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Here's my first attempt at 18th Century knitting.

Knitted, then felted, its now bombproof!!

Please excuse the model, not enough tea that day!!

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And especially for AndyR a 'how not to wear' pic

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Thank you, a compliment indeed from a fellow knitter

It was a hybrid of 2 pattens i found on the net, one free, one not. Something I often end up doing, especially with socks! Am very set in my ways with heels and toes, never follow a pattern 100%.

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Very dapper - well done :D
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good job on the boonet just like mine

now can you do something about the wearer ?
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Scots bonnet-one of my favoured chilli breeds.
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Nigel wrote:now can you do something about the wearer ?
Hence the comedy beard and 'tache.

It really is bombproof- I reckon it'd bounce musket shot at close range!
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[quote="Phil the Grips]It really is bombproof- I reckon it'd bounce musket shot at close range![/quote]

On hot days, turn it upside down, fill with water, and insert head in to bonnet.

You will have a "jelly fish" look about you for a short while while the water drains, but it does keep you head cool..!
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Post by Henrik Bjoern Boegh »

Very nice bonnet! Well done!
Did you use the one on the Scotwars website? All my bonnets are based on that pattern, and I'm very happy with mine.

Where are the viking horns on it, Phil?

Andy, are you serious? Filling it with water?

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Henrik Bjoern Boegh wrote: Andy, are you serious? Filling it with water?
Oh yes - kept us cool in the Virgina sun that trick did.

And despite being the most mobile infantry unit there, not one of us went down with heat stroke (unlike the locals)
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Andy R wrote:
Henrik Bjoern Boegh wrote: Andy, are you serious? Filling it with water?
Oh yes - kept us cool in the Virgina sun that trick did.

And despite being the most mobile infantry unit there, not one of us went down with heat stroke (unlike the locals)
Yep,I've done it as well.........
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Phil the Grips wrote:
Nigel wrote:now can you do something about the wearer ?
Hence the comedy beard and 'tache.

It really is bombproof- I reckon it'd bounce musket shot at close range!
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Nice, shame about the ugly model, looks familiar but the cunning disguise covers him so well.
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