My father wanted a hat and after having a go at this beret, the free pattern for which can be found here:
I figured I’d ask Jan to do it for me and she came up with this, modelled by my photographer:
It looks good all sorts of ways:
A seriously French angle:
And, for we footy fans, a boy’s hat HAS to be able to do this:
It’s in some left over Eki Riva Natal which is a fine alpaca/silk mix. Took about a ball and a half. Really lovely to knit and to wear. Left over from the gorgeous cardigan I shrunk and felted to something a 5 year old couldn’t wear. Sob.