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  • Freeman Knit cap
    $39.95 Choose Options "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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Hand knit camp hat or "tam"
    $44.95 Camp Hat or "Tam"
    New offering by our knitters, we are pleased to offer Civil War period camp hats or "tams."  These type of knit hats show up often in photos and some original photos still exist.  Our reproduction is hand knit from...

  • 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 Choose Options 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
    $39.95 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...

  • Thomas Taylor Knit Cap
    $39.95 Choose Options 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...