Cable knit beanie: handknit wool hat from the Aran Islands. This classic cabled hat is 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.
This particular hat is knit in a pure wool Irish-spun yarn (Donegal Yarns Donegal Heather). The beautiful vibrant purple colour will be sure to give a lift to any outfit, while the classic Aran style with a twist makes it suitable for both country and city.
The beanie measures around 20 inches (51 cm) in circumference (flat, unworn) and 9 inches (23 cm) from brim to crown. It is nice and stretchy, and would comfortably fit a head circumference of up to 26" (66cm).
I have listed some other hats she has knit in a similar style but in different colours over here: https://www.etsy.com/ie/listing/1061977290/cable-knit-beanie-handknit-wool-hat-from?ref=shop_home_active_1&frs=1
Thank you for looking, and feel free to get in touch if you have any queries : )
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