What could be easier for knitters? Among the thirty items HuffPost style editors want for Fall 2014 are fur pom pom hats. Posted twice along with capes and big turtlenecks, knitting the stocking hat beanies are easy patterns for knitters everywhere.
Fur pom poms can be found on many online sites and are in great abundance in both real mink or fox or in fake fur on Etsy. There is a massive selection of hand knit hats topped with fun or real fur, and several options to purchase just the pom poms. The faux fur pom poms are also available at Yarn.com and online at Premier Yarns from $8.99-$9.99.
Or you can actually make the fur pom poms using 100% bulky wool and then brushing them with a wire brush to achieve the furriness. Fur pom poms can also be made using faux fur fabric or real fur hides like rabbit, fox, or raccoon. Ready made four-inch real fox pom poms in eleven different colors are available at mjtrim.com in New York. Here Erica shows how to sew on any kind of pom pom.
As far as hat patterns go, use a plain or patterned stocking hat beanie pattern or jazz it up with a slouchy hat pattern. Crochet or knit a plain beanie hat pattern for beginners and top it with a fur pom pom for instant fashion must-have for Fall 2014.