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  • Freeman Knit cap
    $39.95 "Freeman" Knit Cap
    This new knit cap is taken from the cap pictured in the circa 1822 painting by James Alexander Simpson of an African American "freeman".  The cap is hand knit wool and sits tall on the wearer's head and is made of red,...

  • Rolled brim cap in red/white/blue
    $39.95 Choose Options 18th / 19th Century Hand Knit Wool Cap - Striped pattern
    This style of knit wool hat can be seen in paintings sketches as early as the 17th century, if not before.  Our reproduction is faithful to the style and construction of the originals and are hand knit from North...

  • Navy blue with white/blue checkered cuff band
    $39.95 Choose Options 18th Century Dutch Caps
    Our "Dutch Cap" reproductions are styled after the caps that are housed in the Rijksumuseum from the Spitsbergen/Smeerenburg collection.  Our reproductions are made in similar colors to originals or can be customized to...

  • 18th century mitts or wristers
    $49.95 Choose Options 18th Century Style Hand Knit Wristers or "Mitts"
    Common 18th century style wrister, which is really a "sleeve" that reaches from just above the elbow all the way down to the hand.  Hand knit from 100%, 2 ply wool.  Guaranteed to keep you warm on those cold...

  • 19th Century Wristers
    $29.95 19th Century Style Wristers
    19th Century style wristers, hand knit from 100% wool yarn.  This style of wrister covers from just above the wrist to down over the fingers.  Our reproductions are made from 2 ply woolen yarn that was spun and...

  • Our reproduction 9th New Hampshire mittens
    $39.95 3rd New Hampshire "Cole" Mittens
    The original mittens were sent from home to John S. Cole of the 3rd New Hampshire Infantry in 1861.  The originals appear to have never been worn, and are a great example of sent from home knit items in the Civil War...

  • New style like original in Echoes of Glory
    $44.95 Choose Options Balaclava
    The term balaclava first began being used during and following the Crimean War.  During the that time, hand knit balaclavas were sent to the British troops to help protect them from the bitter cold weather. British...

  • Navy with gray designs
    $44.95 Choose Options Carlton Whitby Knit Cap
    The General Carlton Whitby was a British Naval vessel that sank on 27th September 1785 near Debci off the Polish Coast, while loaded with a cargo of iron.  In 1985 the discovery of the ship's bell led to the discovery...

  • Our reproduction hand knit woolen scarf
    $44.95 Civilan Style Hand Knit Scarf
    This scarf is hand knit from handspun woolen yarns.  This scarf is a faithful reproduction of a scarf we saw in an image of an 1850's gentleman, which can be seen here.  Great period styling and repro! ...

  • Dark red hand knit scarf with red/white/blue fringe
    $39.95 Handknit Scarf - Solid color with multi colored fringe
    Great new scarf design here for SUM!  This scarf is handknit from handspun 100% wool.  Currently availalbe in dark red with red/white/blue fringe.  Great representation of a period...

  • Machault Cap in Madder (rust) red
    $59.95 Choose Options Machault Cap
    Paddling their canoes across the flowing waters of the Great Lakes, the 18th century fur traders of the northwest were often wearing this type of cap or "Voyageur hat."  The original of this cap was recovered from the...

  • Men's knit "driving" gloves
    $39.95 Men's Knit Gloves
    Godey's magazine, in 1863, featured a knitting pattern for what was described as men's "driving" gloves.  These gloves are based on that pattern and have been knit from 100% wool that is small gauge and small and...

  • 18th century mittens in brown
    $39.95 Mittens - 18th century style
    Hand knit from 100% wool yarn, in dark and earthtone colors.  These mittens are from a common 18th century pattern.  Our faithful reproductions are made from 100% woolen yarns that are spun and dyed in a woolen...

  • 19th century trigger mittens
    $39.95 Mittens- Civilian style snowflake pattern with trigger finger
    Hand knit from 100% wool yarn, in period civilian design of the snowflake pattern.  The yarns used in our socks come from a North American mills that has been in business since 1857.  The wool is spun and dyed in...

  • Monmouth cap
    $32.95 Choose Options Monmouth Cap
     The Monmouth cap was fashionable between the 15th and 18th centuries, and is associated with the town of Monmouth in Wales.  The hand knitted round caps were popular with both soldiers and civilians.  The...

  • Logwood gray with tan cuff
    $39.95 Choose Options Natural dyed "Dutch" Caps
    Hand knit from naturally dyed 100% hand spun woolen yarns.  These caps are made in the same styles as our other "Dutch" knit caps, but with the added features of having naturally dyed, handspun yarns.  Currently...

  • Hand knit scarf
    $44.95 Choose Options Scarf
    Hand knit from 100% wool yarn, made from solid colors with contrasting stripes at each end.  As with our other hand knit items, these scarves are made from North American raised woolen yarns that are spun and dyed by a...

  • Black/Natural White/Gray striped cap
    $39.95 Choose Options Striped Monmouth Cap
    Hogarth's 18th century paintings are full of these type of caps:  close fitting, finely knit caps in various combinations of stripes and colors.  Our example is currently available in gray, light gray, and natural...

  • Thomas Taylor Knit Cap
    $39.95 Thomas Taylor Louisiana Knit Cap
    This knit cap was used during the Civil War by Thomas Taylor of the 8th Louisiana Infantry and is housed in the Museum of the Confederacy.  The original was reportedly red and white, but we have made our first...