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Knit Kit - Raised Diamond Beanie + - Gorgeous Alpacas
Knit Kit - Raised Diamond Beanie + - Gorgeous Alpacas
Knit Kit - Raised Diamond Beanie + - Gorgeous Alpacas

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Knit Kit - Raised Diamond Beanie +

£28.00

Quantity

The choices shown here are for our undyed yarns. If you want this a different colour, choose from the Coloured Yarn range below, then:
1.  select your other options
2. Select ADD TO BASKET and
3. put your colour choices in the space for NOTES.

UK - free delivery if you spend over £40. We dispatch same if order received before noon, and next day after noon. Delivery estimated 2-3 days.

At Gorgeous we take pride in both the quality of our products and the support we give to you. Our aim is to ensure that every customer has a positive experience when dealing with us so that they will recommend us to their friends and colleagues! However, if this product fails to meet your expectations, we provide a 100% guaranteed replacement service, or a full refund. We pay the cost of the return, so just contact us if you need to make a return.

If you are buying a knitting or crochet kit, and you run out of yarn, please contact us. We will always supply more. This will only happen occasionally, when your tension is significantly different to our pattern advice. However we want you to finish your project whatever the reason, so just contact us with a photo of the stage you have reached and we will send out some more.

Description

Intermediate Skill Level

For anyone who wants a bit of subtle pattern, and a bit more of a challenge. It includes an optional fixed brim, worked using a conditional caston, but with the option to choose the traditional foldup hat brim.

As with all Gorgeous alpaca DK kits, it's warm and cosy, but lightweight and breathes well. The alpaca yarn has a small amount of 100% natural sheep's wool blended in, which makes it easy to knit with, and still retains that wonderful alpaca softness.

You can choose the colour of the pompom during checkout.

This hat can be washed by hand or in a machine on a wool wash at 20 degrees.

Supplied with 100g (225m) Gorgeous DK yarn made from 75% alpaca/25% sheep, 4.5mm needles (optional), a darning needle, and a faux fur pompom.

Because it's alpaca yarn....

  • you can wear it out in the rain, and still keep your head dry (proven by us frenquently!)
  • it won't itch, even if it's warm and your indoors or the sun comes out - it just stays comfy
  • It's super uber soft and comfy
  • Dog walkers, gardeners, and horse riders love it because they can crunch it up to nothing in their coat pocket (better without the pompom for this)

 

Other Colour Options

Midnight Blue DK Alpaca Yarn 50g - Gorgeous Alpacas
Midnight Blue DK Alpaca Yarn 50g - Gorgeous Alpacas

Midnight Blue DK Alpaca Yarn 50g

Sapphire DK Alpaca Yarn 50g - Gorgeous Alpacas
Sapphire DK Alpaca Yarn 50g - Gorgeous Alpacas

Sapphire DK Alpaca Yarn 50g

Lilac DK Alpaca Yarn 50g - Gorgeous Alpacas
Lilac DK Alpaca Yarn 50g - Gorgeous Alpacas

Lilac DK Alpaca Yarn 50g

Grey DK Alpaca Yarn 50g - Gorgeous Alpacas
Grey DK Alpaca Yarn 50g - Gorgeous Alpacas

Grey DK Alpaca Yarn 50g

Rose DK Alpaca Yarn 50g - Gorgeous Alpacas
Rose DK Alpaca Yarn 50g - Gorgeous Alpacas

Rose DK Alpaca Yarn 50g

French Navy DK Alpaca Yarn 50g - Gorgeous Alpacas
French Navy DK Alpaca Yarn 50g - Gorgeous Alpacas

French Navy DK Alpaca Yarn 50g

Jade DK Alpaca Yarn 50g - Gorgeous Alpacas
Jade DK Alpaca Yarn 50g - Gorgeous Alpacas

Jade DK Alpaca Yarn 50g

Sky Blue DK Alpaca Yarn 50g - Gorgeous Alpacas
Sky Blue DK Alpaca Yarn 50g - Gorgeous Alpacas

Sky Blue DK Alpaca Yarn 50g

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All kits marked with + are also available in our coloured yarn range

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Knit Kit - Cable Beanie + - Gorgeous Alpacas
Knit Kit - Cable Beanie + - Gorgeous Alpacas
Knit Kit - Cable Beanie + - Gorgeous Alpacas
Knit Kit - Cable Beanie + - Gorgeous Alpacas
Knit Kit - Cable Beanie + - Gorgeous Alpacas
Knit Kit - Cable Beanie + - Gorgeous Alpacas

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£28.00
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£28.00
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Knit Kit - Aran 3-to-1 Hat - Gorgeous Alpacas
Knit Kit - Aran 3-to-1 Hat - Gorgeous Alpacas
Knit Kit - Aran 3-to-1 Hat - Gorgeous Alpacas

Knit Kit - Aran 3-to-1 Hat

£28.00
Knit Kit - Fisherman's Hat & Scarf - Gorgeous Alpacas
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Knit Kit - Fisherman's Hat & Scarf - Gorgeous Alpacas
Knit Kit - Fisherman's Hat & Scarf - Gorgeous Alpacas
Knit Kit - Fisherman's Hat & Scarf - Gorgeous Alpacas
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£46.00
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Knit Kit - Striped Easy to Knit + - Gorgeous Alpacas
Knit Kit - Striped Easy to Knit + - Gorgeous Alpacas
Knit Kit - Striped Easy to Knit + - Gorgeous Alpacas
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£28.00
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£28.00
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Knit Kit - Wise Owl Beanie +

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What our customers say...

These reviews are provided by Feefo, the independent reviewer. If you want to read more, simply click on their logo to find out if we are the kind of people you can work with!

What's so Gorgeous

Virtually all the yarn we sell is from our own small herd of alpacas or sourced in the UK from other UK herds of alpacas. Some is 100% alpaca, others are mixed with up to 25% sheep's wool, also sourced from UK herds. We have one small collection of Peruvian yarns (the original home of all alpaca herds).

We use no man-made fibres or chemicals and our packaging is 100% recyclable

About Alpaca Fleece

Your Well-being

You'll find a surprising amount of research on the power of knitting to reduce depression, loneliness, and even improve mental capacity. Here's a few highlights from the research:

Knitting lowers the heart rate by an average of 11 beats per minute.

Harvard Medical School, Mind & Body Institute 2001

Knitting reduces loneliness and increases our sense of usefulness and inclusion.

The Mayo Clinic, 2011

Knitting improves cognitive skills & reduces memory loss.

The Mayo Clinic, 2011

83% knitters and crochetiers say that the biggest benefit of learning the askill is a sense of accomplishment.

The Craft Council

Sustainable Credentials

 Alpaca yarn can be processed at lower temperatures, and no chemicals are used in the process

All colours are natural, and from our own and other UK grass-fed herds.

Alpaca yarn is long lasting, so products will literally last a life-time!

Uniqueness of Alpaca Yarn

Alpaca yarn is popular because it’s so soft, durable, luxurious and silky. In fact, it's stronger than mohair, finer than cashmere, smoother than silk, softer than cotton, warmer than goosedown, and more breathable than thermal knits. While it's similar to sheep’s wool, it is warmer, not prickly, and has no lanolin, which makes it hypoallergenic.

The fibre has a unique hollow quality that means it keeps you warm when it's cold, but keeps you cool when it's hot. It means it's also naturally water-repellent. As evidence, we wear our hats in the rain and come in with totally dry hair ... so finally, knitwear that you can wear in wind, rain and sunshine!

lt's even flame resistant!

What our customers say

I needed a warm hat to keep me happy down at the stables mucking out on cold mornings. My lovely hat kept me beautifully toasty & comfy. Really good fit and individual while being on trend at the same time. Fab!

Jane P

I loved the way that it came packed in the box with everything that you need to complete the cushion cover. The instructions are easy to understand, I might need some help with the buttonholes. I've probably done about 10cm today, it's been quite therapeutic, the wool is so soft, lovely to handle.

Sue P

I got a Knitting kit. I had a lot of fun knitting my hat. It fits really nicely and keeps me warm and it is really good quality. The instructions are really clear and it was my first time knitting.

Anna, aged 13

They say you can tell a cold water swimmer because of the smile on their face - it is so uplifting! But getting warm afterwards is essential, and nothing is better than one of Gorgeous Alpaca's hats - warm, soft and beautiful to look at. Thank you.

Dina C