This is very close - but the one I am looking for would look like this hat
turned inside out..
Instead of a 'Flat Cap' look, it is more of a 'pill box' hat style.
On Sat, Jan 1, 2011 at 8:02 PM, Adam MacDonald <
> That sounds like a perfect description of the **modern** Afghani pakol hat
> often referred to as the 'Mujahedeen hat'
> The mention of the pintucks in sets of three was the thing that really
> caught my eye...
> G�rc� Iskender (Sasha)
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> From: "Kat" <purplkat597@... <purplkat597%40gmail.com>>
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> Sent: Saturday, January 01, 2011 4:26 PM
> Subject: [sig] SOS Need help finding pattern for hat
> >I put my foot in my mouth and said I would make a hat for a friend.
> > Now I can't find a pattern for the bloody thing.
> > I have been told it is a "Russian / Cossak" style hat.
> > It looks as follows:
> > The top is a circular piece of wool
> > The sides are straight approx 2 - 3x the length from top to bottom of
> > earlobe. The sides are then either folded or rolled up to approx the
> > middle of the ear.
> > There appear to be pin-tucks (in sets of 3 tucks) down the sides (from
> > to bottom)
> > Can anyone give me a pic of this? or a page with better instructions?
> > If I have a good up close pic (on a person's head) I can figure out the
> > pattern.
> > Thanks
> > Katheryne the spinner
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