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Introducing Lee & Pearl Pattern #1008
Classic Ball Cap and Big Fat Trucker Hat for 18" Dolls
Play ball! And also... keep on truckin'.
Lee & Pearl's 18" doll version of the classic baseball cap perfectly replicates the full-size original, a staple of sports and casual wear since the 19th century. Our hat features six panels for a molded fit, ventilating eyelets on each panel, a "squatchee" (matching fabric-covered button) at the top, and an optional vent at the back for the look of an adjustable cap (and also a useful ponytail vent!)
Our Big Fat Trucker Hat is a trendy tweak on the classic silhouette, standing ever-so-slightly taller and wider, with a stiffly-interfaced double panel in front begging to be decorated in any way you choose, and mesh panels along the sides and back.
The Classic Ball Cap is rated EASY as the curved sections fit together in a series of straight seams. This pattern is an excellent choice for a beginner looking to start making doll hats.
The Big Fat Trucker Hat is rated EASY/INTERMEDIATE as the mesh material can be trickier to work with than standard woven fabric. If you use nylon net or mesh, we highly recommend finishing the prickly edges with a serger so they don't catch in your doll's hair.
With both styles, Lee & Pearl's photo-illustrated directions and computer-drafted, guaranteed-to-fit-together pattern pieces make construction as easy as possible.