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Hand knit and heavily fulled in pure wool, and featuring a hand made button, these can be made tall or short. The flaps on the shorter version can be rearranged to fit under the chin if desired, those on the taller one work best left in place as a snug headband.


Any shade you like, a couple of popular ones are in the dropdown but feel free to specify something else, and its helpful if you also put a note of your approximate headsize in the order notes at checkout or by email so that I can set the straps to the right length.


These distinctive caps are a good choice for sailor impresssions from the 16th and 17th centuries, and reflect a recent collaboration with Galen of Toadspool Tailoring, who has kindly allowed the use of his photo in the listing. You can read more about his explorations of this style and see photos of the source material in his article at


There is also a variation styled on the Kilcommon cap in the National Museum of Ireland, shown here in dark green


As with all my made to order caps, please allow me up to three months to make this for you, though I'm often much faster.

Button Bonnet -to order

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