I have a fun quick tutorial for you today.
It started out as an experiment. I saw $1 cuffed beanies at Walmart and wondered if I could add a brim to them to make them look a little bit like these Colombia brand ones.
It wasn't perfect but turned out pretty cute.
It really does take just a few minutes. Here goes.
Cut out a brim from a plastic yogurt container. It is a slim brim. Mine was about 1 1/2 inches at it's thickest in the middle.
And that's it! All done. Easy right? And so so inexpensive.
My oldest wanted to try it on too. I wasn't sure if it would fit him because of the mostly fixed cuff but it did okay. I had to pull the cuff down a bit but it still worked. Now that I have looked at the original again I think I could pull the cuff down a little more to make a bigger one for him.
Walmart also sells adult beanies just like these for $2! I would make one for my husband but he is a fish biologist/grad student so he does field work in below freezing temps right now and would need a better, a.k.a. more expensive, beanie.
Otherwise these beanies are great for around town and running errands with mom. :)