Aran beanie hat scarf set in luxury yarn. I enjoyed knitting my new Aran design in this lovely new yarn! Both these beautiful hat and cowl sets are knit in a luxury Irish yarn, spun in a heritage mill in Donegal. That yarn is Studio Donegal Alpaca Tweed, a soft. light and warm mix of merino wool (83%) and alpaca (17%).
I knit both beanie and cowl sets from my own design, the Moher Beanie, and the knitting pattern for the hat is available here: https://www.etsy.com/ie/listing/908758288/hat-knitting-pattern-moher-beanie?ref=shop_home_active_4
As a knitter from the Aran Islands, I love adapting traditional motifs to suit modern accessories, and showing just how timeless this Aran style can be. I have two of these sets available, one larger size in beige, and a smaller size in blue. Both these colours are great neutrals, bound to look good with any coat or jacket, and looking equally good in the city or countryside.
The beige hat measures around 19 inches/48 cm in circumference (flat, unworn), and 9 inches/23 cm from brim to crown. This would comfortable fit a head circumference of up to 26 inches/66 cm. The beige matching cowl measures the same in circumference, but 4 1/2 inches/11.5 cm in height.
The slightly smaller blue hat measures around 16 inches/40 cm in circumference (flat, unworn), and 9 inches/23 cm from brim to crown. This would comfortable fit a head circumference of up to 24 inches/60 cm. The blue matching cowl measures the same in circumference, but 4 1/2 inches/11.5 cm in height.
Thank you for looking, and feel free to get in touch if you have any queries!
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