Wool beanies: handknit cable knit hats in luxury wool. I created these lovely hats while i was working on my latest knitting pattern, the Beirt Aran Beanie. I used beautiful luxury wool for each hat, ranging from the classic Irish Donegal Yarns Aran Tweed, to the small batch American yarn Brooklyn Tweed Shelter.
'Giorraíonn beirt bóthar’ is an old Irish proverb which means ‘Two shorten the road’. The Beirt (pronounced Bert) Aran Beanie features two side-by-side little cables which illustrate this proverb perfectly! The zig-zag stitch pattern, which is commonly seen in Aran knitting, often symbolises two people travelling together along life’s winding paths. As a knitter from the Aran Islands, I love adapting the Aran style to suit modern tastes.
Each hat is sized for an adult, with three sizes provided in total: Small, Medium and Large. The Small size would equate to a traditional women's size, and the Large would equate to a traditional men's size. Please see below for the measurements for each hat, as some vary a little in size:
White Hat - Small - 15"/30cm circumference (flat/unworn); 8.5"/21.5cm in height
Pink Hat - Medium - 18"/45cm circumference (flat/unworn); 8.5"/21.5cm in height
Purple Hat - Large - 19"/49cm circumference (flat/unworn); 8.5"/21.5cm in height
Light Green Hat - Medium - 17.5"/44cm circumference (flat/unworn); 8.5"/21.5cm in height
Dark Green Hat - Large - 19"/49cm circumference (flat/unworn); 8.5"/21.5cm in height
The knitting pattern to create your own hat is available over here: https://www.etsy.com/ie/listing/1268635729/knitting-pattern-aran-beanie-and-cowl?click_key=9d1c9ab5d32e970c9e02ee0c641a1cd442d04d0e%3A1268635729&click_sum=1164afb0&ref=shop_home_active_1
However, each of the beanies pictured here is available now and ready to ship.
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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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- A packing slip is not included, to save on paper waste, and duplicating information already available online.