South Beach Pom Pom Hat

I got another super bulky Freia from the kind folks at Loops in Tulsa. So I was looking for something fun to make with it.

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It’s Freia Ombre Super Bulky in colorway South Beach. Very pretty gradient!

Coincidentally, I happened upon a Clover Extra Large Pom Pom maker at JoAnn and snagged it with my 50% off coupon.

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So, after searching for “Pom Pom” in Ravelry, I found this Freia Pom Pom Hat pattern by Roxanne Yelle. Super cute! And what better use for my new Pom Pom maker than to make it into this cute hat!

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Isn’t it adorable!

At first, and I don’t have a photo, the Pom Pom was H-U-G-E!!! The Extra Large Pom Pom maker makes a 4.5″ Pom Pom. Over the course of 3 days, I manicured it down to 4″ and it seems more manageable.

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I must say, whittling down the Pom Pom did seem like a practice in bonsai tree trimming. Somewhat Zen-like.

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I sewed the Pom Pom down so it is secured to the hat without any wobble.

If I wore hats, I would keep this one, but since I don’t. . .

The South Beach Pom Pom Hat is for sale or trade (FSOT) on Ravelry!

Also see my other FSOT finished objects here. I update this FSOT page with new finished objects regularly, so please visit often.

Until next time!

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