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Sally Pointer

for Historic Hats   2009

Tudor Cap

This pattern is based on my ongoing study of sixteenth century portraits and also first hand inspection of a number of extant hats in museum collections. Whilst there can be a great deal of variation in caps from the Tudor period, this pattern results in a good basic flat cap suitable for most of the sixteenth century.

It is a relatively quick knit, worked at the heavier end of the range of yarn weights for this type of hat, and is a good introduction to knitting historic caps. The cap is fulled after knitting to give a dense smooth finish which can have a nap raised and shorn on it if required.

The pattern also includes a short commentary on Tudor caps and is annotated with further reading suggestions and references to source material, making it of particular relevance to those re-enacting sixteenth century life.

Pattern Detail

  • no charts
  • no schematics
  • no sewing
  • all season
  • circular
  • one size fits average adult, but adjustable; see data page
  • digital PDF has 7 pages (a4 size)
  • easy
    • 4 x 4 in
    • 5.0 mm
    • US 8
    • 20.0 st st
Click below for more images and yarn requirements
Greytudor Tudor_cap.pdf-4data

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