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Embellish Your Witch's Hat by Marie LeBaron for Alphamom.com

Embellish Your Witch’s Hat for Halloween

By Marie LeBaron

You’ll Cackle with this Crafty Witch Hat
By Marie LeBaron

If you’re still looking for that last minute costume idea, give a plain black witch hat some green flashy flare. By simply gluing on some yarn, your hat can become even scarier. Your little witch will want to start cackling every day until Halloween.

Embellish Your Witch's Hat for Halloween by Marie LeBaron for Alphamom.com
Supplies for Witch Hat with Hair:

* Black witch hat – $1 Walmart for a child-size witch hat, this one came with the hanging spider already, but that could easily be tied on top of the hat with string and a spider ring.
* Yarn – black, green, purple, orange, all colors could work
* Black ribbon – 1/2 inch to 1 inch thick
* Hot glue – one of the best crafting tools to have
Embellish Your Witch's Hat (supplies) by Marie LeBaron for Alphamom.com

How to make a Witch Hat with Hair:

First, measure the inside of your witch hat and cut a piece of black ribbon to that length, maybe even a few inches longer. Then string out your yarn as long or short as you want. You’ll want a lot of yarn, so keep it coming.
Embellish Your Witch's Hat (how-to) by Marie LeBaron for Alphamom.com
Then hot glue the yarn to your ribbon strip, I did this in batches. To make it a little more ghoulish, I added dark green and black yarn too. (Hot glue is “hot”, so please be careful as you work with it, possibly having ice water nearby just in case.)
Embellish Your Witch's Hat (how-to part 2) by Marie LeBaron for Alphamom.com
Once your strip has all it’s yarn attached, hot glue the strip to the inside of the hat. I only glued 2-3 inches at at time, making sure the ribbon strip was securely glued to the hat. I glued it to the bottom area of the hat, you could glue it up into the hat as well.
Embellish Your Witch's Hat for Halloween (how-to part 3) by Marie LeBaron for Alphamom.com
This witch hat did need some front bangs, so I trimmed the front yarn hair a few inches across. You want the witch to be able to show off her big wart nose!
Embellish Your Witch's Hat (how-to part 4) by Marie LeBaron for Alphamom.com

Now your hat is ready for witching and cackling! All it needs is a crafty Witch’s Broom to go with it.

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Published October 23, 2008. Last updated October 24, 2018.
About the Author

Marie LeBaron

Marie is a crafty mama; you can find her at her daily site Make and Takes.

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Marie is a crafty mama; you can find her at her daily site Make and Takes.

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