Aran beanie hat: handknit hat with neckwarmer. I really enjoyed knitting this lovely hat since the Irish yarn was so luxurious - Brandon from Atlantic Coast Yarns (80% merino/20% angora) I had just enough left to make a cosy neckwarmer, perfect for keeping out the winter chills. This yarn is really soft and cosy - bound to keep you warm!
The wool is a lovely charcoal grey, but as you can see in the close-up photos, it has little flecks of tweed in it to add depth to the colour (primarily grey white and blue flecks). The grey makes for a great neutral accessory, bound to co-ordinate with any coat or jacket.
I knit the hat using my own knitting pattern (which is also available over here: https://www.etsy.com/ie/listing/574671620/knitting-pattern-instant-download-pdf?ref=shop_home_active_1 )
I also have a few hats of this style available in other colours; however, these do not have any matching neckwarmers. You can see them here: https://www.etsy.com/ie/listing/548378052/chunky-knit-beanie-handknit-hat-in?ref=shop_home_active_22&cns=1
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!
The hat measures 17 inches/43 cm in circumference unworn/unstretched; and would comfortably fit a head circumference of up to 25 inches/64 cm. From brim to crown it measures 8 1/2 inches/22 cm. The neckwarmer is the same circumference, but measures 2 1/2 inches/6cm in height.
Thank you for looking, and feel free to get in touch if you have any queries : )
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