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PODA headband/cowl/bun hat - handdyed, -spun, and -knit in extra fine merino wool; soft & thin handknit fabric; many ways to wear, purple

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Poda is a new, original headband/hat/cowl design for 2017!

This one was knit (by me, all by hand) from a very soft, fine merino wool I spun into a delicate, lightweight chain ply yarn. This approach to spinning creates a unique self-striping yarn, and in this design the stitch pattern shaping gives those stripes a jagged look - making the yellow like stylized lightning bolts against a soft purple-grey background!

It's sized to fit most average adults, 22"-24" head circumference, and will also fit most as a small cowl-style neckwarmer. Add a touch of texture and color to your winter gear either way, and keep a little warmer while you're at it!

This design has almost as much coverage as a hat, but the top is open, to accommodate a messy bun or high ponytail.

This version of Poda is made from all-natural materials--100% wool, very fine merino, plus shell buttons--and eco-friendlier professional acid dyes. It can be handwashed gently in cool water, reshaped, and dried flat, as needed.

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I strive to make excellent garments, accessories, and yarns, taking great care in the process of each. Since my work is so oriented to such personal close-contact wear and most things like hats, scarves, and other similar items aren't returnable, sales are final.

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From time to time, I take on very limited numbers of custom projects. Accurate custom measurements are the absolute responsibility of the client, so please double check! Turn around times vary, but are generally at least 4-5 weeks. Summer's a great time to order winter woolens made just for you!

PODA headband/cowl/bun hat - handdyed, -spun, and -knit in extra fine merino wool; soft & thin handknit fabric; many ways to wear, purple

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