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Double Toque (Machault)


Tubular knit hat able to be worn a variety of ways. Can be doubled with a tapered flap hanging to one side of the head or folded completely in and turned up around the brim for 4 layers of warm wool around the ears. This medium weight hat is period accurate for the17th century, 18th century-mid 19th century. Light weight preshrunk hand spun yarn is used for this hand knit toque (also called a French toque or an English voyager hat). The pattern is based on a hat recovered from the "Machault" ship. Mostly knit from natural sheep colors, but can use dyed, solid, or mixt yarn.

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