I was in a hat making mood this past summer. They seem to be the perfect, portable project for summertime travels. I made another Shells Sunhat for a friend's daughter:
I made the sock monkey hats from Stitch 'n Bitch Crochet: The Happy Hooker for my sister's friend. She is a collector of sock monkeys and is also a new grandmother of boy/girl twins!
Sweetpea has been taking ice-skating lessons with some friends this summer. One of the girls had a July birthday, so I whipped up a little hat for her to wear in the cold rink:
This was just a basic beanie of my own design. It was my first time making a pom-pom. I think it came out rather cute. The birthday girl loved it: