Introduction: Newspaper Hat!

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This is how to make an awesome newspaper hat!

Step 1: First Folds

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first thing you need to do is fold down the top corners to the middle, like the pics below

Step 2: Fold and Flip

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in this step you will have to fold up part of the newspaper, then flip it over.

Step 3: Bring in and Tuck

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for this step, bring in the sides to the middle, bring them farther away for the middle if you have a bigger head. then bring the bottom left and right corners up to the crease, then tuck that section into the crease.

Step 4: Folding Down

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Then fold the top down into the pocket you made

Step 5: Open and Tuck

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Then open it flat, and tuck the sides in.

Step 6: Open It

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then open up the hat

Step 7: Style It!

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Wear the hat and show the world your true coolness!


yoyojoeco (author)2010-10-29


Alinora (author)2010-09-03

Wha....? sorry, but REALLLY confusing on my understanding. any1 else?

ZOOBREAK (author)2009-07-21

no offense but, how big is your head? cause that hat didn't fit my head

Slangan1117 (author)ZOOBREAK2009-10-21

In step 3, fold the sides farther from the middle if you have a bigger head

DUCTSTUFF (author)2009-08-12

Thats BADASS!!

cooltool456 (author)2009-05-24

annoying can't figure out what to do.

swilson62 (author)2009-04-18

I'm going to a Mad Hatter's Tea Party (stork party) and after jazzing it up with a few paper flowers, this is the mad hat I'm going in. How mad is that? Thanks for the brilliant design.

Raiyan (author)2009-01-03

Nice hat!

garden burger (author)2008-06-30

got to try.............

stephen williams (author)2008-03-31

this was great. Our 3rd grade reading story, The Printer, from Macmillan/Mcgraw-Hill, featured this type of hat. We made it in class and the kids loved them.

stereo123 (author)2007-11-26

i tried it but it turned out all ugly. Stupid brazilian newspapers, why the weird proportions?

ductytim (author)stereo1232008-02-22

what r u talkin about, mine turned out great,this a grate instructable

stereo123 (author)ductytim2008-03-08

yes, it indeed. I had trouble because newspapers around here are not all the same sizes. I tried it later with a standard proportioned one, it turned out nice then!

Slangan1117 (author)ductytim2008-03-08


IdahoDavid (author)2007-11-25

These are the hats the printers always wore when I was working in printshops as a teenager. I always wondered I they were made. Thank you.

Slangan1117 (author)2007-11-24

i made another instructable on how to use this, some cardboard, and duct tape to make it into a duct tape trucker hat! its pretty cool. check it out

GorillazMiko (author)2007-11-23

awesome hahahaha

hay_jumper (author)2007-11-22

I always stopped at step 2! This is much swankier.

Slangan1117 (author)hay_jumper2007-11-23

thanks! it is pretty swankie!

Sunbanks (author)2007-11-22

I just had to go get some newspaper even though its 11 pm

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