Cable knit beanie: handknit wool hat from the Aran Islands. These classic cabled hats are so warm and cosy for winter. As a knitter from the Aran Islands, I love sharing my designs - but this time the design is my mother's! She usually knits for a craft shop on the Aran Islands, but the shop has remained closed due to the pandemic, so she has built up a little supply of knits, which I am happy to list on her behalf. I have also listed some Aran sweaters that she has made; please feel free to browse my other listings.
Both hats are knit in a pure wool Irish-spun yarn (Donegal Yarns Donegal Heather). The classic Aran style with a twist makes them suitable for both country and city, and the colours are both great neutrals.
Both beanies measures around 20 inches (51 cm) in circumference (flat, unworn) and 9 inches (23 cm) from brim to crown. They are nice and stretchy, and would comfortably fit a head circumference of up to 26" (66cm).
Thank you for looking, and feel free to get in touch if you have any queries : )
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All my items are wrapped in crepe paper for free; if you would like sturdy wrapping for a festive occasion; please choose the gift wrapping option when ordering and let me know any special requirements (e.g. Christmas gift/birthday gift).
All of my knitted accessories (except items which have stuffing, like charms or baubles) can be machine-washed on a gentle wool wash at 30 degrees, or hand washed if you prefer. Certain items, such as cafetieres and tea-cosies, have been knitted in a more hard-wearing wool/acrylic mix: these can be washed in a regular machine wash at 40 degrees.
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- I believe that wool is one of the most environmentally-friendly fibres in the world; being renewable and biodegradable. Most of my knits are made using natural fibres; with the exception of knits which need to be machine-washable (such as tea cosies).
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Dec 28, 2021
This hat was clearly made and shipped with care, and it arrived surprisingly fast. The pattern is even lovelier in person. To other shoppers: highly recommended! To the seller: thank you!