Octopus hat

A few months ago, a friend of my partner’s asked if I could make him an octopus hat. He wanted something similar to a scarf he had, where the top of the hat was open, but there was a sufficient enough twist that it didn’t appear to be open.  he also wanted the arms of the octopus to be able to function as a scarf when he was wearing it on his head.

octo hat1my partner was a good sport and modeled the hat for me when we took the initial photos to show his friend my progress.  (he was playing Diablo 3 when I took this picture).

And when it was finally finished…our friend was thrilled.

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He even got a little crazy on the subway.

crazy subway

And his neighbors are studiously ignoring him

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I think he liked the hat, don’t you?

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