How Do You Fold A Paper Pirate Hat?
Pirates wore many kinds of hats and bandannas. A popular style was the captain’s hat. This was usually worn by the commander of the pirate vessel. The captain’s hat was high and had a shape that was somewhat arched or triangular. Captain hats were often trimmed with plumes and gold and silver braids. You can make a simple pirate hat out of newspaper. Fold your newspaper in half so that just the first page is visible. You should be able to see the entire first page. Turn the paper so that the long side is horizontal. Fold down the two top corners so that they reach within 2 inches of the bottom of the paper and their sides meet in the middle. You should have a large triangle with a band or flap along the bottom. Fold up the top sheet of the flap. Fold the other side of the flap up toward the other side of the hat. Fold the entire hat in the middle on a line going from the point of the triangle down to the bottom of the hat. Re-open the fold. Your hat should have what appears to be two s