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LEARN HOW TO LINE A HAT IN A TIME-SAVING WAY!
When you’ve finished a crocheting a hat or even knitting one, you might wonder “How to line a hat”. Usually you’d want to line it with some warm & soft fabric, as fleece. But what fabric you choose is totally up to you.
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If you continue reading, you’ll learn how to line a hat with fabric. You’ll get a shopping list or checklist for what you’ll need, as well as a detailed guide on how it’s all done. As the headline told you, it’s a quick tutorial. Hence this is the no measurements needed, easy way to do it. This can all be done by hand, but some of the sewing you can choose to do with a sewing machine.
Hey! This tutorial can even be used whenever lining other items with fabric. Remember to download the free how to line a hat workbook to get a printable & downloadable version to have in hand when you’re trying this technique. Click picture below!
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3 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD LEARN HOW TO LINE A HAT WITH FLEECE FABRIC:
There’s a lot of reasons, good & bad, why you should know how to line a hat, however I’ve gathered my 3 top reasons why I think it’s a skill you should learn.
- It’s easier than you’d might originally think (at least with my quick step guide)!
- Crochet hats or knitted hats often have lace detailing & end up not that warm, fleece keeps you warm!
- Beautifully lined crochet hats actually looks really good, that actually means gifting these hats makes them look more impressive!
Further down on this page there’s a comment section. I encourage you to list your 3 best reasons, or at least 1!
WHAT YOU’LL NEED (aka THE SHOPPING LIST):
Below you can find the shopping list or list of what you’ll need when you’re lining a hat with fleece fabric. Remember to check if you’ve already got some of these too!
Fabric, you can purchase it here: Fleece Fabric
Scissors, you can purchase it here: Scotch Multi-Purpose Scissor
A marker, you can purchase it here: Marker Black
A hat, you can find patterns here: Hat Crochet Patterns
A needle, you can purchase needles here: Needles
Pins, you can purchase pins here: Ball Head Straight Pins
Thread, you can purchase it here: All-Purpose Sewing Thread
HOW TO LINE A HAT IN 7 STEPS: AN OVERVIEW:
You might think that 7 steps is a lot, but these are really quick & I promise you that you’ll go through these steps within an hour or less.
Grab your fleece fabric that you’re going to line your hat with.
Use a marker to draw around the hat.
Cut the fabric to along the lines.
Sew together the 2 pieces of fabric to make a “Fleece Hat”.
Place the “Fleece Hat” inside your crocheted hat or knitted hat.
Use pins to even out the fabric.
Before you start, download the how to line a hat workbook, that will guide you through the process wherever you are. Print it & use it!
HOW TO LINE A HAT: STEP 1:
Grab your fleece fabric. Cut it in a rectangle & fold it double. It should have approximately the same size as the hat.
HOW TO LINE A HAT: STEP 2:
Use your marker to draw around your hat.
Leave 1 cm extra at the bottom to fold in later.
(Make sure the color of the marker doesn’t rub of on the hat).
Showing how your marking should look.
HOW TO LINE A HAT: STEP 3:
Cut along the marking that you made.
This is how it will look after cutting.
(These steps could be used on any other crocheted item that you’ve made. Just draw around & cut).
HOW TO LINE A HAT: STEP 4:
It’s time to start sewing.
You can choose to use your sewing machine for this step.
Sew stitches along the side of the hat. Make sure to sew tight enough to make sure it doesn’t have any holes.
When you’ve finished sewing around the outer end, you don’t have to fasten the tread.
HOW TO LINE A HAT: STEP 5:
Place the fleece fabric inside the hat.
HOW TO LINE A HAT: STEP 6:
Fold the fabric & start pinning the fleece evenly along the bottom of the hat.
Continue until you have pinned around the whole hat.
HOW TO LINE A HAT: STEP 7:
Locate the needle & thread that you didn’t fasten off earlier. Start sewing along the bottom of the hat.
Continue until you have finished a full round.
Fasten thread & you are finished.
You’ve just learn how to line a hat with fabric. If you have any crocheted hats or other projects you’d like lined with fleece or other fabric, it’s time to start testing this technique. It’s for sure quite easy, & the best thing is that you won’t be needing any complex measurement to learn how to line a hat with fleece fabric.
Before you comment below & add you’re favorite reasons to line a hat with fabric, remember to download the workbook, to access the best resource for lining a hat with fabric.