself to using the same embellishment methods that I used-check out these other versions I've made!

  This one was made with a recycled T-shirt and machine topstitching for the whole face.

Or you can make a ferocious kitty by adding some felt teeth across the bottom!

  For this version, I made appliqué eyes with topstitching, a button nose, and whiskers stitched with yarn.

 

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Comments (12)

jinkarten writes: awesome cap
Posted: 5:34 am on October 24th
munezlaine writes: awesome work buddy .........keep it up bro
Posted: 11:20 am on September 11th
fosterlaine writes: impressive stuff
Posted: 2:36 am on September 11th
sandylaine writes: superb
Posted: 9:59 am on September 10th
sunnylaine writes: great work
Posted: 1:36 pm on September 7th
sandienicole writes: It's so cute!!!
Posted: 6:24 am on August 1st
EchoLin writes: creative idea, i never thought the old clothes can be used in this way. Very useful , thanks for sharing.
Posted: 1:28 am on March 12th
cRaFTista writes: They are too cute to pass up! =0.0=

Will make some for my niece. Thanks for sharing :)
Posted: 6:54 pm on April 24th
sassysewer writes: Too cute! An organization here collects caps and mittens for neighborhood children in the winter. What a fun way to use all those sweaters I got sick of this winter and bagged up for donation. I'll make kitty hats instead for the kids! Ooohhh, a new fun project. Thanks so much!
Posted: 10:25 am on April 18th
miss_kodama_loli writes: ...there is a name for this kind of hat in Japan- it's called "Neko Mimi" (kitty ears)
Posted: 1:52 am on March 27th
Eternal_Clouds writes: OMG my friend would totally love this thanks so much for posting it now i know what to make her for her birthday!!!!!<3 :)
Posted: 9:48 pm on March 7th
ImaMes writes: Very cute! I'll have to make some for my grandkids next fall.
Posted: 1:04 pm on March 1st
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