I put a navy blue bucket hat on Everett every time we are outside. That way his eyes are shaded from the sun and I don't have to worry about putting sunscreen on his neck and ears. Well.... we live in an older/established neighborhood (with lots of retired-age people) and whenever we run into a neighbor they think Everett is a girl. I think that they think the bucket hat is a bonnet!
Then my friend blogged about some cute baby hats her sister makes. They are adorable. I thought that a ball cap might signify boyishness better than a bonnet... so I spent a couple naptimes making a new hat for Everett.... and one for Sawyer too!
(Sawyer is a much better hat model)
The hats are nowhere near perfect but I think they're adorable. I didn't have a pattern and I've definitely never made a hat before- so I took a hat that I had and tried my best to copy it. Both hats are made out of Jake's old firefighter T-shirt and knit scraps.
The first hat I made was orange and white with a green bill. It would've been awesome but I messed it up pretty bad.... then I came up with this one and I couldn't be happier!
*Now you know why Sawyer is a better hat model!
It's been pretty cloudy the last few days so we haven't had a real opportunity to try the hats out. If Ev leaves his hat on while outside I have a feeling I'll make a million more. They are just so cute!