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Hand knit caps

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...