making it perfect for crocheting Viking helmets, which is exactly what I did.
Having finished the base of the helmets (here is the pattern I am using) with the bottom trim:
I began the work of crocheting the other elements that are needed to completely trick out this magnificent “fit for a Viking” crochet helmet including these circles — a decorative element for the top of the crochet helmet:
in conjunction with these four textured strips for each hat (three of which are pictured with each hat in the photos below):
With the “ta-da” crochet moment being the horns I had previously crocheted and still needed to stuff:
With a relatively productive crochet day under my belt, all that’s left for me to do is to crochet four horn bases and two horn strips, and then I will get out my beloved bent-tipped yarn needle and begin the business of assembling these helmets.
Thankfully, a friend has lent me her crochet mojo for the day, and with the borrowed mojo and some determination, I have a good shot at finishing these hats by Thursday morning.