Aran Beanie hats in dog wool. The last time I listed dog wool beanies, they proved surprisingly popular, so I have been looking out for suppliers of this special yarn since. And I found one on Etsy - YarnHome was the source of this lovely wool. I will link to her shop here in case you want to learn more about this unusual fibre: https://www.etsy.com/ie/listing/1028451592/dog-wool-yarn-combed-caucasian-shepherd?click_key=85541a6b037e1a22c074b2f7bb6fdb162d33c3c9%3A1028451592&click_sum=226dd970&ref=shop_home_active_1&clickFromShopCard=1&pro=1&sts=1
Basically this wool is a blend of dog wool (80% Caucasian Shepherd Dog wool) and sheep wool (20%). It is quite a light fibre, but very cosy. In terms of softness, I would describe it as rustic - it's wonderful for hats (and supposedly wonderful for socks, although I haven't tried this myself) but is not as soft as merino wool.
And now to the hat styles! I have 3 different styles of hat available, all created from my own knitting patterns. The Simple Cable Beanie has a single cable running around the hat, just above the brim. The rest of the hat is worked in ribbing, creating a cosy, stretchy fabric. The knitting pattern is here, should you fancy creating your own version: https://www.etsy.com/ie/listing/525915950/knitting-pattern-instant-download-pdf?click_key=9b1f2d751d002df987a09beccae2d8f2f9c0eee2%3A525915950&click_sum=f0ee8822&ref=shop_home_feat_1&clickFromShopCard=1&bes=1
The Renmore Beanie has a diamond cable running around the hat, just above the brim. As with the Simple Cable Beanie, the rest of the hat is worked in ribbing, creating a cosy, stretchy fabric. The knitting pattern for the Renmore Beanie is available here: https://www.etsy.com/ie/listing/636442390/hat-knitting-pattern-instant-download?click_key=f9c7b2d93550cecebc3f457fb2da56dc97225ae4%3A636442390&click_sum=b5bf5a68&ref=shop_home_feat_2&clickFromShopCard=1
The Mervue Beanie has an allover cable pattern. This hat is a more fitted style than the other two. Again, I have the knitting pattern available for it here: https://www.etsy.com/ie/listing/655531025/hat-knitting-pattern-instant-download?click_key=e818f3b7cc9d1a992fbf21eb17db51b871ac9a28%3A655531025&click_sum=b96dfd8d&ref=shop_home_active_12&clickFromShopCard=1&crt=1
The hats all have 3 sizes available, Small, Medium & Large. Dimensions are as follows:
Simple Cable Beanie Small: Circumference: 15"/38cm Height 7.25"/18.5cm
Simple Cable Beanie Medium: Circumference: 17"/43cm Height 7.75"/19.5cm
Simple Cable Beanie Large: Circumference: 18"/46cm Height 8"/20cm
Renmore Beanie Small: Circumference: 15"/38cm Height 7.5"/19.5cm
Renmore Beanie Medium: Circumference: 17"/43.5cm Height 8"/20.5cm
Renmore Beanie Large: Circumference: 18"/46cm Height 8.25"/20.5cm
Mervue Beanie Small: Circumference: 16"/40.5cm Height 7.5"/19cm
Mervue Beanie Medium: Circumference: 16"/40.5cm Height 8.25"/21cm
Mervue Beanie Large: Circumference: 18.5"/47cm Height 8"/19.5cm
I'm a knitter from the Aran Islands and am delighted to have my own original designs now available here : )
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