Wool tweed beanies: I created these unique tweed beanies while working on my latest pattern, the Easy Tweed Beanie. I really wanted to use up the beautiful smaller amounts of luxury and/or organic wool that I had left from previous knits, and these lovely hats became the perfect solution!
Each one is truly unique, as it has a combination of wools which are not repeatable. I promise you that you will not see someone else wearing the same hat! The interplay of colours adds such interest to the fabric; creating a one-off artisan item of clothing. Each hat uses wool which is leftover from other projects, making great use of this eco-friendly, biodegradable fibre.
The hats are knit using two strands of wool, which makes them twice as cosy. The fabric formed is a little stiffer, and less stretchy, than a regular wool hat, but is truly warm against the elements. The main wool used in each hat is an organic Irish wool, by Yarn Vibes, but I also incorporated some other yarns, such as Brooklyn Tweed Shelter, and Donegal Yarns Aran Tweed. I would describe the Yarn Vibes wool as rustic - it is very hardwearing, and a traditional type of Aran yarn, but would not be suitable for someone who is sensitive to wool.
Each hat presented here is not only a different colour, but also a different size. Please read here for measurements:
* Small Hat (green hat) Circumference (flat/unworn): 18"/46 cm. Brim to crown: 9"/22.5 cm
* Medium Hat (purple hat) Circumference (flat/unworn): 18"/46 cm. Brim to crown: 9.5"/24 cm
* Large Hat (white hat) Circumference (flat/unworn): 19"/48 cm. Brim to crown: 10.25"/27 cm
I will be making more of these hats in the future, but as each one is unique, I shall not be offering these particular colourways again. If you see one you like, act now before it's gone!
I'm a knitter from the Aran Islands, and having made many hats over the years, I'm delighted to have my own designs on sale!
I have the knitting pattern over here if you would rather make your own version: https://www.etsy.com/ie/listing/1207441699/knitting-pattern-easy-tweed-beanie?click_key=e51a1334a8036040537e8ee8e987c1b8247f0e35%3A1207441699&click_sum=db20aba9&ref=shop_home_active_1&crt=1
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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